Mads is currently Head of Acceleration at Accelerace (DK). Before joining Accelerace in 2019, Mads has been deeply involved in nearly all parts of the Danish startup eco-system.
He has been involved as founder in a few different startups, including one that was exited in 2016. Since then he has been working as startup mentor and investor both as an individual and since 2019 in Accelerace. Mads is a part-time associate professor at the Copenhagen Business School within the field of Entrepreneurship. Accelerace has supported 800+ Danish and international startups since ‘08, including Trustpilot and Templafy, through our accelerator programs (currently called Beyond Beta), made 70+ pre-seed investments, and matched startups with industry-leading companies such as Tetra Pak, Arla, and Elia.
Accelerace is also responsible for the management of NOME (Nordic Mentor Network for Entrepreneurship), an elite mentoring program for Nordic life science startups. Mads holds a M.sc. In Finance from Copenhagen Business School.