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Emerson Collective Invests in an Icelandic Medical Fish Skin Company


Kerecis, an Icelandic medical device company and pioneer in using fish skin in tissue regeneration, recently announced a $16m series C financing round. The funds will be used to increase sales and marketing in the United States and Switzerland. According to media coverage in Iceland, Emerson Collective, which was founded by Laurene Powel Jobs, is o...

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Work in Iceland - Information website on living and working in Iceland


Iceland is a family friendly and safe place to live. Icelandic industries do also offer exciting opportunities for international specialists in a variety of sectors. To facilitate a smooth relocation the Ministry of Industries and Innovation, Federation of Icelandic Industries and Promote Iceland have introduced a new one-stop-shop website on moving to Iceland, working and living.

Viad Corp to invest in new geothermal lagoon


Canadian experiential services company VIAD is investing in new geothermal lagoon attraction in Iceland's capital area. This oceanfront attraction is currently in development and is expected to open in 2021. VIAD's Flyover Iceland was recently opned in Reykjavik.

Haukur Benediktsson framkvæmdastjóri fjármálastöðugleika


Haukur C. Benediktsson hefur verið ráðinn í starf framkvæmdastjóra fjármálastöðugleika hjá Seðlabanka Íslands. Haukur kom fyrst til starfa í Seðlabankanum árið 2001 og var til ársins 2006 en var ráðinn aftur til bankans í janúar 2009. Hann sinnti starfi framkvæmdastjóra Eignasafns Seðlabanka Íslands ehf. frá janúar 2013 allt þar til félagið var lag...

Tilkynning um dráttarvexti og vexti af peningakröfum nr. 11/2019


Grunnur dráttarvaxta hefur breyst frá síðustu vaxtatilkynningu Seðlabankans Íslands nr. 11/2019 dagsett 21. október sl. þar sem að meginvextir lækkuðu um 0,25% hinn 6. nóvember 2019 sbr. tilkynningu peningastefnunefndar Seðlabanka Íslands þar um sama dag. Grunnur dráttarvaxta, þ.e. lán gegn veði í 7 daga, lækkaði sem nam meginvaxtalækkuninni um 0,2...

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