Iceland Venture Studio invested in Indo the first neo decentralized bank coming out of Iceland. Read more on why we invested in this team
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
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 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.
Greenvolt is a Nano battery material technology company. Iceland Venture Studio invested in Greenvolt. Investment thesis – decentralized energy storage.
Meditation in VR can bring immediate relief to stress and other disruptive thoughts. FlowVR has created a VR experience to bring meditation to everyone
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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 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.
William Mougayar author of Business of Blockchain book and advisor to world’s leading blockchain organization will speak in Startup Iceland 2018
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, using advances in technology we can transform healthcare and longevity. We need to question our current practices.
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?
Tryggvi Thorgeirsson M.D, MPH is one of speakers in Startup Iceland this year. He will talk about using a data and A.I. to create healthy behavioural changes
Homo Deus is a book about the future. If you think the challenges of the future are way out there think again. Startups are a way to build the future.
Brad Burnham, Managing Partner at Union Square Ventures will participate in Startup Iceland 2017 talking about Personal data, privacy and personal sovereignty
Ida Tin, the CEO and co-founder of female health tracking app, Clue will participate in Startup Iceland. Ida is making it true that your phone is your new EMR
Founders of Girihlet are coming to Startup Iceland. Girihlet is profiling the T cell receptor repertoire to develop an understanding of the immune system. The key to our health is our immune system. Understanding our immune system is the window into understanding our health.