Sertaç Yeltekin

Zingforce Ventures

Sertaç Yeltekin is the Founder and Managing Director of the Singapore-based management consulting and venture capital firm, Zingforce Ventures. Zingforce Ventures specializes in venture building, financial advisory, and social finance strategy.

Sertaç has over 20 years of experience in the financial sector, with a focus on start-ups in APAC that adhere to ESG and SDG standards. Besides his work in Zingforce Ventures, Sertaç is a co-Founder of EtkiYap, Turkey’s first impact investing platform, and the COO of Insitor Partners, a Singaporean impact investment firm for Southeast Asia.

Sertaç offers financial advisory services in strategy, business development, and fundraising for start-ups and mid-size companies.

As a Partner of Creative Stories, his advisory services include:

  • Strategy definition and alignment creation through interviews with the client’s senior management, investors, clients and other stakeholders
  • Coordination of a business plan with the client, including evidence-based statistics on clients, markets, products and services, and similar key factors.
  • Definition of a target investor profile through a structured discussion with the client’s senior management.
  • Coordination of a pitch deck by the client that presents the potential of the sector and company.
  • Coordination of the client’s investor search, such as preparation of target investor lists and planning of pitching activities.

Setu Shah

Prose Integrated

Setu Shah founded Prose Integrated with a clear purpose: to deploy his strengths in scientific orderly processes, creativity and innovations, to enable businesses to build brands of repute. Prose has been successful in leveraging new-age digital and social media tools to create a robust framework for automation in marketing and communications, and for seamless tracking of the effectiveness of every marketing dollar.

Setu brings to Prose over 20 years of experience in brand building, marketing and communications. Starting his career with the globally renowned Publicis Group, he played a key role in enabling brands like Parachute (Marico) Fidelity Mutual Fund, Centurion Bank, Singapore Mercantile Exchange and Aptech attain leadership position in their respective categories. He was instrumental in establishing brands like MCX – India’s No. 1 commodity exchange and MSE (erstwhile MCX-Stock Exchange). Under his stewardship, MCX was consistently rated as a “Super brand”.

Setu is a charter member of TiE Mumbai and a brand ambassador for the idea of entrepreneurship. He has been recognized as ‘Top 50 Entrepreneurs’ by his alma mater Narsee Monjee College and is a speaker on entrepreneurship in colleges and strongly propagates it to the new generation.

Setu holds an MBA degree in Marketing.

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