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What does six times the weight of gravity feel like?

I ticked off another step in my space readiness program with the completion of G Force training at the NASTAR facility in Philadelphia last week. We’ll experience G forces on both the exit and the re-entry to the earths atmosphere, and the experience can be pretty intense given re-entry involves six times the weight of […]

The Business of Champagne

I’ve always believed that spending time in industries other than your own is a great way of generating new ideas and inspiration, and our recent week in Champagne was a perfect illustration of this. Story telling is a powerful tool in any industry, and the stories of the champagne houses and their family dynasties are […]

The next chapter in the Icon story begins

Today marks the formal beginning of the next chapter for Icon, as our new investment partners formally enter the business and Quadrant exits. Β We announced the transaction back in late MayΒ Β and have been working closely with our new partners QIC, Goldman Sachs and Pagoda since then, but it’s an important day in the company’s history […]