Peter Torstensen is CEO of the largest Accelerator in Scandinavia – Accelerace. A unique Acceleration model which over the last 8 years has helped and invested in more than 300 startups from all over the world to become stronger and better companies.
Peter is a rare mix of entrepreneur and government official. As an out-of-university entrepreneur he was recruited to help the Danish Government set up support for the Danish entrepreneurs. A ½ year consultancy agreement turned into 10 years as a key influencer on Danish startup politics before Peter founded Accelerace in 2007. An Accelerator which today is involved in numerous Accelerators, Investment Funds and innovation projects in both Denmark and internationally.