Åsmund Møll Frengstad is the Founder of Meshcrafts and works as CBDO (Chief Business Development Officer). Åsmund studied Mechanical Engineering at the Norwegian University of Life Science (NMBU). With focus on product development, renewable energy and IPR. Åsmund delivered he’s master thesis in May 2014, “The usage of shore power as a mean to reduce emissions in Norwegian ports” which he wrote in co-operation of Hafenstrom a Norwegian startup focusing on battery aggregated power to ships.
While at university Åsmund worked as a design engineer and production line engineer for Radiocrafts, were he learned alot about RF systems and communication. This experience have had a huge influence on how Meshcrafts does business and thinks business. Åsmund also did some pre-eliminary design work for a sesor box for Tinymesh which again gave insight into the embeded software layer on the radiochip.
At the university Åsmund founded Meshcrafts as student enterprise. Meshcrafts SB which won several prices, including Zero and TEKNA Best Technical Student Project 2014. Meshcrafts SB also won the Best Student Enterprise at NMBU and the INVEN2 Start, which gave Meshcrafts the starting-capital to be incorporated. Later in 2014 Meshcrafts won “the pitch” at EU SME Assembly.
The same year in desember Meshcrafts were incorporated, in june 2014 Meshcrafts moved out of Campus and into Oslo and StartUpLab.