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

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


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...


Disabled people creating opportunities

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


Why are we scared of transparency?

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


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...


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 Search for the Icelandic VCs

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


Unique Business Cards

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


Accelerating Startups in Iceland

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


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...


Investor Day at Startup Reykjavik

This Friday Startup Reykjavik has their Investor day. The 10 teams having spent...


Iceland's First Startup Accelerator

Startup Reykjavik is the name of Iceland’s first startup accelerator....


TEDx Iceland

I just wanted to share with you a few of the TEDx lectures from the TED event...


My Tradition of New Year's Goal Setting

For the past 6 or 7 years I have always used the last 2 days of each year to...


TechCrunch meets the Volcano

Last Monday, Gunnar Holmsteinn from CLARA posted a new event on Facebook, he...


Extreme Volcanic Environment

I have mentioned before how extreme the business environment has been in Iceland...


1.500 companies will go bankrupt

On the front cover of today’s edition of the Icelandic newspaper...


Entrepreneur’s Illness

For Icelandic entrepreneurs the economic crisis of 2008 was like a kick in the...