IECP Ventures is a seed stage venture capital firm headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. The firm targets three main sectors: technology, entertainments, and trends. Robert Smith founded ICEP in 2012 based on the proprietary algorithmic formula he developed to understand the macroeconomic effects of internet influencers. The firm's investment strategy is based on short holding periods the yield high revenue returns. Smith, a former collegiate athelete, has found partner level support for his fund amongst professional athletes such as former NBA player Michael Redd.