In this edition, Jökull and Kiddi discuss the role of the government in building a startup ecosystem. The spark: several announcements from Gov’t institutions for actions and changes in policy aimed at making the startup ecosystem in Iceland better.

The Ministry for Industry and Innovation published a draft for an action plan, and asked the community for comments. Jökull and Kiddi give an overview of the ideas and discuss.

Jökull’s write-up can be found here. Einar Gunnar of Arion Bank also shared his thoughts on his blog here.

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