WHERE VISION MEETS CAPITAL,
Trendwell Ventures is a boutique M&A advisory firm that is devoted to finding and investing in companies that have the potential to become game-changers. We offer angel investment, alternative financing, and advisory services to rapidly growing companies from across the globe.
Our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to finding the right solutions for our clients and helping them realize their vision. We’re committed to helping our clients achieve their goals, and strive to provide the best possible support to help them succeed.
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Years of Experience
Ozan is an active investors and serial entrepreneur with over 25 years of international experience within the angel investment, venture capital and private equity sectors. Based out of Silicon Valley during the first dotcom boom in the 1990’s, Ozan worked closely with Fortune 1000 companies in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, New York, Toronto, Hamburg, Stockholm, London and Istanbul. Ozan later acted as General Partner in various angel investment and private equity practices.
Through his career, Ozan has helped over 3,000+ early-stage companies from across the world develop financing structures and expansion strategies. Moreover, he has engaged with incubators and accelerators across the MENA, EU, Asia regions develop their own business models in how to engage with their local early-stage eco-systems.
He is currently the President of Keiretsu Forum Canada, the world’s largest angel investment network operating on four continents. The global network specializes in syndication of deals and invests over $110 million into 300 early-stage companies each year.
Ozan received his MBA in Finance from the University of San Francisco – McLaren School of Business in 1998 and holds a double major in Economics & Political Science from the University of Western Ontario (1994). He speaks English, Turkish and French.
Kevin is currently President of the Toronto chapter of Keiretsu Forum which is the largest global angel investor group with 60+ chapters in 26 countries and 3,500+ members.
Since 2013 Kevin reviews 300+ opportunities per year as an active member of the Keiretsu Academy, Deal Screening Committee, and Due Diligence teams for North American investment opportunities. He is also part of the Senior Advisor Network for Keiretsu Capital and supports international entrepreneurs coming to Canada via the Startup Visa immigration program.
Although Kevin graduated with a degree in genetics from Western University, he is a serial entrepreneur that successfully founded and exited multiple companies in a variety of industries (telecom, internet, energy, consumer licensed products) via both IPO and strategic acquisitions.
Kevin is a seasoned marketing executive with experience ranging from start-ups to large corporations who is currently investing and assisting high growth companies with international distribution.
Kevin is an active angel investor with 30+ direct investments and 300+ VC fund driven investments into early stage companies across North America