Our Tribe

The people, platforms and partners available to you as a Vitality client.

Introducing our
Tribe community

We’ve gathered together experts from all areas of industry to help you achieve your business dreams.

varun kapur vitality tribe member

VARUN KAPUR

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.

Startup Advisor | Mediator | CEO Coach

Over 15 years of experience and expertise to offer you and your business.

Expertise

Varun has developed deep relationships in the local VC system. He has extensive experience in the venture capital, investment banking and consulting industries, as well as startup experience.

How he can help you...

CEO Coaching (business, wellness, peak performance)
Negotiation and Mediation Services (dispute resolution)
Strategic Planning and Business Development
Business Plans and Feasibility Studies
sogal

SOGAL

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.

Misson

To close the diversity gap in entrepreneurship and venture capital.

Approach

SoGal is a champion for diversity & inclusion, and aims to serve members from ALL backgrounds, particularly those underrepresented in entrepreneurship. All genders are welcome.

What is available to members?

Resources
Education
Community
Global Reach
sian rowlands

SIAN ROWLANDS

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.

Independent Consultant

Award-winning entrepreneur, creative commercial interior designer and small business consultant.

Achievements

Sian has an adventurous streak - in 2017, after a 9-day trek, she watched the sunrise over Mount Everest.

How she can help you...

Concept Evolution
Business Launching
Building Your Business
Marketing
tushar kansal

TUSHAR KANSAL

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.

Kansaltancy Ventures

Founder & CEO of Kansaltancy Ventures and Founder of Saffron First.

Proven Approach

He is an adept strategic planner with a proven history in Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and Debt Advisory. He has been mentoring many business start-ups and business leaders.

How he can help you...

Identifying new growth avenues
Developing innovative strategies
Financial & business advisory (including fund raising)
Building high-performing teams

FOUNDER INSTITUTE

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.

Mission

To empower communities of talented and motivated people to build technology businesses that positively impact the world, no matter their location, background, race, age, or sexual orientation.

Vision

To help talented people everywhere whose potential can be unlocked to make an impact on the world through entrepreneurship.

Focus and Benefits...

Technology-driven businesses
Diverse founder profiles
Proven global experience
World's largest pre-seed startup accelerator

ELENA BURIANI

 

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.

LEA Growing People

Co-founder and CEO of LEA Growing People, an awareness booster, aiming to become your Chief Happiness Officer (CHO).

Mission

Co-founding LEA Growing People with her husband Luca, Elena's mission is to develop confident parents, high performing leaders, impactful teams and balanced families.

How can she help you?

Growth and transformation strategies
Work / Life balance
Building thriving ecosystems both at work and home
End-to-end coaching and training services

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.

Mission

International organization with a double mission: to close the gender gap and to help women embrace technology.

Vision

The aim is to educate, equip and empower women and girls with the necessary skills, confidence and opportunities to succeed in STEM career fields.

Focus

Education
Entrepreneurialism
Social Inclusion
Science & Innovation

EMPEDE CAPITAL

Empede Capital is a Venture Capital investor, founded by a team of highly skilled professionals with deep expertise across Cyber, Technology, Construction & Investment Banking.

Mission

With a clear focus on innovation & industry disruption, Empede invests in direct and indirect opportunities globally. Leveraging off the founders’ domain expertise, the opportunity to provide value-add strategic advice & deploy “smart capital”, is a key factor in investment selection

Interested Industries

Construction Tech
Agriculture Tech
Healthcare Tech
Cloud / VR / Drone Tech
Property Tech
Financial Tech

RIDDHI ROY

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.

 

 

 

 

Independant Consultant

Has crafted out an exclusive program on personal branding and operates for international clients, personally being based out of Dubai.

Mission

To upgrade one's professional knowledge through strategic learning to help client's gain professional maturity.

Focus

Personal Branding
Business Development
Sustainability
Entrepreneur
Fashion for working women

360 Nautica

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.

Mission

Focus on helping Entrepreneurs grow from idea stage to self-sustainable businesses.

Experience

Follows a sector-agnostic investment approach, the core team has successfully built businesses and worked with companies in consumer marketplaces, consumer credit and finance, retail, IT, SaaS, and power, among others.

Services and

Mentoring
Incubation
Networking
Investing

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