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  • 30th July 2018

    Working hard… or hardly working? An incredible weekend away with ICE

    It has to be said, when your boss offers you an all-expenses-paid trip to a private island (Obonjan, if you’re interested) in Croatia for a long weekend of ‘work’, it’s fairly difficult to imagine how any ‘work’ would actually get done. Logistically, I struggled to envisage how we would manage our laptops when perched on […]

  • 21st December 2017

    Slush 2017: what we thought

    A couple of weeks ago, the FieldHouse team headed out to Helsinki to attend “the world’s leading startup event” Slush – and I also had the privilege of checking out its sister event Slush Music. Now that my eyesight has re-adjusted back to daylight (five days spent almost exclusively under pink strobe lights does weird […]

  • 1st December 2017

    Thoughts from the departure lounge: day two at #Slush17

    Yesterday’s review of day one at Slush focused on the various ways in which technology has the power to drive fundamental change that makes the world a better, safer, and more sustainable place for all. Now, as I sit in an O’Leary’s Irish bar in Helsinki airport waiting to be assigned a gate for our […]

  • 30th November 2017

    Hey weirdos, hey hey weirdos: stepping into Slush

    This week Fieldhouse Associates sent a delegation to Slush for the first time, as Aislinn, Gayle, and I joined 1,500 investors, 2,600 startups, and 20,000 other attendees, from more than 130 countries, in the Finnish capital of Helsinki. In the tenth year of Slush, and mere days away from the 100th anniversary of Finland’s independence, […]

  • 24th July 2017

    Notes from Northside

    Williamsburg, Brooklyn. A neighbourhood known as New York City’s “Little Berlin”, an ethnic melting pot where industrial heritage rubs shoulders with gentrifying hipster culture and a creative buzz characterised by a vibrant contemporary art and music scene. Not surprising, then, that for the past few years it has played host to Northside Festival, a celebration […]