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Zeynep Zorlu

ZMT Ventures

Zeynep Urgun Zorlu is a founding partner of ZMT Ventures, one of the first Turkish venture capital firms, and a member of the Alacrity Global Network of Funds. She is a Class 20 Kauffman Fellow and a global business angel based in San Francisco and Istanbul.

She serves as the chairperson of Creator Den, a media technology company, where she also served as an interim CEO. Additionally, Zeynep is a member of the advisory boards of Zorlu Ventures, the first corporate venture capital fund in Turkey and a member of the executive board of Mentor Effect, an organization strengthening Turkey's entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Zeynep holds a BSc degree in Computer Engineering from Koç University and a MSc degree in International Management from the University of Essex. She also completed the Foundations, Fundraising and Grant Making graduate program at New York University.

As a member of Class 20, Zeynep served her fellowship at the TRPE Venture Partners under the mentorship of the firm's Managing Partner, Memet Yazici.