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Team: Joar Nilssen

Startup Analyst

As a startup analyst Joar scouts and screens promising food & agtech startups across different startup ecosystems. He screens and selects promising startups that can benefit from StartLife’s Accelerate program. Joar also act as a contact person for the StartLife Accelerate program, our StartLife Corporate Partners and helps organizing and executing projects and events together with those partners.

Throughout 2016 and 2017 he was a tenant at the Starthub as co-founder of Tinyfoods, selling edible insects for human consumption in the BeNeLux. During his years at Tinyfoods he gained experience in management, business model ideation, product development and marketing as well as insights into the alternative protein market. In March 2019 he graduated from Wageningen University & Research with a Masters in Molecular Nutrition and Toxicology. At StartLife he strives to increase the impact of innovative startups and contribute to a healthier and more sustainable future.

Skills and fields of expertise

  • Project Management
  • Product Development
  • Marketing
  • Alternative Protein Innovations

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