Melih Herman Simon
LP Investor & Fundraiser
Melih helps ‘scale-up startups’ get funded by global VCs. He has more than 20 years of experience in the startup ecosystem, both as an entrepreneur and as an investor. As an entrepreneur, he founded two startups in gaming & B2B SaaS and successfully exited his family business in healthcare. As an investor, he is an LP in seven different funds. He specializes in AI, healthtech, cybersecurity, the future of work & education, and gaming. He maintains direct contact with over 400 VCs in the EU & MENA regions.
After graduating from Saint-Joseph French High School, Melih received a BA from Koç University, a Master’s from Bosphorus University, and an MBA from IESE & London Business School. Having lived in six different countries, he speaks four languages and has previously worked for international companies such as Medtronic in Switzerland and Amazon in Luxembourg. Melih has a passion for sports, including sailing, rock climbing, trekking, and tennis.