Our awesome team of mentors, investors, and entrepreneurs will help make the most out of your TINC experience. With their real life experience from the Silicon Valley ecosystem they will challenge you and give an honest validation on your product and business model.


Core Mentors


Julie Hanna
Technologist, entrepreneur, advisor, board director. Appointed by President Obama as Presidental Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship.

Nathan Gold
Professional training & coaching for people who present at high-stakes venues such as TED talks, investor pitches, keynotes, and sales meetings.

Scott Barclay
Entrepreneur, innovator, investor, advisor in digital health and data analytics. Partner Data Collective.


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Victor Belfor
Startup advisor, angel investor. Conversational AI GTM Executive at Conversica 


Sean Percival
Investor and entrepreneur. 
Growth mentor.Operating partner for Katapult Accelerator. 


Daniel Kjellen
Advisor and investor. Fintech CMO.
CMO at Change Labs. 

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Han Jin

CEO at Lucid. Mobile. VR / AR. Computer Vision. Product / Program Mgmt. Robotics. AI. Inc. & Forbes 30 Under 30





Scott Sambucci
Sales Growth Expert, Author & Founder @ SalesQualia

Tristan Kromer
Lean Startup Coach & Advisor @ Kromatic

Nir Eyal
Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of "Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products"

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Jonatan Littke
Serial entrepreneur and CEO @ Lookback. Coaching, Strategy and Heartfinding


Lasse Andresen
CTO / co-founder / board member at ForgeRock

Carl Fritjofsson
Serial entrepreneur and Principal at Creandum

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Shomit Ghose

Managing Director and Partner @ Onset Venture. Longtime Silicon Valley entrepreneur.

Arne Tonning

Partner @ Alliance Venture and Investor in Residence for Innovation Norway San Francisco. 

Nick Noreña

Innovation Coach and Advisor @ Kromatic


Aoife Kimber
CEO, KimberPR

Allan Young
Entrepreneur with experience in technology and venture capital. Founder of TopLine incubator and Runway incubator


Bill Reichert
Managing director, Garage Technology Ventures



Gro Eirin Dyrnes
Director Innovation Norway San Francisco & Silicon Valley, Regional Director Innovation Norway Americas, Chairman Nordic Innovation House

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Åse Pettersen Bailey
Program Director TINC Silicon Valley and Business Development Manager at Innovation Norway San Francisco & Silicon Valley

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Anne Lidgard
Director VINNOVA Silicon Valley & San Francisco

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Arne Tonning
Investor in Residence Innovation Norway San Francisco & Silicon Valley and General Partner Alliance Venture

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Katja Kotala
Community Manager at Nordic Innovation House


Meena Annamalai
Office Manager at Nordic Innovation House