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Founder & CEO


"I am looking for passion, a hidden gem, someone who is ready to change lives. If you have a BIG idea and don’t know how to bring it to life, I can probably be a sounding board.

I can teach you how to use Tech for Good, about building a rocket ship / global business, products that change the world, and subscriptions (my favourite business model) and the member economy.

If you’re technical, I can teach you how to work with business/marketing/policy teams. If you’ve never written a line of code, I can teach you how to talk to technical/product/engineering teams.

We could talk about. how to turn what makes you different into what makes you successful, get a start when you don’t have the right connections, degree or CV, or navigate being the only person in the room of a different gender, country or continent."

From a gadget obsessed teen to founding her own company, Renate has spent decades immersing herself in every aspect of mobile and consumer technology.

Renate Nyborg is the former Chief Executive Officer of Tinder, the world’s most popular app for meeting new people. Prior to her appointment as CEO, Renate was leading Tinder's European business. Her career has spanned the creation and leadership of the International Product & Marketing group at meditation app Headspace, as well as leading the app store subscription business in Europe for Apple. In her twenties she founded an app development company named Pleo and also ran Mobile globally for Edelman.

Renate is of Norwegian and Dutch origin and has worked in London, Silicon Valley, Stockholm, Paris and Switzerland. She is a Philosophy graduate of Cambridge University. She loves her piano and music, as well as hiking or skiing around the Alps.

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