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About Ada Nielsen

  • June 11, 2019

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Ada Nielsen is a consultant (PeregrineMaven Group) who analyzes and evaluates market opportunities for start-ups, then develops launch strategies that are practical, tuned to the market, and actionable. These skills are also useful for increasing market presence for current companies.

Previous corporate roles have included monetizing non-strategic projects (in chemicals), defending valuations successfully in I.R.S. audits, functioning as an angel investor for a large corporation, and creating and leading international commercialization strategies for inventions. She also worked for a public company in the finance department, valuing prospective investments, leading the development of the company-wide strategy, and producing the presentations for Wall Street.

Other experience includes teaching college chemistry (when she was a college dean) and theoretical physical chemistry at Dartmouth Graduate School. She earned an A.B. in Chemistry at Wellesley College, and an MBA from Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business with a concentration in Finance and Marketing.

Projects include coaching as well as managing start-ups, generally in B2B, working in-person and virtually from the Nashville, TN, area.

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