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Rising Star Finalists 2015

Fast 50 & Rising Star Event October 23rd, 2015

The Rising Star Jury has chosen six companies of 24 applicants to go through to the next round. These finalists will introduce themselves at the Fast 50 – Rising Star event. The event will be held on the 20th floor of the Deloitte Tower in Kopavogur on Friday October 23rd and start at 5:30 PM.

Each finalist will get three minutes to introduce his/her company in English and all introductions will be recorded and published on Deloitte‘s website.

After the presentations the Rising Star Jury will choose two winners which will be invited to send one representative each to meet with investors at the Deloitte Entrepreneur Summit in Dallas on November 5th.

Flygildi is a start-up company developing and marketing specialized unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).  We are developing a flapping-wing UAV the size of a seagull with applications in areas where non-obtrusive and silent vehicles are required. Potential users include scientists, engineers, surveyors, and hobbyists.

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Kúla 3D makes 3D lenses and software to capture 3D pictures and videos with normal cameras such as DSLR and smartphone cameras. The software can export 3D images and videos into any 3D format. The solution is fun, simple and affordable and Kúla plans to launch 2-3 such products every year.

Kúla 3D

Authenteq is an online biometric passport that verifies users identity across multiple Peer to Peer marketplaces. Authenteq eliminates risk associated with anonymity while users retain their privacy, leading to increased trust and transparency in online payments. This in return results in increased user experience and higher revenue for online marketplaces.


GeoSilica is the leading Icelandic company in the research and development of utilizing geothermal byproduct from Hellisheiði Power Plant to produce natural health products. The first product is a 100% natural silica supplement and was launched in the Icelandic market in January 2015. The silica supplement is available in over 80 retail outlets in Iceland. 


Solid Clouds is a game studio that was founded in 2013 to produce the computer game STARBORNE which is a space themed massively multiplayer online real time strategy game. The production of STARBORNE is spearheaded by industry veterans Hrafnkell Oskarsson and Asgeir Jon Asgeirsson.

Solid Clouds

We provide airline operators with the means to streamline procedures and reduce the costs of recording damages and repairs on aircraft. With dent & buckle airlines now have an easy to use tool to track damages from first discovery through to the repair stages, and subsequently, tracking of the repair. The path for transmitting critical information from the field to MRO engineering systems at the home base can now be shortened and the clarity of information increased.

Dent & Buckle

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