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IntilaQ Tech Talks (Meetup #2) – « How to build a startup that gets acquired? » with Kamran Elahian

September 17, 2017 @ 14:00 - 16:00


Meetup #2 : « How to build a startup that gets acquired? » with Kamran Elahian, chairman and founder of Global Innovation Catalyst.

As an entrepreneur you probably asked yourself « how can I build a business that attracts VC’s and gets acquired?». How about getting the answer directly from who co-founded ten companies, six of them produced a total market cap of over $8B?

We invite you to our next IntilaQ Tech Talks with Kamran Elahian, chairman and founder of Global Innovation Catalyst, Sunday 17.09 at 2 PM (IACE). 

As an innovative catalyst, Karman advised various governments on the needed transition from fossil based economies to sustainable innovation economies.

He serves as the Chairman of the Advisory Board of Global Venture Alliance; is a Global Innovation Economy Advisor to 500 Startups; is a Founding Mentor of Unreasonable Institute and a Founding Board Advisor to Harbour.Space University.

As a global high-tech entrepreneur, he co-founded ten companies, three of them failed (e.g. Momenta), six of them produced a total market cap of over $8B (e.g. Cirrus Logic). As a VC, Kamran co-founded Global Catalyst Partners with investments in the U.S., Japan, China, India, Israel and Singapore.

As a philanthropist, his vision of dissolving barriers between nations through connecting the world one school at a time and improving lives through the effective application of ICT is reflected in the two nonprofits he co-founded, Schools-Online and Global Catalyst Foundation.

Underlying his vision for global philanthropy is the conviction that modern Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can be instrumental in dissolving barriers between nations and bridging the social and political differences among people. This vision was reflected in Schools-Online, a nonprofit he co-founded in 1996 to connect the world, one school at a time (6400 schools in 36 countries were provided with computers and access to the Internet) and merged with Relief International in 2003. He co-founded Global Catalyst Foundation in 2000 to improve lives through the effective application of ICT, and UN-GAID, a United Nations global forum that promotes ICT in developing countries where he served as Co-Chairman.


September 17, 2017
14:00 - 16:00


IACE (Institut Arabe des Chefs d’Entreprises)
Bvd. principal Rue du Lac Turkana, LES BERGES DU LAC
Tunis, Tunis 1053 Tunisia
+216 70 018 100