15 warning signs that your startup is in trouble

If you are a founder in the early stages (first 18-24 months) of running your...


Startups are like ticking time bombs

The best way to describe running a startup is by comparing it to a ticking time...


Funding, the measurement of success?

I love working in the startup environment, where anything is possible and...


You're not an entrepreneur until you've had a mental breakdown

One of my favorite saying these days is; “You’re not an entrepreneur...


The Search for the Icelandic VCs

When I started up my company 4 years ago in Iceland I tried to find VCs to...


The Homeless CEO

I just moved into an apartment yesterday that I can actually call my home. For...


Thriving on the edge or falling into the abyss

The only way to build up a successful startup is by always stretching your and...


17 things I learned from a Business Accelerator

Recently I signed up for a business accelerator here in Canada and to tell you...


Unique Business Cards

I just got my new business cards from the printers and I feel like...


Celebrating Progress

For these past few weeks I’ve have been fighting with some fatigue as...


What mentor should you listen to?

In the last few years I have been lucky enough to get to mentor in a lot of...


Where to spend the dollar?

In most cases startups have very limited funding to work with and must utilize...


The Entrepreneur's Marathon

All of you that have your own business know how everything happens slowly and...


Accelerating Startups in Iceland

It is funny how everything always seems to happen at the same time, the startup...


Success Demands Commitment

So you have started your own business and are working on expanding it but how...


The Crazy Ones

It was my birthday yesterday and one of my good friends sent me Apple’s...


Continued Goal Setting

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” For the last few years I have put a...


Networking cards

As a person that goes to many startup events I end up collecting hundreds of...


Successful people are good people

I am always amazed when I meet successful people from all over the world that...


What is success?

I, like so many of you, want to become successful but what does it really mean...


First impression of Austin Texas

I have only been in Austin Texas for about 12 hours and I wasn’t going to...


Achievable!

Actual ratio between tallest building in USA and Iceland. Visiting New York...


The misunderstood art of networking

I have talked a lot about the importance of networking over the years and even...


What I learned about leadership from the Icelandic Rescue Team

A year ago I signed up for the Icelandic Rescue team, a decision that ended up...


The rise of startups in Iceland

Having followed the startup ecosystem in Iceland closely over the past few...


The 168 Hour Work Week

Tim Ferris wrote an interesting book called the “four hour work...


2 books that changed my life

I absolutely love books, even though I am slow reader and hardly ever give...


Do one thing and do it well

A few years ago I was like so many other young men experimenting with different...


Business Philosophy

In business it is important to be philosophical and think about why your in...