What now?

So I recently exited my startup, which I had been working on for almost 7...


imprisoned by your own business

When you first start a business you have certain ideas of how it will evolve...


Apply and scale! You don't have anything to lose.

Last year I was involved with helping Startup Iceland and Vodafone Iceland put...


Taking a break in between startups

So as some of you might have noticed I haven’t been the most active...


Emergency Blanket for First Aid Kit

I’m currently working on putting together my first aid kit for my search...


What happened to my appreciation of unique characters

Watching a documentary about Leonard Cohen, a great singer songwriter, I was...


Tips and tricks to get the most out of Startup Iceland 2016

The Startup Iceland conference is finally upon us! (Buy ticket) Next Monday (May...


Icelandic Startup Dream Team

I used to be a big fan of the NBA as a kid and I still remember how excited I...


Weekly meetups before Startup Iceland

There are only a few weeks now until the Startup Iceland conference and we will...


Nordic Startup Awards Grand Finale in Iceland

This is now the fourth year that the Nordic Startup Awards are held and it just...


Icelandic startup scene from another perspective

So last year during the Startup Iceland conference I met up with some great...


Avoiding stress and painful burnouts

The common mentality in my home country of Iceland is that “Icelanders are...


The only wisdom is knowing you have none

2416 years ago Socrates stated that the only thing that might perhaps make him...


Disabled people creating opportunities

I recently had an interesting conversation with Brandur Karlsson, the founder of...


The people of Startup Edmonton

Over the last year and a half I’ve been lucky enough to get to know many...


Mental Illness Taboo #ImNotTaboo

Currently there is an open conversation taking place on social media platforms...


The founder's looking glass

  “Be careful what you wish for,  you might get it” Modern...


Why are we scared of transparency?

I recently got the chance to hear the founders of Buffer, Joel Gascoigne and Leo...


Whales, Icebergs and Startup Newfoundland

There are two things I really enjoy, startups and traveling, so it is a true...


I'm in it to improve the world

I remember so clearly why I became an entrepreneur, I wanted to improve the...


Lessons from #ECSW2015

Last week I attended the East Coast Startup Week conference in the eye of a...


The more I learn the less qualified I feel to mentor

I have been mentoring young business owners now for almost 6 years and at the...


Confessions of a Founder Raising a Seed Round

I am a big fan of bootstrapping but I am also a big fan of creating a global...


Talking about sales

I just had a very interesting conversation with a good friend of mine and an...


My love/hate relationship with pitching

Next wednesday I will be speaking in Iceland about how to do a successful pitch,...


You must sail the seas

I’m from Iceland, a small Island in the North Atlantic Ocean with a...


Visit Iceland, the country of fire, ice and startups.

Dear entrepreneur, I want to invite you to visit me in Iceland in May, where...


The Holistic Founder

I just learned a new word in english that has helped me sum up the relationship...


MaRS, Communitech and the Toronto startup scene

When visiting new cities I always enjoy checking out the startup hubs and see...


Be willing to ask for help

  “If You Want To Go Fast, Go Alone. If You Want To Go Far, Go...