Taking a break in between startups

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


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...


The people of Startup Edmonton

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


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...


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...


Be willing to ask for help

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


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...


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...