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Nordic Innovation Summit⁠—Overnight Success Takes 11 Years: An Evening for Investors and Innovators



Sponsored by Eyrir Venture Management, this new feature of the Nordic Innovation Summit will focus on the venture capital and startup community. Attendees will enjoy presentations from luminaries in the Nordic, Silicon Valley, and Pacific Northwest venture capital and startup ecosystem, and leaders from the distinguished R&D center SRI International.

Look for a full evening of presentations with the President of Iceland and Icelandic innovators at this free event.

A separate ticket is required for the Nordic Innovation Summit events on the May 19. For this and other information on the Nordic Innovation Summit, please see


Welcome and Opening Remarks
• Dr. Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, President of Iceland

• Stefanía G. Halldórsdóttir, Managing Director, Eyrir Vöxtur4

• Dr. Margrét Vilborg Bjarnadóttir, Founder, PayAnalytics
• Dmitriy Starson, Founder and CEO, Passio
• Ari Jónsson, CEO, AwareGo
• Melanie Schneider, CCO, Beedle
• Todd Stavish, Managing Director, SRI Ventures

Panel: “Investing in Iceland – For Our Common Future”
• Lilja D. Alfreðsdóttir, Iceland’s Minister of Culture and Business Affairs
• Ingvar Pétursson, Tech Leader, Investor, Advisor
• Isaac Kato, Managing Director, Techstars
• Moderated by Sigurlína Ingvarsdóttir, Board Member, Investor, Advisor, Eyrir

Reception begins at 7pm