Bala Kamallakharan, Founder Startup Iceland and Dattaca Labs

Bala Kamallakharan, Founder Startup Iceland and Dattaca Labs

Founder Startup Iceland and Dattaca Labs

Bala Kamallakharan is the Founder of Startup Iceland, a grassroots initiative to build sustainable startup ecosystems in Iceland. Bala is also Co-Founder of Dattaca Labs. Bala has served as Executive Board Member in Guide to Iceland and TravelShift. Bala invested, mentored and was the Chairman of the Board at CLARA (Resonata), the Icelandic Community Analytics company which was acquired by Jive Software in 2013. CLARA was the first Icelandic company to be acquired into Silicon Valley. Bala has done various early stage investments like Buuteeq (acquired by Priceline.com NASDAQ:PCLN), GreenQloud (acquired by NetApp NASDAQ:NTAP).