Torsten has corporate innovation in his DNA. Born into a family of management consultants, Torsten very early on was exposed to the value of startups and their role in innovation in corporations. A bioinformatics engineer by training, Torsten co-founded YouNoodle in San Francisco, a technology platform to source, select and engage the most promising startups in the world. Prior to YouNoodle, Torsten ran Denmark’s largest startup engagement program, Venture Cup. He has judged startup programs at Stanford University, MIT, and Imperial College, and has written opinion pieces for both Wall Street Journal and Entrepreneur Magazine. Torsten is an advisor to a number of startups, and an investor in two venture funds.