Northstack does various research and reporting projects. Our head of research is Guðbjörg Rist. You can reach her at We’re open to collaboration and helping with research and reporting on the Icelandic tech and startup scene.

Funding & Exit Reports

We do quarterly funding reports about funding activity in Iceland, and publish them on Nothstack. You can find our previous reports here:

Mapping the Icelandic startup scene

With the generous help from NSA Ventures, Invest in Iceland, Federation of Icelandic Industries, Frumtak Ventures, and SA Framtak GP.

We at Northstack are currently mapping the Icelandic startup and tech scene. The goal is to make data on startups and funding events accessible to stakeholders and researchers.  Data will be collected from 2012 through 2016 and published on industry databases like Crunchbase, Pitchbook and Dealroom. Read more here.


SEP Monitor – Iceland: A Growing Ecosystem Full of Potential
A report focusing on Icelandic startups that have raised more than $1 million in venture funding. The report was written by Mind the Bridge (MtB), a Silicon Valley/European organization dedicated to technology scouting for large corporations, and mainly built on data from Northstack.