The ICEHOUSE is a business growth centre that includes: business growth programmes for SMEs; a business incubator for start-ups; and New Zealand’s largest group of Angel Investors.
It is a collaborative partnership between The University of Auckland Business School, BNZ, HP, NZTE, Gen-i, Ernst & Young, Paul Diver, Grafton Consulting Group and Microsoft. It was established in 2001 in recognition of the importance of SMEs to the New Zealand economy.
The ICEHOUSE’s purpose is to take responsibility for delivering 350 of the 3000 firms needed to get New Zealand into the top half of the OECD by 2013.
We work with a range of SMEs, from start-ups to established multi-million dollar enterprises.
Our vision is to be the place for turning entrepreneurial companies into international successes.
Our mission is get alongside people who want to transform their companies, helping to grow both their talent & our country’s prosperity.
It is a perfect fit for Dr Leith Oliver to be charged with the task of independently judging the bnz Great Lake Taupō Business Awards – Business Categories, supported by the team at The ICEHOUSE.www.theicehouse.co.nz