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Five questions to mentor and judge Troels Keldmann

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Troels Keldmann is the Business Development Interim at Keldmann Healthcare A/S who is helping companies innovate and commercialize. Troels has participated as a mentor in our program Startup Mentors during the spring 2019 and as a judge evaluating finalists for University Startup World Cup 2019. We’ve asked Troels five questions that you can use as inspiration.

What are your goals and mission?

“Utilize my skills and experience to help ambitious companies to exploit their potential for innovation and commercial impact. I really enjoy creative exploration of partnership opportunities to accelerate development and commercialization.”

What keeps you motivated to achieve your goals?

“The inspiring continued flow of talent, technology, opportunity and ways to challenge state-of-the-art.”  

What is the best startup event/program/accelerator/e.g. you have ever been to and why? 

“In my view, the best impact of accelerators and programs is when the start-up’s scope and team is defined, mature and hungry – and matches the specialization of the accelerator. In my view there is not a “best” but instead a “best fit”.”

What are the best startup advices you have received or given others?

“Keep searching for the unique and defendable offering – where you are ahead. Be able to answer the question; What will the World be missing if we do not succeed? This clarity will ease making other decisions.”

What are the best startup movies/books/role models you can recommend to others? заявка на получение кредитной карты

“Many valuable resources are available, and it is inspiring to receive flows of information like subscribing to CB Insights. An older book I revisit from time to time is; Zero-to-IPO & other fun destinations, written by David Smith. It inspires to consider alternative pathways for a company to succeed.”

National Polytechnic
University of Armenia


Andranik Voskanyan, Arthur Hakobyan

We offer autonomously operating robots, which can move in arbitrary shaped water, oil and gas pipelines con- tinuously monitoring and detecting erosion and leakage. Countries lose million tones of water, gas and oil from damaged tubes and sometimes it become dangerous for human life and nature when gas or oil pipeline gets damaged. So our product can find damaged or clogged places on their early stage in practically all kinds of pipe- lines over and underground. With the use of our product the damaged sections of a pipeline can be found faster, more easily, precisely and without digging the ground.

This means that maintenance and replacement of pipe- lines will be safer and much more cheaper. Our product is a robot which can move through the pipelines and investigate it with pressure, ultrasonic, flow sensors and camera which can shoot up to 4k video and save it in his memory card or sent it to connected devic- es. This robots autonomously move in arbitrary shaped water, oil and gas pipelines with diameters ranging from 10 cm up to 300 cm.

Reykjavik University


Ragnheiður Lilja Guðmundsdóttir, Safa Jemai

Our company is a disease management solution. Our software gathers together all the most important information about your health like meds, nutrition, exercise, symptoms, vitals and sleep and analyses it to give you a clear picture of how your health is at any given moment.

Our main focus to start with is on patients with thyroid problems and other autoimmune diseases, but we plan to add on and expand so we can service people with all kinds of chronic illnesses. Having to live with a chronic illness is time consuming, costly and frankly, exhausting. We want to make peoples lives easier with one platform

where you gather all the data you need to keep track of to manage your condition. So the next time you see your doctor you’ll have a much set of data to show him about your progress the past few months, and eventually with integration into the healthcare system the doctor will be able to access all the information himself before your appointment and therefore make a much better diagnosis and decision regarding your treatment.

With integration you will also be able to access your own test results, schedule appointments, prescriptions and better communication with your doctor.​