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Peter Trydeman

Startup Community Expert and Crowdfunding Specialist

Experience

Sep 2016Present

Business Development Manager / Consultant

Exact Invest A/S

We help institutional investors, family offices, fund of funds and private investors tap into the growth opportunities and in the Brazilian and Colombian Real Estate market. We are a hands-on Manager with smaller funds and we also manage Direct Investments and Separate Accounts tailored to our investor’s strategy. We also offer consulting and capital for new ventures and market entries in the Real Estate and construction space.

I am responsible for optimizing the overall process and digital innovation within the group companies. I also lead new ventures to later stage companies and rally investors for designated cases.

Jan 2016Dec 2016

Nordic Manager

99designs.com

99designs is the world's largest online graphic design marketplace, connecting businesses looking for design work the 99designs platform with more than 1,300,000 graphic designers from 192 countries around the world. 

99designs holds offices around the world and my job  was to ensure further growth in the Nordic region. The role was focused mainly on PR promotion, affiliate networks and partnerships with agencies in primarily Oslo, Copenhagen and Stockholm.

Today 99designs is the leading design partner for many of the largest agencies in Scandinavia.

* While doing the above I also managed to sell my farthers company to a stock-listed company. A very hard case I can tell more about at a later stage.

Jun 2014Feb 2016

Ambassador for Danish market 

99designs.com

99designs is the world's largest online graphic design marketplace, connecting businesses looking for design work the 99designs platform with more than 1,300,000 graphic designers from 192 countries around the world. 

I reached out to 99designs back in 2014 because I knew it would work well in Scandinavia. We partnered and I helped in any way I could to help grow the Brand in my region of the world.

Aug 2015Dec 2015

Growth Marketer

Founders

Backed by Lego, Bestseller and William Demant, Founders is the largest startup studio in Scandinavia creating 3-4 SaaS companies a year.   

My role was to grow awareness about Founders and assist in matters covering everything from recruitment, term sheets, portfolio development and process optimization. 

Feb 2014Present

Co-Founder - Head of fundraising

Nest Copenhagen

Nest Copenhagen is the world's largest co-living space for entrepreneurs, innovators and startup founders. Residents come with backgrounds from Facebook, Google, BCG, Danske Bank, LEO Pharma, Singularity University, Mærsk, Accenture and many more. 

Nest is not a second office, but a home and a place to be inspired and inspire. Hundreds of candidates from around the world apply to live in Nest. So far we have consulted for companies like Sony, IKEA and SNCF regarding the future of innovation.   

Dec 2014May 2015

Business Project Intern

SEED Capital 

SEED Capital is the largest early stage venture fund in Denmark.  Well-known companies that have  partnered with SEED Capital include: Vivino, Trustpilot, Fullrate, Mofibo, Endomondo, Firmafon, GoMore, Shipbeat, Bownty, Libertone.

Worked on screening new cases and on a company collaboration project that both the investment managers and startups still use today. 

Jan 2014Nov 2014

Client Relations

Nordnet Bank

The role of Client Relation was to service and educate both existing and new high net worth individuals with financial products supplied at Nordnet. Stocks, ETN, ETF’s, mutual funds etc.

Worked as an assistent for the business development manager doing market research and competitor analysis.

Aug 2013Dec 2013

Business Developer

Rainmaking

Rainmaking is a Danish startup factory similar to Rocket Internet or Nova Founders.

Worked as COO for a new kind of publisher and book site named PineTribe. Lead a skillful 6-person team and was responsible for recruiting, crowdfunding campaigns and business planning.

Nov 2011Dec 2013

Board Member

The Danish Stockholder Association

Worked with elite board members  on strategy, forecasting and organizational development. The association is one of the wealthiest in Denmark with more than 15.000 members and a member purchasing power of more than $20 billion.

Mar 2013Aug 2013

Strategic Consultant

Skovrejser. dk 

Helped the travel aggregator grow by more than 112 % in a few months by doing marketing data point analysis and split testing. Helped the company raise an angel funding round. when it was doing 10M DKK in reveneu. Today the company holds a revenue structure of +50 M DKK.

Oct 2010Jan 2012

Internal Junior Consultant

Obton A/S

Obton A/S is a solar plant investment company based in Denmark that mainly sell shares in Italian solar plants. My role included primarily sales.and business development.

Managed to co-sell $400 000 USD of solar plant shares. Selling Italian financial products in 2010 was extremely hard.  

In 2010, Obton managed assets around $50 million. Today they manage more than $500 million.

Education

20172018*

Master's Degree

Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

Venture Capital and Private Equity in collaboration with KPMG

20132015

Bachelor's Degree

CPH Business College

Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

20102012

Marketing Mangement

Business College Aarhus

Entrepreneurship and innovation

20062007

Foreign Exchange 

Texas Tivy High

Senior year

Skills

Languages

Danish, English, Swedish and Norwegian

Honors and awards

* Winner of StartupWeekend Aarhus 
* Key Account Management Masterclass Mercuri International
* Nominated with Nest Copenhagen for best Scandinavian social startup
* Wrote a book about professional football economics in 2013 that was nationally recognized.

Interests

Football, Tennis, History, Entrepreneurship, Family, Friends, TED Talks, Traveling