Team

The Icehouse Ventures team is made up of experienced entrepreneurs, operators and investors. We have invested in over 200 companies, operate the largest angel network in New Zealand and have over $70 million in funds under management in our various venture capital funds. We pride ourselves on being deeply embedded as part of New Zealand's startup ecosystem. 

Barnaby Marshall

Barnaby Marshall

Partner

Fashion entrepreneur turned startup investor. Barnaby is responsible for the Flux Fund and working with early-stage companies to help them grow.

Clinton Geissler

Clinton Geissler

Seed Partner

Clinton is responsible for connecting with early-stage companies and helping them take on the world.

Jack McQuire

Jack McQuire

Partner

Jack leads several of our largest funds and angel networks. He is the architect of several key parts of the business.

Jason Wang

Jason Wang

Partner

Jason leads our Eden Ventures fund and network.

Lauren Fong

Lauren Fong

Arc Angels Manager

Lauren is responsible for the Arc Angels network and funds. Her mission is to create better opportunities for female entrepreneurs in New Zealand.

Mason Bleakley

Mason Bleakley

Associate

Mason is responsible for investor relationships and business operations.

Matt Gunn

Matt Gunn

Senior Associate

Matt is responsible for dealflow, connecting portfolio companies with talent and making the boat go faster.

Peter Thomson

Peter Thomson

CTO

Peter leads our technology platform and new product development including investor portal.

Robbie Paul

Robbie Paul

CEO

Robbie is the founder and CEO of Icehouse Ventures.

Sam Martin

Sam Martin

Partner

Sam is an experienced angel investor and was an active member of Ice Angels before joining Icehouse Ventures. He is the lead for our later-stage funds such as IVX.

Steph Benseman

Steph Benseman

Investment Principal

Steph is responsible for helping our portfolio companies be awesome and for connecting portfolio companies with talent. She was part of Firstcut Ventures before joining the team in early 2021.

Tiantian Sun

Tiantian Sun

Chinese Marketing Manager

Tiantian is responsible for writing, social media, communications and marketing.

Tom Furlong

Tom Furlong

Operating Partner

Tom is an American venture capital investor now based in New Zealand.

All content © Icehouse Ventures, 2021. All rights reserved.