Angel Investors in Iceland funding

I have a principle in life, I don’t complain about things, I either have to accept them as they are or I have to do something to change them.

Over the years I have heard myself complain a few times about the lack of early stage funding and support for startups in Iceland. So I had to make a...

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Confessions Of A Founder Raising A Seed Round funding startup communities

I am a big fan of bootstrapping but I am also a big fan of creating a global company that creates values for millions of people. But to be able to take the leap from a bootstrapped startup into a global business you need funding. And for the past few months I have been working on putting together...

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Funding The Measurement Of Success funding startup communities thoughts

I love working in the startup environment, where anything is possible and positivity flows in abundance. However I feel like there has become too much focus on funding. I see young startups work towards getting funding and celebrating when they do as if they have won the jackpot and I see...

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The Search For The Icelandic VCs funding startup communities

When I started up my company 4 years ago in Iceland I tried to find VCs to invest in it, I realized that nobody invested in newly started companies. You had to prove yourself and your company before you could get investors. So I bootstrapped, worked extreme hours and in only three years...

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Investor Day At Startup Reykjavik funding networking startup communities

This Friday Startup Reykjavik has their Investor day. The 10 teams having spent the last 3 months working hard on preparing there business ideas to be introduced to investors will finally get there change with the investors.

If you have any interest in investing in innovation in Iceland you...

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Iceland's First Startup Accelerator entrepreneur funding startup communities thoughts

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

This is in my opinion a very big step for the Icelandic startup environment and two weeks into the project everything seems to be going very well. The process is simple, 10 business teams are chosen to take part in...

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