Posts by BalaInIceland

Investor, Entrepreneur, Speaker, Startup Coach, Startup Community Hacker, 8 Marathons, 1 Icelandic Financial Collapse, Principle Centered & working hard to do the Right thing

A Wake for Wow Air

Wow Air shutting down is a big blow to the tourism industry in Iceland but there are lessons from this experience for Founders and Businesses.

Startup Investing

Consider all phenomena to be dreams Be grateful to everyone Don’t be swayed by outer circumstances Don’t brood over the …

Future of Software Development

It was wonderful to attend the Blue Yard Conversation: The Future of Software Development #fosd in Reykjavik. I was blown …

Startup Iceland 2018 – Done!

Startup Iceland 2018 was a blast, what an amazing experience, the speakers were authentic, inspiring and real. The founders were even better. The Best one yet!

Competition destroys Capital

Competition can make people hallucinate opportunities where none exists and more importantly it destroys capital, character and usually creates nothing new

Zero to One – Revisited

The most important things in life are singular. Time and decision making are singular and follow a power law, and some moments matter far more than others. However, you can’t trust a world that denies the power law to accurately frame your decisions for you, so what’s more important is rarely obvious. It might even be a secret. But in a power law world, you can’t afford not to think hard about where your actions will fall on the curve. Decision to attend Startup Iceland is one of those moments.

Cloud computing is dead

Cloud computing is going to end and the era of Edge computing will begin and new version of the cloud will take shape. It is the nature of technology to transform this way, but the cycles are getting shorter every subsequent cycle.

Sabeen Ali – SI2018 Speaker Profile

Sabeen Ali the co-founder and CEO of AngelHack will be a speaker in Startup Iceland. Sabeen is an entrepreneur, visionary and an inspiration watch her TEDx speech and USF commencement speech. She is a great spokes person for something that I am passionate about which is bringing diversity and equality into the world of technology, startups and startup communities.