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Mrs. Tuba Terekli

Co - Founder & CEO

Tuba Terekli is the co-founder and CEO of Qotuf Al Riyadah Development Company, and is a well-known entrepreneurship advocate, policy maker and ecosystem architect and the B20 representative for Saudi for 2015. Qotuf is the first private entrepreneurship foundation in Saudi Arabia, which works to formulate the entrepreneurial ecosystem for all different sectors. Working with the various chambers, ministries, universities, accelerator programs, and venture capitals. Tuba has effectively used her global networks to position Qotuf as the Kingdom’s most known entrepreneurship advocate and is currently an advisory board member to the Saudi Arabian SME Authority.

Outside of Qotuf, Tuba serves on the Board of SEDCO (Saudi Economic Development Company) Holding investments in Turkey, is the co-founder of the equity crowd funding platform LeadAngels being launched in March 2017.

Tuba previously founded the first female-managed healthcare consultancy in the region, which had been awarded by National Arab US Chamber of Commerce as one of the region’s most promising projects.

Tuba holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Saudi Arabia, a Master’s in Business Administration from the UK and various Advanced Study degrees from the USA. She is an alumna of the Goldman Sachs 10000 women initiative and the Harvard Entrepreneurship Program with the US State Department. She is also the co-founder and member of numerous local and international institutes. Being an active mother of four is her favorite past time.

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