Investment Thesis

Decentralization accelerating

The following Apps have been banned in India. The decentralization of the App Market place has started. Balaji S. Srinivasan …

Space – the final frontier

Space is the final frontier and it is inspiring to see a founder bring the dream of space exploration back to humanity. We can look with awe into the future and kindle our curiosity to explore again.

A.I. Video Bot technology

A.I. Video Bot technology can unleash the power of democratizing access to knowledge and wisdom. Iceland Venture Studio invested in Expertrons which is solving the access to mentors problem using technology.

Indo – a neo decentralized bank

Iceland Venture Studio invested in Indo the first neo decentralized bank coming out of Iceland. Read more on why we invested in this team

Privacy, Health and Democracy

We should definitely make use of new technologies too, but these technologies should empower citizens. I am all in favor of monitoring my body temperature and blood pressure, but that data should not be used to create an all-powerful government – Yuval Hariri

It is (the best of) time(s)…

COVID-19 is going to fundamentally change how we do things in the future. Digital technologies are going to become standard business tools. Automation, Cloud and Mobile native solutions will win.

Quantum Computing

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.

Immersive meditation in VR

Meditation in VR can bring immediate relief to stress and other disruptive thoughts. FlowVR has created a VR experience to bring meditation to everyone

Seeing Things Differently

Meet Gede[1]. He is 28, lives in Bandung, Java, Indonesia, and has Type 2 diabetes. Gede lost his sight from …

Future of Software Development

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

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.

Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies are here to stay understanding how this works is important. Don’t put money in things that you don’t understand

Human Biology is a digital frontier

Human biology is a digital frontier, using advances in technology we can transform healthcare and longevity. We need to question our current practices.

Age of Data, Machines and A.I.

Age of Data, Machines and A.I. is upon us. Our personal data is probably the only thing that we will have agency over. Do we understand that?