Immigration is a hot topic all over the world. I have been an immigrant and I know the challenges of being an immigrant founder. My wife and I are setting up a fund to invest in immigrant founders who want to start in Iceland. We founded Startup Iceland with a vision to build a vibrant startup ecosystem and Founders are at the core of this vision. We know that only diversity of ideas and people can lead to a better world and future.
The second episode of #FutureCast – How to build the future from Iceland conversation is with Hjalmar Gislason, the Co-founder …
We are going to build personas. And I don’t mean this on a creepy stormy background, evil laughter, rusty light …
I have been getting a lot of questions about investing and startups. I think what most people are really asking me is how do I get Rich and Financial Independence. I have shared what Naval shared, I wrote it because it become real rather than link to what he wrote.
“Slow down to start up” is the philosophy of a program for entrepreneurs in the Westfjords of Iceland, where mentorship and adventure mix and ideas have a place to grow.
Entrepreneurship is a truth game and it can be a massive mental rolacoaster if the founder does not take care. Here is a 4 part series from Techstars on Entrepreneurship and Mental Health.
Startup Iceland was started with the a vision to empower founders, in these times of chaos we need founders more …
Wisdom from experienced CEOs during downturn or crisis.
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.
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.
YC Startup School 2019 is in Session and all the portfolio companies of Iceland Venture Studio are participating. Are you?
Learn about the new Serverless computing paradigm during Startup Iceland 2019 in a workshop conducted by Amazon Solution Architect Anton Popovine.
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.
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.
Skuli Mogensen, the founder and CEO of Wow Air will be a keynote speaker in Startup Iceland 2018.
Most of us in the startup world find ourselves playing many roles, some of which do not play to our …
How might copyright protection be relevant for a startup? Here are some scenarios discussing the relevancy of copyright.
Stokkpallurinn, is a business scaling competition sponsored by Vodafone Iceland and Startup Iceland. Read more for instructions on how to apply.
Socratic method can help startups learn more about the assumption of the startup. Pushback by others should force entrepreneurs to refine the business model
Building a business is hard especially if you are bootstrapping. Ron Don has successfully created a business using these 7 tips and is sharing his story