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About Valuer

Eyes on the ground - all over the world

Valuer is a new and unique way to find the best startup with the newest innovation and technology. 2,500 human sensors globally at over hundred tech-hubs are at your disposal. Valuer is the platform that can ignite your innovation capabilities at the highest level.

Qualitative approach - no more lists

We carefully interview each startup in order to extract the most relevant and meaningful insights related to technology, team structures, value propositions, the market and the company’s performance. Our eight years of experience with interviewing startups and entrepreneurs equipped us with the relevant skills to develop and refine the most suitable interviewing techniques.

Track, assess, analyze and benchmark

All data that Valuer collects through qualitative research, such as article analysis and human capital analysis with BP10, is being visualized on our website and brought together in The Content Deck. This data is further enhanced with the feedback and comments that our network of Valuer experts gave to selected startups.

AI matchmaking algorithm

Based on the capabilities and attributes requested by a corporation or an investor, the Valuer platform utilizes the entire repository of information and AI techniques to simulate the typical process of screening a startup. Once the screening is done, the system automatically finds the best matching startups and entrepreneurs for the investor’s and corporate’s specific needs.

Valuer has made a comprehensive research the last twenty years with experience from the team, board members and advisors. The team count former Skype investor, professors in corporate strategy and data, serie entrepreneurs with successfully exits, c-level professionals from corporates and startup eco-system builders.

Key Facts

Founded in 2017

2578 technology scouts worldwide

12.000+ startups curated

152 matches made

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Meet the Founders

Dennis Poulsen

Managing Partner & co-founder

Dennis began his career in as product manager for mobile device intelligence company Mobilethink. In 2009, he co-founded Tweakker together with Mobilethink and took up the role of Tweakker’s CEO in 2011. In September 2014, Tweakker was acquired by Spirent Communications plc, a California-based company listed on the UK stock exchange. In Spirent, as Vice President Business Development he Built and led an IoT program focusing on embedded SIM (e-sim)and global connectivity in IoT hardware.

Daniel Laursen

Partner & Co-Founder

Daniel Laursen, is a community builder in the Nordic startup ecosystem. He started back in 2010 his personal blog Trendsonline, with his passion for startups and a unique enthusiasm he grew the blog to a media for startups. In the first four years he hosted over 150 podcast for startups in Denmark with interviews of founders like David Helgason, Tommy Ahlers, Peter Mühlmann and the last but not least Chris Sacca.

From 2010 to 2017 he also founded or been a key initiator to Welovestartups, NordicGameBits, NordicStartupBits, Nordicmade, VentureVillage and GamesBusiness. Was the driver behind TechBBQ the first three years with the organization Trendsonline as the operational partner.

René Giese

Partner & Co-Founder

René Giese is an experienced leader in the Digital IT Solutions and Software industry with a strong passion for entrepreneurship and innovation.

In 2002, René joined Microsoft to drive several roles within business strategy, sales and marketing over a period of 12 years. In 2011, René received a Microsoft Gold Star Award for the results and his efforts in bringing the commercial Windows product portfolio to market.

Most recently, René was the Country Sales Director at Experian - a leading global provider of data services, decision analytics, and decision support software solutions - responsible for the Danish market. Before that, he was a Managing Director at d60 A/S - a Danish software application development and business intelligence solution provider - leading sales, marketing, solution delivery, and R&D.

René holds a M.Sc. in Computer Science from the Technical University in Denmark.