Team

Plaace has an awesome team devoted to making vibrant and sustainable cities. The team has highly complementary skills, a passion for creating incredible, digital products, and thrive in a fun and fast-paced environment

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

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.

Denys

Business Development Intern

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Denys works on market research, pricing strategies and product development as a business development intern in Plaace.

He has previously been the founder of an e-commerce shop and has been an operational director at a small catering firm.

He knew of the invisible hand concept from age 14 after starting to learn about economics in high school and really enjoys electronics shops like Elkjøp to play around with new technologies.

Denys is studying MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo.

denys@plaace.co

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 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.

Helene

Marketing Intern

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Helene is mostly working on the content on the website as well as adapting the language to match the go-to-market strategy.

She has previously worked for different retailers such as Espresso House and NorgesGruppen and has studied marketing for almost 7 years at university level.

She has lived abroad for 20 years of her life and has two favorite restaurants: Talor Made for donuts and Coyo for Mexican food.

Helene is studying MSc Strategic Marketing Management at BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Denys

Business Development Intern

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Denys works on market research, pricing strategies and product development as a business development intern in Plaace.

He has previously been the founder of an e-commerce shop and has been an operational director at a small catering firm.

He knew of the invisible hand concept from age 14 after starting to learn about economics in high school and really enjoys electronics shops like Elkjøp to play around with new technologies.

Denys is studying MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo.

denys@plaace.co

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.

Adrian

Business Analysis Intern

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Helene

Marketing Intern

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Helene is a marketing intern and is mostly working on the content on the website as well as adapting the language to match the go-to-market strategy.

She has previously worked for different retailers such as Espresso House and NorgesGruppen and has studied marketing for almost 7 years at university level.

She has lived abroad for 20 years of her life and has two favorite restaurants: Talor Made for donuts and Coyo for Mexican food.

Helene is studying MSc Strategic Marketing Management at BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo.

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.

Advisors

Plaace is privileged to be joined 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 the co-founder and CTO of Spacemaker and previously Headed the VP Product & Projects in Bekk Consulting. Spacemaker has developed a game-changing AI technology that helps users discover smarter ways to maximize the potential of a building site. Spacemaker is a fast-growing company established in 2017 and now has more than 100 people. 

Tore Mortvedt

Founder Serac

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Tore has founded the luxury apparel brand Serac and is former product & concept designer at Schibsted. He is an experienced business developer with strong product management skills and is professionally skilled in product design & concept development, technical apparel and accessories design, user experience, branding & identity, and design management.

 

Mathias Owing Maanum

Director at Antler

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Mathias is a director at Antler and part of their global team. Antler is a global early-stage VC that is building the next big wave of tech. With the mission to turn exceptional individuals into great founders, Antler aims to create hundreds of companies globally over the next five years.

 

Henrik Botten Taubøll

Managing Associate Wiersholm

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Henrik is the former director of real estate in WeWork and has co-founded PropTech Norway and Young in Real Estate. He is currently managing associate at Wiersholm. 

Marit Elisabeth Jensen

Marketing Manager at Stor-Oslo Eiendom and Founder & CEO of People & Places

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Marit is a marketing manager in Stor-Oslo Eiendom and is the founder and CEO of People & Places and has a long track record within property and retail advisory. She is former head of retail for Cushman & Wakefield, Norway, head of expansion in NorgesGruppen Convenience and has worked as a developer for Søylen Eiendom, Eger and Steen & Strøm. 

Marit Elisabeth Jensen

Marketing Manager at Stor-Oslo Eiendom and Founder & CEO of People & Places

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Marit is a marketing manager in Stor-Oslo Eiendom and is the founder and CEO of People & Places and has a long track record within property and retail advisory. She is former head of retail for Cushman & Wakefield, Norway, head of expansion in NorgesGruppen Convenience and has worked as a developer for Søylen Eiendom, Eger and Steen & Strøm. 

Carl Christian Christensen

Co-founder & CTO Spacemaker

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Carl is the co-founder and CTO of Spacemaker and perviously Headed the VP Product & Projects in Bekk Consulting. Spacemaker has developed a game-changing AI technology that helps users discover smarter ways to maximize the potential of a building site. Spacemaker is a fast growing company established 2017 and is now counting more than 100 people. 

 

Tore Mortvedt

Founder Serac

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Tore has founded the luxury apparal brand Serac and is former product & concept designer at Schibsted. He is and experienced business developer with strong product management professional skilled in product design & concept development, technical apparel and accessories design, user experience, branding & identity, design management.

 

Mathias Owing Maanum

Director at Antler

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Mathias is a director at Antler and part of their global team. Antler is a global early-stage VC that is building the next big wave of tech. With the mission to turn exceptional individuals into great founders, Antler aims to create hundreds of companies globally over the next five years.

 

Henrik Botten Taubøll

Managing Associate Wiersholm

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Henrik is the former director of real estate in WeWork and has co-founded PropTech Norway and Young in Real Estate. He is currently managing associate at Wiersholm. 

 

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 is 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.

Jonas

Business Analysis Intern

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Jonas is 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.

Investors

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 to increase the likelihood of success for young companies.