Bala Kamallakharan

Bala Kamallakharan

Reykjavik, Iceland
Member since March 04, 2021
Managing director at Iceland Venture Studio Quote_down
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Investor interests
Type of investor Seed Fund
Typical investment size $50,000 - $100k
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Credentials None
Investments made Buuteeq, Mattermark, Genome Compiler, RetinaRisk

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Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Iceland Venture Studio, Startup Iceland, Dattaca Labs
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Bala Kamallakharan is the Founder and CEO of Startup Iceland, a grassroots initiative aimed at building a sustainable startup ecosystems in Iceland. He has served as an executive board member for Guide to Iceland and TravelShift. Over the years, Bala has invested, mentored, and served as Chairman of the Board at CLARA (Resonata), the Icelandic Community Analytics company, which was acquired by Jive Software in 2013. Bala has invested in various early stage ventures, including Buuteeq (acquired by, Mattermark, and Genome Compiler (acquired by Twist Biosciences).