The people, platforms and partners available to you as a Vitality client.
We’ve gathered together experts from all areas of industry to help you achieve your business dreams.
Varun has over 15 years of experience in investment banking, venture capital, strategic planning, fundraising and business development, with the last six years in the Venture Capital industry in the UAE and the MEA region. He currently works closely with a number of investment groups in addition to advising and mentoring startups.
Varun is particularly interested in the Health & Wellness industry and the development of Smart Cities, as innovations across AI/ML, Sustainability Policies, Education Platforms and more transparent access to funding takes shape. Varun is fascinated in exploring the future of society and how global developments are shaping mindsets, relationships, health, business and spirituality.
SoGal Foundation is the largest global platform for women & diverse entrepreneurs and investors that provides resources, education, and community for a 100K+ person network with chapters in 50+ cities across 6 continents around the world.
SoGal Foundation is a non-profit on a mission to close the diversity gap in entrepreneurship.
Founder of RETOLD – Sian is an award-winning entrepreneur, a creative commercial interior designer and a small business consultant. With more than 16 years working in the region, her 3 core values are sustainability, creativity and passion. She has a successful career working with and consulting small businesses and is passionate about supporting the SME community.
Alongside creating her business, helping SMEs scale as a consultant and running her design projects, Sian has a special interest in building partnerships and collaborations, with strong experience in concept evolution, business launching, building and marketing. Sian’s unquenchable passion for a sustainable lifestyle has uniquely laced into her business and work ethics.
Founder & CEO of Kansaltancy Ventures and Founder of Saffron First, Tushar is an accomplished professional with experience spanning multiple sectors from Venture Capital, Big 4 Consulting to CFO of a Guggenheim Partners-owned company.
His expert opinion is often sought by leading business news channels and publications like CNN-News18, VCTV, Business World, Business & Economy, Qrius and Digital Market Asia.
The Founder Institute is the world’s largest pre-seed startup accelerator, having helped launch over 4,500 companies across 200+ cities and six continents.
In total, Founder Institute Alumni have raised over $950M and are worth an estimated $30B.
LEA stands for reducing limiting beliefs and sterile behaviours, holding the vision that challenges and conflicts can always be transformed into growth opportunities.
Elena believes in a people-centric approach, where the inner and the outer aspects of life, including work, personal and family, are seen in their complexity and integrated together to achieve personal fulfillment, maximising work performances and engagement levels as a natural consequence. Elena helps Entrepreneurs, C-Suite Executives, Managers and Teams to grow and transform themselves, their family, their teams and their organisations into thriving and performing ecosystems, by tailoring our end-to-end coaching and training services based on the client’s needs.
WOMEN IN TECH
Women in Tech is a global movement of people fighting for gender equality in STEM. They create impact through action to build confidence and set women up for success.
Women are Tech’s most untapped resource.
Not only is creating diverse teams ethical, and will drive more economic growth, but future proofing the job opportunities of women will ensure sustainable communities worldwide.
Because when women rise, we all rise.
Empede Capital is a Venture Capital investor, founded by a team of highly skilled professionals with deep expertise across Cyber, Technology, Construction & Investment Banking.
Riddhi’s journey of over 18 years has been spread over India, South-East Asia and the Middle East. She has an Executive MBA from the reputed Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok.
She has been closely associated with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in India during their initial stages of implementing CSR law and its impacts on different industries.
She has experimented on different innovative technologies and has worked closely for several Indian and European companies set up their South East Asian business.
She started her own company, Intellicept trying to help businesses in Asia to integrate technology efficiently into their businesses.
360 Nautica is a venture builder and a growth capital platform.
Founded and mentored by first generation entrepreneurs, 360 Nautica is known for incubating, funding, and hand-holding founders to make their businesses VC-ready.
With a presence across Middle East and Asia, 360 Nautica acts as a bridge for young entrepreneurs operating as a venture builder.
To the right startups that they partner with, they provide critical operational support to help them build market-leading companies. They will provide office space with IT support, HR, finance, legal and marketing services such as data analytics, and online and offline marketing support, this way the start-up can focus on its core business.