Startup Community

Flights, lipstick and question marks

I picked up the wrong year to move countries.
In this long pilgrimage, full of cancelled flights, rescheduled flights, delayed flights, change of plans, change of airports, change of companies, masks, regulations, emotional roller coasters, joy and concern…I have been considering where brands are and what is branding adding to people’s lives in a moment in which we are all reviewing our priorities.

Bring your work to Iceland

The Government of Iceland announced that non-EEA citizens can bring their work to Iceland. They just need to show proof of work and health insurance. This is fantastic news for the Startup Community in Iceland and for Founders.

A different kind of Startup accelerator

“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.

Startup Supernova

Iceland once again has an accelerator and it is called Startup Supernova.

Founders

Startup Iceland was started with the a vision to empower founders, in these times of chaos we need founders more …

Startup Cities – Reykjavik

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

Accelerate Alaska

I spoke about lessons learnt in the journey of building the startup community in Iceland through Startup Iceland in the Accelerate Alaska Conference.

YC Startup School 2019

YC Startup School 2019 is in Session and all the portfolio companies of Iceland Venture Studio are participating. Are you?

Techstars Startup Week Torino

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

Jeff Slobotski – Mentor Profile #SI2017

Jeff Slobotski, Founder of Router Ventures and co-founder of Silicon Prairie News will participate in Startup Iceland as Mentor and Speaker. Jeff lives in Omaha, Nebraska the home of Warren Buffett.

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