Team

Our awesome team consists of people that are passionate about combining data and insight with the best user experience to create plaaces and cities that people love.

Snorre

CEO & Co-founder

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Snorre is in charge of selling the Plaace vision slide by slide. He is involved in everything from strategy and funding to sales and product development, as well as making sure that everyone is thrilled about the work they do.

He has previously worked with business development at NorgesGruppen and consulting with Accenture Strategy. He has launched several companies and concepts through corporate innovation, and invested in a handful of start-ups as an angel investor.

He loves buildings and restaurants and his favorite is Arakataka.

Snorre holds an MSc in Management from Imperial College London.

snorre@plaace.co

Peder

CTO & Co-founder

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Peder is responsible for the technical development on all levels at Plaace.

He is an experienced technology and product director and has previously worked for companies such as BEKK, Miles, Schibsted, Telenor and Geddit.

His first job after his studies was as a Piccolo in a Norwegian soap opera and his favorite restaurant is anything Mexican.

Peder has a Master of Engineering and Advanced Software Engineering from the University of Sheffield.

peder@plaace.co

Tobias

CMO & Co-founder

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Tobias is in charge of the sales & marketing, as well as contributing to the funding and softfunding initiatives at Plaace.

He has previously worked for FlowMotion Technologies and Televenture, and has also been a part of a number of start-up journeys.

He loves all types of extreme sports.

Tobias has a MSc in Entrepreneurship and Technology Management from NTNUs School of Entrepreneurship (NSE).

tobias@plaace.co

Marthe

CPO

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Marthe is in charge of building products our consumers love! She is responsible for product management and user research to reach this goal.

She is an experienced product manager who has worked for a number of companies like Antler, Attensi, Telenor Digital and Bene Agere.

She has previously worked as a welder, and her place of work has now turned into the very cool bar, Ingensteds along the Akerselva river.

Her favorite restaurants are Geita, Bass and Paradise Wine Bar rumoured to open next door.

Marthe has a MSc in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from NTNU as well as Mechanical Engineering at ETH Zürich.

marthe@plaace.co

Charlotte

Design & Branding

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Charlotte is a designer at Plaace and works on branding, product design and marketing content.

She has previously been a store manager in both chain retail and high-end retail companies like Ting and Røst so she knows a thing or two about what retail concepts look for in a store location.

She won a drawing competition in primary school where her drawing appeared on the front page of the telephone directory and her whole class won a trip to the mountains. Her favorite shops are Eske Interior Shop and Kollekted by.

Charlotte is a trained graphic designer from Fagskolen Kristiania.

charlotte@plaace.co

Roman

Developer

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Roman is on Plaace's team of developers and works on the front-end of the Plaace platform.

He has 7 years of experience as a Full Stack Javascript developer working on websites, web servers and mobile applications.

He enjoys playing tennis and rowing, and enjoys all food except fish.

Roman has an economics degree from NMU university.

Hlib

Developer

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Hlib is part of Plaace's developer team and has tasks related to developing, testing, and maintaining Plaace's backend infrastructure.

He has been working as a Full-stack JS developer for a few years, and is currently focused on back-end development, and working as a Node.js engineer.

He spends most of his free time watching online courses for various IT topics and enjoys Georgian food.

Hlib is certified by The Linux Foundation as an OpenJS Node.js Application Developer.

Slava

Developer

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Slava is one of the developers at Plaace and works mostly on the back-end infrastructure of the Plaace platform as well as the code base.

He is a full-stack software engineer with 5 years of experience working with SaaS online platforms.

In his free time he enjoys good music and brewing his own beer, and Japanese food is his favorite.

Slava has a master degree in Computer Engineering from Oles Honchar Dnipro National University in Ukraine.

Simen

Business Analysis Intern

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Simen is working on business analytics for our clients and helping out with the product.

He started his journey at Plaace with a summer internship in 2020 and also has sales experience from Maschmanns Matmarked and a finance internship in Norsk Hydro.

Simen is studying MSc Industrial Economics at NTNU.

Adrian

Business Analysis Intern

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Patrik

Business Analysis Intern

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Patrik works on product development and also helps with business analytics on different projects for clients.

His previous experience includes having worked on data analysis at SINTEF.

He likes to do handstands for fun and enjoys online stores.

Patrik is a student studying MSc Industrial Economics and Technology Management at NTNU.

Emma

Sales and Business Development Intern

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Emma is working with sales and business development at Plaace. She has a broad range of previous work experience with sales, negotiation and business development from companies like Selfridges, Designers Guild, Regent Property, Siteimprove and the Norwegian Business Association in Beijing.

She enjoys playing tennis, travelling, reading and events, and has been featured in a Chinese newspaper.

She has recently finished a Bachelor's degree in International Business from the University of Westminster.

Marius

Sales and Business Development Intern

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Marius is working with sales and business development at Plaace.

He has broad experience in the sport sector as a top ski athlete, coach and sport development consultant. He is used to selling in a different way which makes him a good addition to the team at Plaace.

He is currently taking an MBA at HULT International Business School in London. After the internship he is continuing his studies at HULT, with a dual MSc degree in Business Analytics in San Francisco.

Simen

Data quality and QA Intern

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Simen is a summer intern and works with security, data quality, and QA at Plaace. He has previous experience in startups and sports. Simen is an active tennis player and has a scholarship in the USA at Northwestern University for his sport. After the summer, Simen will start his final year on his bachelor's degree in economics and business.

Sabine

Sales and Business Development Intern

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Sabine is working with sales and business development at Plaace.

She has previous experience in working with SEO, digital marketing and direct sales.

For 3 years she used her cross country skis to get to school.

She is currently studying a MSc in Environment and Natural Resources with courses in leadership and politics at NMBU.

Aline

Data Scientist

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Aline is part of the Data Science team and eager to contribute with insights that help Plaace to better understand their customers and with continuous product improvement.

She has worked for a mining corporation in Brazil, for the federal government, and more recently for a technology startup in the USA, dealing with data analysis geared toward web optimization.

She enjoys reading, baking, and traveling. Don't be fooled by the photo below, she lives in sunny Florida and this was her first time on a serious hike - she really loved it.

Snorre

CEO & Co-founder

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Snorre is in charge of selling the Plaace vision slide by slide. He is involved in everything from strategy and funding to sales and product development, as well as making sure that everyone is thrilled about the work they do.

He has previously worked with business development at NorgesGruppen and consulting with Accenture Strategy. He has launched several companies and concepts through corporate innovation, and invested in a handful of start-ups as an angel investor.

He loves buildings and restaurants and his favorite is Arakataka.

Snorre holds an MSc in Management from Imperial College London.

snorre@plaace.co

Peder

CTO & Co-founder

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Peder is responsible for the technical development on all levels at Plaace.

He is an experienced technology and product director and has previously worked for companies such as BEKK, Miles, Schibsted, Telenor and Geddit.

His first job after his studies was as a Piccolo in a Norwegian soap opera and his favorite restaurant is anything Mexican.

Peder has a Master of Engineering and Advanced Software Engineering from the University of Sheffield.

peder@plaace.co

Tobias

CMO & Co-founder

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Tobias is in charge of the sales, marketing, funding, and business development at Plaace.

He has previously worked for FlowMotion Technologies and Televenture in analyst and logistics and customer success positions. He has also been a part of a number of start-up journeys.

He loves all types of extreme sports.

Tobias has a MSc in Entrepreneurship and Technology Science from NTNUs School of Entrepreneurship (NSE).

tobias@plaace.co

Marthe

CPO

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Marthe is in charge of building products our consumers love! She is responsible for product management and user research to reach this goal.

She is an experienced product manager who has worked for a number of companies like Antler, Attensi, Telenor Digital and Bene Agere.

She has previously worked as a welder, and her place of work has now turned into the very cool bar, Ingensteds along the Akerselva river.

Her favorite restaurants are Geita, Bass and Paradise Wine Bar rumoured to open next door.

Marthe has a MSc in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from NTNU as well as Mechanical Engineering at ETH Zürich.

marthe@plaace.co

Charlotte

Design & Branding

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Charlotte is a designer at Plaace and works on branding, product design and marketing content.

She has previously been a store manager in both chain retail and high-end retail companies like Ting and Røst so she knows a thing or two about what retail concepts look for in a store location.

She won a drawing competition in primary school where her drawing appeared on the front page of the telephone directory and her whole class won a trip to the mountains. Her favorite shops are Eske Interior Shop and Kollekted by.

Charlotte is a trained graphic designer from Fagskolen Kristiania.

charlotte@plaace.co

Roman

Developer

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Roman is on Plaace's team of developers and works on the front-end of the Plaace platform.

He has 7 years of experience as a Full Stack Javascript developer working on websites, web servers and mobile applications.

He enjoys playing tennis and rowing, and enjoys all food except fish.

Roman has an economics degree from NMU university.

Hlib

Developer

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Hlib is part of Plaace's developer team and has tasks related to developing, testing, and maintaining Plaace's backend infrastructure.

He has been working as a Full-stack JS developer for a few years, and is currently focused on back-end development, and working as a Node.js engineer.

He spends most of his free time watching online courses for various IT topics and enjoys Georgian food.

Hlib is certified by The Linux Foundation as an OpenJS Node.js Application Developer.

Slava

Developer

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Slava is one of the developers at Plaace and works mostly on the back-end infrastructure of the Plaace platform as well as the code base.

He is a full-stack software engineer with 5 years of experience working with SaaS online platforms.

In his free time he enjoys good music and brewing his own beer, and Japanese food is his favorite.

Slava has a master degree in Computer Engineering from Oles Honchar Dnipro National University in Ukraine.

Adrian

Business Analysis Intern

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Simen

Business Analysis Intern

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Simen is working on business analytics for our clients and helping out with product.

He started his journey at Plaace with a summer internship in 2020 and also has sales experience from Maschmanns Matmarked and a finance internship in Norsk Hydro.

Simen is studying MSc Industrial Economics at NTNU.

Patrik

Business Analysis Intern

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Patrik works on product development and also helps with business analytics on different projects for clients.

His previous experience includes having worked on data analysis at SINTEF.

He likes to do handstands for fun and enjoys online stores.

Patrik is a student studying MSc Industrial Economics and Technology Management at NTNU.

Emma

Sales and Business Development Intern

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Emma is working with sales and business development at Plaace. She has a broad range of previous work experience with sales, negotiation and business development from companies like Selfridges, Designers Guild, Regent Property, Siteimprove and the Norwegian Business Association in Beijing.

She enjoys playing tennis, travelling, reading and events, and has been featured in a Chinese newspaper.

She has recently finished a Bachelor's degree in International Business from the University of Westminster.

Marius

Sales and Business Development Intern

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Marius is working with sales and business development at Plaace.

He has broad experience in the sport sector as a top ski athlete, coach and sport development consultant. He is used to selling in a different way which makes him a good addition to the team at Plaace.

He is currently taking an MBA at HULT International Business School in London. After the internship he is continuing his studies at HULT, with a dual MSc degree in Business Analytics in San Francisco.

Sabine

Sales and Business Development Intern

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Sabine is working with sales and business development at Plaace.

She has previous experience in working with SEO, digital marketing and direct sales.

For 3 years she used her cross country skis to get to school, and her favorite shop is Ski og Surf.

She is currently studying a MSc in Environment and Natural Resources with courses in leadership and politics at NMBU.

Aline

Data Scientist

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Aline is part of the Data Science team and eager to contribute with insights that help Plaace to better understand their customers and with continuous product improvement.

She has worked for a mining corporation in Brazil, for the federal government, and more recently for a technology startup in the USA, dealing with data analysis geared toward web optimization.

She enjoys reading, baking, and traveling. Don't be fooled by the photo below, she lives in sunny Florida and this was her first time on a serious hike - she really loved it.

 

Simen

Data quality and QA Intern

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Simen is a summer intern and works with security, data quality, and QA at Plaace. He has previous experience in startups and sports. Simen is an active tennis player and has a scholarship in the USA at Northwestern University for his sport. After the summer, Simen will start his final year on his bachelor's degree in economics and business.

Advisors

Plaace is supported by some of the most talented advisors around. With expertise ranging from retail and proptech to design and venture capital they help guide Plaace in the right direction.

Carl Christian Christensen

Co-founder & CTO Spacemaker

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Carl is co-founder and CTO of prop-tech company Spacemaker, who has developed a revolutionary AI technology that helps users discover smarter ways to maximize the potential of a property. Spacemaker was established in 2017 and is a fast-growing company, now with over 100 employees. In fall 2020, Spacemaker was acquired by American Autodesk. Carl has an academic background in administration, finance, and informatics, and he previously headed the Product & Projects department at Bekk Consulting.

Tore Mortvedt

Founder of Serac

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Tore is a skilled designer and business developer with broad experience in digital product development, textile design, and industrial design. He has founded the luxurious clothing brand Serac where he designed the full range of product, and has former experience as a product and concept designer for Schibsted Media Group, as UX manager for ski tech company Skioo and worked as an industrial designer for premium Norwegian brands Helly Hansen and Stokke.

Mathias Owing Maanum

Associate Partner at Antler

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Mathias is an associate partner in early-stage investor Antler and part of their global team. With the goal of turning exceptional individuals into talented founders, Antler has ambitions to create hundreds of companies globally over the next five years. Mathias has extensive experience in asset management, strategy, and business development from McKinsey & Company and Explore Equity.

Henrik Botten Taubøll

Senior Lawyer at Wiersholm

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Henrik is a senior lawyer at Wiersholm, where he primarily works with real estate and transactions. He has a large network in real estate with experience from being a board member of the prop-tech company of Stor-Oslo Eiendom, real estate director at WeWork Norway, and co-founder of organizations PropTech Norway and Young in Real Estate Norway. Henrik has previously worked as a Lawyer for BAHR and has been Academic Director for Cushman & Wakefield. He also has experience as an advisor to Antler - a global early-stage risk investor building the next big wave of technology.

Marit Elisabeth Jensen

Commercial Manager at Stor-Oslo Eiendom

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Marit is a Commercial Manager at Stor-Oslo Eiendom - one of the leading real estate developers in Oslo with prestigious projects such as Munch's Quey. She has extensive experience in property and retail, and an academic background in law. Marit is a former founder and general manager of People & Places, sales manager for Cushman & Wakefield Norway, expansion manager for NorgesGruppen Convenience, and has worked as a developer for Søylen Eiendom, Eger, and Steen & Strøm. Marit has strong skills in project development, business development, marketing strategy, leasing, negotiation, and analysis.

Petter Nyborg

Founder and CEO of Eiendomsprofil AS

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Petter is the founder and CEO of Eiendomsprofil.no (partly owned by Schibsted), which since 2008 has offered relevant area information for property ads on leading marketplace Finn.no. He is an experienced leader with a long career in real estate and geotechnology. Petter has an M.Phil in geographic information systems and remote sensing from the University of Cambridge. He also has experience as a consultant for companies such as Geodata and the World Bank.

Filippo Remonato

Research Scientist at SINTEF Digital

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Filippo is a mathematician who works with research and development of artificial intelligence and machine learning methods at SINTEF, Norway. Together with his colleagues, Filippo develops techniques for tackling important challenges that shape tomorrow's society through the use of artificial intelligence. Filippo has Ph. D.s in mathematics and statistics from NTNU and Università di Pavia, where the research focused on both rigorous analytical investigations as well as powerful numerical techniques for the solution of partial differential equations describing fluid flows.

Erik Rehbinder

Co-founder and CEO at Squeeze Massasje

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Erik is the founder and general manager of Squeeze massage (part of Askeladden & co). Squeece is Europe's fastest-growing subscription-based massage concept, with a long-term vision of being a global massage community that maximizes the benefits for its clients, therapists, and stakeholders. Erik has experience with business development, strategy, and sustainability advisory from the consulting firm Accenture and company incubator Askeladden & Co.

Nils Juell

COO and Head of Accelerator at StartupLab Oslo

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Nils is COO and Head of the accelerator and incubator at StartupLab in Oslo, Norway's leading startup community. Here he works to support Norway's next unicorns and assist with everything from strategy to recruitment. He is a technology optimist with extensive experience in product and business development in senior roles. Over the past 20 years, he has worked in leading Nordic companies in telecom and media, including Telenor and Schibsted, where he played an active role in the development and delivery of products in new categories. Nils is one of the founders of TIDAL and WiMP and COO of these.

Marit Elisabeth Jensen

Commercial Manager at Stor-Oslo Eiendom

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Marit is a Commercial Manager at Stor-Oslo Eiendom - one of the leading real estate developers in Oslo with prestigious projects such as Munch's Quey. She has extensive experience in property and retail, and an academic background in law. Marit is a former founder and general manager of People & Places, sales manager for Cushman & Wakefield Norway, expansion manager for NorgesGruppen Convenience, and has worked as a developer for Søylen Eiendom, Eger, and Steen & Strøm. Marit has strong skills in project development, business development, marketing strategy, leasing, negotiation, and analysis.

Carl Christian Christensen

Co-founder & CTO Spacemaker

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Carl is co-founder and CTO of prop-tech company Spacemaker, who has developed a revolutionary AI technology that helps users discover smarter ways to maximize the potential of a property. Spacemaker was established in 2017 and is a fast-growing company, now with over 100 employees. In fall 2020, Spacemaker was acquired by American Autodesk. Carl has an academic background in administration, finance, and informatics, and he previously headed the Product & Projects department at Bekk Consulting.

Tore Mortvedt

Founder of SERAC

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Tore is a skilled designer and business developer with broad experience in digital product development, textile design, and industrial design. He has founded the luxurious clothing brand Serac where he designed the full range of product, and has former experience as a product and concept designer for Schibsted Media Group, as UX manager for ski tech company Skioo and worked as an industrial designer for premium Norwegian brands Helly Hansen and Stokke.

Mathias Owing Maanum

Associate Partner at Antler

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Mathias is an associate partner in early-stage investor Antler and part of their global team. With the goal of turning exceptional individuals into talented founders, Antler has ambitions to create hundreds of companies globally over the next five years. Mathias has extensive experience in asset management, strategy, and business development from McKinsey & Company and Explore Equity.

Henrik Botten Taubøll

Managing Associate Wiersholm

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Henrik is a senior lawyer at Wiersholm, where he primarily works with real estate and transactions. He has a large network in real estate with experience from being a board member of the proptech company of Greater Oslo Real Estate, real estate director in WeWork and co-founder of the commercial real estate companies PropTech Norway and Ung. Henrik has previously worked as a real estate lawyer for BAHR and has been the professional manager for Cushman & Wakefield. He also has experience as an advisor to Antler - a global early-stage risk investor building the next big wave of technology.

Petter Nyborg

MD, Founder and Owner of Eiendomsprofil AS

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Petter is the founder and general manager of Eiendomsprofil.no (partly owned by Schibsted), which since 2008 has offered relevant area information for apartment prospectuses and advertisements on Finn.no. He is an experienced leader with a long career in the real estate and geotechnology. He has particularly good skills in marketing, entrepreneurship, geographic informational science and business-to-business (B2B) sales. Petter has an M.Phil in geographic information systems and remote sensing from the University of Cambridge. He also has many years of experience for companies such as Geodata and the World Bank.

 

Filippo Remonato

Research Scientist at SINTEF Digital

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Filippo is a mathematician who works with research and development of artificial intelligence and machine learning methods at SINTEF, Norway. Together with his colleagues, Filippo develops techniques for tackling important challenges that shape tomorrow's society through the use of artificial intelligence. Filippo has Ph. D.s in mathematics and statistics from NTNU and Università di Pavia, where the research focused on both rigorous analytical investigations as well as powerful numerical techniques for the solution of partial differential equations describing fluid flows.

Erik Rehbinder

Co-founder and CEO at Squeeze Massasje

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Erik is the founder and general manager of Squeeze massage (part of Askeladden & co). Squeece is Europe's fastest-growing subscription-based massage concept, with a long-term vision of being a global massage community that maximizes the benefits for its clients, therapists, and stakeholders. Erik has experience with business development, strategy, and sustainability advisory from the consulting firm Accenture and company incubator Askeladden & Co.

 

Nils Juell

COO and Head of Accelerator at StartupLab Oslo

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Nils is COO and Head of the accelerator and incubator at StartupLab in Oslo, Norway's leading startup community. Here he works to support Norway's next unicorns and assist with everything from strategy to recruitment. He is a technology optimist with extensive experience in product and business development in senior roles. Over the past 20 years, he has worked in leading Nordic companies in telecom and media, including Telenor and Schibsted, where he played an active role in the development and delivery of products in new categories. Nils is one of the founders of TIDAL and WiMP and COO of these.

Alumni

Plaace has an expanding group of highly talented and hard-working alumni. Our previous graduate interns have dedicated their time and input to help us get where we are today.

Jonas

Business Analysis Intern

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Jonas worked on crunching numbers for our clients and helping out with product development. He is studying MSc Industrial Economics at NTNU.

Odin

Business Analysis Intern

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Odin is a hard-working guy who also spreads joy throughout the team. He focused on business analytics, but also helped out with organising product development. He is studying MSc Industrial Economics at NTNU.

Yuliia

Marketing Intern

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Yuliia was our marketing expert, but she also crunched those business numbers for our clients. She is studying MSc Strategic Marketing Management at BI Norwegian Business School.

Peder

Business Analysis Intern

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Peder crunched numbers and helped visualise valuable data for our clients. He is also studying MSc Industrial Economics at NTNU.

Solveig

Business Analysis Intern

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Solveig has been a great asset to the company and crunched numbers for our clients. She is currently studying MSc Industrial Economics at NTNU and has previously studied at NTU.

Denys

Business Development Intern

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Denys worked on market research, pricing strategies and product development as a business development intern in Plaace. He is also studying MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo.

Jonas

Business Analysis Intern

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Jonas worked on crunching numbers for our clients and helping out with product development. He is studying MSc Industrial Economics at NTNU.

Odin

Business Analysis Intern

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Odin is a hard-working guy who also spreads joy throughout the team. He focused on business analytics, but also helped out with organising product development. He is studying MSc Industrial Economics at NTNU.

Yuliia

Marketing Intern

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Yuliia was our marketing expert, but she also crunched those business numbers for our clients. She is studying MSc Strategic Marketing Management at BI Norwegian Business School.

Peder

Business Analysis Intern

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Peder crunched numbers and helped visualise valuable data for our clients. He is also studying MSc Industrial Economics at NTNU.

Solveig

Business Analysis Intern

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Solveig has been a great asset to the company and crunched numbers for our clients. She is currently studying MSc Industrial Economics at NTNU and has previously studied at NTU.

Denys

Business Development Intern

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Denys worked on market research, pricing strategies and product development as a business development intern in Plaace. He is also studying MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo.

Investors

Plaace was born out of the first Antler Oslo program in the spring of 2020 and received funding from premier Norwegian startup supporter StartupLab half a year later. Both investors are giving incredible support to the Plaace growth journey.

Funded by Antler - Who is on a mission to fundamentally improve the world by enabling and help build the defining companies of tomorrow.

Funded by StartupLab - Who is on a mission is to increase the likelihood of success for young companies.