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Mr. Ozan Sonmez

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startupsTrainingLeadershipManagementAnalysisStrategyBusiness DevelopmentPublic RelationsEntrepreneurshipNetworkingsustainabilityinternational relationsBusiness AnalysisProject ManagementOnline MarketingVenture CapitalManagement ConsultingBusiness StrategyEconomicsInternational BusinessProgram ManagementInvestmentsFinancial AnalysisDue DiligenceNew Business DevelopmentProject PlanningAuditingBusiness PlanningFinancial ModelingFinancial ReportingStrategic PlanningCorporate FinanceEmerging MarketsBusiness ModelingSocial EntrepreneurshipMentoringPortfolio ManagementRenewable EnergyManagerial Finance

Managing Director at T-Jump Startup Hub in San Francisco

San Francisco Bay AreaVenture Capital
Current
  • Master of Ceremonies - Startup Pitch Trainer - Lean Startup Mentor @ Tough Love
  • Startup Ecosystem Advisor to Accelerators & Universities & NGO's @ "What can I do for you" Advisory
  • Managing Director @ T-Jump Startup Hub in San Francisco

Summary

Supports Startups, Investors and Accelerators for a healthier ecosystem through various engagements and initiatives in Turkey, Middle East, South East Asia and Europe.

Startup Advisor, Mentor, Juror and Program Developer, Instructor
Angel Labs SF, * Global Startup Battle, MIT EF Pan Arab Startup Competition, GCC Startup Mena, Arab Mobile App Challenge, Intel Business Challenge MENA, Global Innovation Through Science and Technology (GIST) CRDF Global, MIT Enterprise Forum (MIT EF) Turkey * LeanStartup Machine

Invited Speaker, Master of Ceremonies, Presenter, Connector.
PreMoney Mena, Galata Business Angels 3rd Investor Meetup, Riseup Summit Egypt, STEP Conference Dubai, 6th Annual Saudi Technology Incubation Conference,Startup Istanbul International 2014. NBIA Annual Conference Boston.

Unıversity Startup Judge & Mentor
* King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Bootcamp * Startup Factory (Özyegin University) * HayalEt (Bogaziçi University) * Global Social Venture Competition (Koç University) * Social Enterprise Training (Kadir Has University) * Entrepreneurship Curriculum Building (Tubitak)

Learns, Practices and Teaches
* National Business Incubation Association Member and 1st Certified Business Incubation Manager in Turkey * Junior Chamber International (JCI) Trainer * Junior Achievement and Young Enterprise JA-YE Head Trainer. * SME and Entrepreneurship MBA Course Instructor * British Council Social Enterprise Trainer

US State Department International Visitor Leaders Program on Social Change 2013 Participant.

Always in the ecosystem of :
Angel Investing, Venture Capital, Social Impact Investments, Universities, Value Added Business Networking, Entrepreneurs&SME’s, Business Model Generation, Sustainable Business Planning, Financial Planning & Investor Relations, United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), Responsible Investment (PRI)

Had a clue about
CSR, Environmental Social Sciences, Environmental Sustainability, Biogas&Composting, Climate Change.

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