In today’s world the most contrarian thing to do is be an optimist. The theme for Startup Iceland 2020 is Optimism and the Challenges of the Future.
… other deep insights from investing for over a decade in Startups from Iceland and world over. I only wish …
Reykjavik is the place to be if you are startup founder. Innovation, Creativity and Technology comes through inspiration. Watch the video to see how cool is Iceland
Experimenting with the truth is the journey of startups and technology. Grinding day in day out and asking yourself are you fooling yourself is the job at hand.
Þórdís Kolbrún R. Gylfadóttir, the Minister of Industry, Innovation and Tourism announced yesterday the first policy proposal to come from …
Quantum Computing is becoming accessible for anyone. IBM is leading the way in giving access to their quantum computer, documentation and platform to build. Qiskit is what AWS was in 2006.
Arctic Circle Assembly 2019 is happening this week. I will be speaking in a panel on lessons from startups and innovation ventures in the arctic
Last friday was an important day for those of us who have been working on developing the startup community focused …
Reboot: Leadership and the art of growing up is a book written by Jerry Colonna, my friend, mentor and coach. He has condensed decades of wisdom of working with founders and also being an investor. I recommend this book for everyone, as everyone is a leader.
I spoke about lessons learnt in the journey of building the startup community in Iceland through Startup Iceland in the Accelerate Alaska Conference.
Startups need scale. Iceland is perfect to test and validate ideas and India is perfect market to scale. We are launching a new “Soft Landing to Scale” collaboration between Iceland and India for startups.
Work.Iceland.is is a new one-stop-shop for professionals wanting to migrate to Iceland or companies looking to hire professionals. It is very positive step and a power law moment.
Greenvolt is a Nano battery material technology company. Iceland Venture Studio invested in Greenvolt. Investment thesis – decentralized energy storage.
YC Startup School 2019 is in Session and all the portfolio companies of Iceland Venture Studio are participating. Are you?
Participated in Techstars Startup Week in Torino Italy. $100 million was spent in refurbishing an old train repair factory for a co-working space for entrepreneurs. It was great to talk about the vibrant startup community that is developing in Iceland
Startup Iceland 2019 is done. I am thankful to all the sponsors and people who have helped make this event happen one more time.
Runno Allikivi will participate in the Investor panel in Startup Iceland. Runno is head of scandinavia for Funderbeam, the first global startup stock exchange.
Raul Allikivi the co-founder and Chief Relationship Officer of Planetway Corporation will participate in the Founder’s Panel in Startup Iceland …