Stephanie Benseman

Principal at Icehouse Ventures


Stephanie Benseman is the current Principal at Icehouse Ventures. Stephanie has a long and varied work history that includes Marketing Communications Manager at Young Enterprise Trust and Partner at First Cut Ventures. Stephanie's experience in event management, website management, media consultation, and project management have all contributed to their success as a business leader. Stephanie is an expert in developing and engaging with the New Zealand entrepreneurial ecosystem and has played a key role in supporting and investing in young entrepreneurs. Stephanie's current investments include Spalk, Datagate, Shuttlerock and Halter.

Stephanie Benseman attended Victoria University of Wellington, Marlborough Girls College, and Grovetown School. Stephanie earned a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) degree with a major in Information Systems, Management and Commercial law.

Some of their coworkers include Tom Furlong - Venture Partner, Lauren Fong - Associate, and Nikita Deva - Analyst. Stephanie Benseman reports to Robbie Paul, CEO.



  • Principal

    January, 2021 - present

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