The 10th Startup Iceland Conference will be hosted on June 1st. The theme for this year is AI.
Hinrik the Founder and CEO of Atlas Primer talks about the phenomenal progress that has been made in Generative AI in the last year and how it will transform all startups that need to use language models
A.I. is becoming exceptionally good and accessible. Startups not taking advantage of this technology are missing out on a huge leverage.
WHO has published a new report on the status of Mental Health and Mental Healthcare around the world and the result is not good. Most countries are falling short and the need is only growing rapidly. There are several solutions in the market that can help but they are not part of the mainstream healthcare.
Gunnar Holmsteinn Co-founder and CEO of Quest Portal will join the Founders Panel in Startup Iceland 2022. It has been almost 13 years since I first met Gunni and it is fantastic to see him grow and build and create.
Carbon Recycle International was started over 16 years ago to take CO2 from a geothermal power plant and convert that into Fuel to be used. In the 3rd part of Circular Economy in Action, we cover CRI
Berglind Rán Ólafsdottir will be a speaker in Startup Iceland 2022. Berglind is the CEO of On Power which operates the ON Geothermal Park and has been established to encourage the circular economy
Sustainable technologies like what Orf Genetics in Iceland has created can dramatically reduce the cost of producing protein and even more exciting is that no animals are killed to produce these proteins.
Fertram Sigurjonsson, the founder and CEO of Kerecis will be a keynote speaker in Startup Iceland 2022
Bjorn Orvar the founder and chief scientist of ORF Genetics will be a keynote speaker in Startup Iceland 2022.
Dr. Alexandra Leeper with the Iceland Ocean Cluster will speak in Startup Iceland about the 100% Fish and other Blue Ocean Innovations
There is plenty of things to be optimistic about the future. The energy transition is happening, transportation transition is happening and more importantly founders are focusing on solving these challenges.
Startup Iceland hosted the 2nd CASSINI Hackathon in Iceland and the Iceland winning Team went on to Win the overall Hackathon. The team’s idea was to use space imaging technology to solve land erosion globally.
A new episode of FutureCat is up on the web, this time we talk to Ari Jónsson. Ari is a …
Startup Iceland will host the 2nd CASSINI hackathon in Reykjavik on Nov 5-7. The theme is using Space technologies to protect the Arctic region. Submit your ideas for the challenges.
Iceland Venture Studio is investing in eKosh Finance a non-banking-technology-first-financial-company that is decentralizing lending to micro-businesses in India.
Iceland Venture Studio is leading an investment syndicate in Mussila, the award winning decentralized music learning app. We are doing a deep dive into showing how we make decisions on a team we chose to back. The Mussila team answered the 7 questions that gives you an idea of how they are thinking and where they plan to take Mussila.
Last week was eventful to say the least. I apparently had a heart attack. Had an angioplasty and was in the hospital for 4 days. I had no big pain but the blocks in my arteries were fixed. Looking forward to getting back to rehabilitation and getting fitter and stronger after the first metal installation on the path to being HomoDeus.
It is good to have a perspective of how the world will evolve when you operate in a world of uncertainty and low data as I do. I am starting a new tradition to write about what will happen in the near future.
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.