Arni Blondal is a General Partner of Brunnur Ventures in Iceland, an investor in DTE. He has two decades of experience in the private sector; as a start-up co-founder, managing director and as an investment banker. During 2001-2005, he was the CEO of the VC fund “Uppspretta Venture Capital”, after having led the online advertising start-up, bepaid.com, in the UK.
Through 2006-2014, Arni was a corporate finance professional for 9 years at Landsbanki, Askar Capital and, independently, at Moneta Corporate Finance. Arni’s deal experience comprises of over 50 deals within private equity and venture capital, domestically and internationally. He has served as board director in numerous start-ups.
Arni is a mechanical engineer from the University of Iceland and holds a M.Sc. degree from Denmark’s Technical University.