Ramzy Ismail is the Director for Techstars Dubai in partnership with GINCO. Previously he was the Program Manager at Techstars Connection, an accelerator in partnership with Anheuser-Busch InBev and their corporate venture arm, ZX Ventures. During his time in the UAE, Ramzy was the Managing Director for Flat6Labs Abu Dhabi, helping lead the launch of a $10M UAE-based early stage fund and accelerator.

Prior to relocating to the UAE, Ramzy worked for EnterBridge Mobility, a SaaS product company as the Director of Business Development. Ramzy served as the Co-founder and CEO of Venuable, a mobile and web-based unique venues marketplace that was accelerated through a top 25 U.S. accelerators, Lighthouse Labs.

Before becoming a founder Ramzy was an Associate in Genworth Financial’s Leadership Development Program where he rotated through M&A tax and expense analytics roles. His experience also includes corporate strategy and product development roles with VeriSign, Capital One, and the CFO of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). He graduated from VCU in 2012 with dual degrees Finance and Entrepreneurship.