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European Entrepreneurship and innovation Armann Kojic / armann@apon.comStanford Engineering / January 4th 2016
• Former VP of marketing at deCODE genetics (Nasdaq:DCGN) aquired by Amgen for $415M
• Formerly at McCann Erickson heading...
THE PUSH TO GO MOBILE
The future of app development is about the user experience, integration of content from any source,
and visual design. Wit...
“Now innovation and creativity move the world forward. Change in software,
media, the arts, culture, technology or busines...
THE STARTUP ECOSYSTEM
NOTABLE ICELANDIC COMPANIES AND STARTUPS
500 000+
ACTIVE PLAYERS $1.2BNMARKET
VALUE $27MIN FUNDING
L...
armann@apon.com +1 650 383 7008
THANK YOU
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Armann Kojic - Apon & Iceland Ecosystem - Stanford Engineering - Jan 4 2016

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Talk by Armann Kojic, CEO - Apon (IS), at Stanford on Jan 4 2016, in our session on 'European Startup Bridges in Silicon Valley'.

Website: http://www.StanfordEuropreneurs.org
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Armann Kojic - Apon & Iceland Ecosystem - Stanford Engineering - Jan 4 2016

  1. 1. European Entrepreneurship and innovation Armann Kojic / armann@apon.comStanford Engineering / January 4th 2016
  2. 2. • Former VP of marketing at deCODE genetics (Nasdaq:DCGN) aquired by Amgen for $415M • Formerly at McCann Erickson heading national campaigns for CocaCola, Icelandair & Microsoft • Took part in StartX Mentor Labs at Stanford which brought me to Silicon Valley • Icelandic entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Apon
  3. 3. THE PUSH TO GO MOBILE
  4. 4. The future of app development is about the user experience, integration of content from any source, and visual design. With Apon you don't need design skills or programming knowledge. INTELLIGENT APPS MADE EASY
  5. 5. “Now innovation and creativity move the world forward. Change in software, media, the arts, culture, technology or business can come from anywhere. No place is too small to be significant in this new world of opportunities.” OLAFUR RAGNAR GRIMSSON President of Iceland June 26th, 2013 329 740 HUMAN POPULATION 474 759 SHEEP POPULATION 66 504 NO OF COMPANIES ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN ICELAND 83%VIEW ENTREPRENEURS FAVOURABLY $54M 2014 TECHNOLOGY GRANTS 98% ELECTRICITY IS RENEWABLE OF TOURISTS VISIT THE COUNTRY 1M+ TECH HEALTHCARE MARINE ENERGYCREATIVE INDUSTRYPOPULAR STARTUP SECTORS INCLUDE: GIVEN OUT TO STARTUPS
  6. 6. THE STARTUP ECOSYSTEM NOTABLE ICELANDIC COMPANIES AND STARTUPS 500 000+ ACTIVE PLAYERS $1.2BNMARKET VALUE $27MIN FUNDING LED BY SEQUOIA 20M ACTIVE USERS / 100 M REGISTEREDNEW GAME TO SHIP WITH OCULUS RED DOT DESIGN AWARD WINNER FINANCE & IT VIRTUAL REALITY DESIGN DRIVENGAMES & MOBILE
  7. 7. armann@apon.com +1 650 383 7008 THANK YOU

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