Ozan Sonmez

Head of Scaling
Global Innovation Catalyst LLC

Supports and Invests in Startups, Provides Services to Investors and Accelerators through various engagements and initiatives in Silicon Valley, Turkey, Middle East, South East Asia and Europe.

Startup Mentor, Judge, Program Developer, Instructor
Sharks Tank SF, Growth Circuit, Grow My Business Beirut, Angel Labs SF, Global Startup Battle, MIT EF Pan Arab Startup Competition, GCC Startup Mena, Intel Business Challenge MENA, Global Innovation Through Science and Technology (GIST) CRDF Global, MIT Enterprise Forum Turkey, LeanStartup Machine

Speaker, Master of Ceremonies, Presenter.
PreMoney Mena, Galata Business Angels Investor Meetup, STEP Conference Dubai, 6th Annual Saudi Technology Incubation Conference, Startup Istanbul, Startup Turkey. NBIA Annual Conference Boston.

Unıversity Startup Judge & Mentor of
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Startup Factory, Global Social Venture Competition

Learns, Practices and Teaches at
University of Europe MBA, 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.

Ask me About:
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.

Skills and Interests

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