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Iceland (2) – Crisis Refugees

Duration:
28 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 29 September 2012

The Banking bubble in Iceland not only created a bust but it also took many of the bright young brains into its institutions. But when the banks crashed the jobs disappeared and this has now created a growing entrepreneurial sector. On this week’s Global Business, Peter Day meets some of the entrepreneurs who are creating opportunity out of the crisis and finds out whether a wealth of small businesses can really make a difference to an economy dominated by fishing, tourism and Aluminium smelting.

  • Contributors to this programme:

    Andri Snaer Magnason
    Author/Poet

    Sonja Bjork Grant
    Co-owner, Kaffismidja Islands

    Bala Kamallakharan
    CEO, Greenqloud
    Start Up Iceland

    Jon Sigurdsson
    President and CEO, Ossur

    Skuli Mogensen
    Chairman of the Board, Wow Air

    Gudjon Mar Gudjonsson
    Founder and CEO, OZ communications

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