Ruz Chishty

Ruz Chishty

London Chapter Director at The Founder Institute

Startupbootcamp FinTech London Mentor

Driven by 3 core principles – integrity, loyalty and tangible results. I am a dealmaker in the startup community – a matchmaker for talent, startups and corporations. It is all about engagement. An active network on investors, angels, VC, startup hubs, accelerators, incubators, universities and service providers both in the UK and Globally. Access to resourcing in over 60 countries.

I work with entrepreneurs at the ground level to evangelise their business and accelerate their business models from idea to market entry. As an experienced entrepreneur, I have founded, work for and exited startups. Raised seed round capital and mentored dozen of individuals and startups. Provide advisor services to corporate business on developing the right startup ecosystem and encouraging innovation.

I focus on: – Creating substantial revenue models for startups. – Raise funding including leveraging alternative models such as crowd-funding. – Provide a launchpad for startups coming into the UK and wanting to expand internationally. – Creating Joint Ventures and Partnerships between complimentary sectors and markets.