M. KEMAL GENÇ
Strategist and a management consultant with 15+ years of corporate experience in banking, finance, FMCG, F&B, and technology companies. He holds mechanical engineering and economics degrees from Koc University Istanbul and expertise in game theory and strategy.
On top of his consultancy business, he is a serial entrepreneur for the last five years focusing on technology startups and created more than $1 billion of valuation increase on his startups. He leads strategy to maximize the valuation of the startups by exposing their unique value proposition, building an all-star team, leading go-to-market strategy, creating the right monetization model, planning and leading investment rounds, matching them with strategic partners like corporates, planning expansion, and lead the exit on the right time to the right investor. He currently has shares in 80+ startups he is helping and has three exits totaling $300mm.
To share all the corporate, consultancy, and entrepreneurship experiences he had with other startups, he has founded four acceleration and incubation programs. One of them focused on retail in Istanbul and Dubai and built a curriculum of more than 5.000 pages being applied to 200 startups. Through these programs, he has created a vast network of investors and corporate professionals worldwide and closed 50+ investment rounds.
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