Kenan Çolpan

Kenan Çolpan

In his professional business life for 25 years, Kenan Çolpan pioneered many technology ventures, performed works in the field of development of entrepreneurship ecosystem in the region, supported the establishment processes of VC funds and undertook executive board membership roles.
By exiting the three companies that he established in the different sectors, he became an angel investor to convey his experiences and gains to technology initiatives in the later period. With his entrepreneurship works, he took the CEO role of ITU Technopark, took place as a juryman in programs to which thousands of applications are made every year, and contributed to business development processes of ventures. In addition, he took an active role in the investment processes of many companies.
Çolpan is the founding vice chairman of Kitlesel Fonlama Derneği (Crowdfunding Association) that was established to bring regulations to crowdfunding which is used as a common method worldwide and to shape these regulations about this method. Çolpan is a Member of the Executive Board of Türkiye Melek Yatırımcılar Derneği (Turkish Angel Investors Society). In addition to these, he has memberships in non-governmental organizations such as İsviçre Ticaret Odası (Switzerland Trading Chamber), DEİK, İTÜ Vakfı, YGA.