Ritesh Tilani

Ritesh Tilani

Founding Partner at Enhance

Startupbootcamp Smart City Dubai Mentor

Ritesh Tilani is a serial entrepreneur and investor, with venture capital, blue chip MNC and top-tier global consulting experience. Ritesh is currently Founding Partner at ‘enhance’, a holding company consisting of online businesses that provide life-enhancing services to consumers. enhance also partners with leading international VCs to support their portfolio companies with growing their businesses in the Middle East. enhance’s current portfolio includes joi (www.joigifts.com), the leading online gift platform in the Middle East and Medigo (www.medigo.com), a global disruptor in the medical travel space.

In addition, Ritesh is a mentor, advisor, angel investor and board member to multiple startups and accelerators, a regular speaker and judge at various events and startup competitions, and the former Head of UAE at iMENA Group, making him an active player in the region’s startup ecosystem. He has also been a consultant with Bain & Company’s Singapore Office, and the Head of Strategy for MENA at Nokia.

Ritesh is a native of the UAE with over 25 years of experience in the region. He holds a B.Sc. in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from INSEAD.