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Bridging Technology & Talent
At Trend Forward Academy, we are shaping the future of technology by cultivating talent around the globe. Our academy is a non-profit effort that has graduated over 200 technology professionals from Brazil, Egypt, and India. Since 2017, our portfolio companies have benefited from hiring our graduates to help fuel their global growth. Click here to learn more about Trend Forward Academy.
“University just focuses on theories and academics, but at Trend Forward Academy I was presented with real-world challenges to solve.”
Class of 2017 - Cairo, Egypt
We don't just fund entrepreneurs.
We are entrepreneurs.
With a foundation in psychology and years of brand marketing experience, Jonathan brings to his investments a deep curiosity to better understand customer behavior. As the founding CEO of his own company, Jonathan learned that the road to entrepreneurial success requires trial-and-error. He believes that a transparent, open, and collaborative partnership—where both parties can voice their ideas (no matter how seemingly ridiculous)—is the first step to figuring it all out.
"I look for founders who are humble enough to know that they don’t have all the answers, yet bold enough to think they can change the world."
With a diverse background in business development, finance, and operations, Antonio brings years of experience supporting companies of all sizes, from early startups to Fortune 500s. Antonio has served globally in public and private sectors and is our team expert on international regulations impacting today’s business climate. He is passionate about helping businesses grow with a strategic and multidisciplinary approach.
"I firmly believe that today's business complexity requires rapid learning and open-mindedness to explore beyond just the business itself."
Ayman’s background in technology, computer science, and product development from idea to launch brings expertise and support in all things technology. Serving as a CTO for 20 years, including 15 years at his own company, Ayman understands the technical and business challenges that founders and product teams face daily. He loves working on innovative technology solutions with passionate entrepreneurs to enrich people’s everyday life.
"Startups need to be both resilient and agile. They need nurturing through high energy, commitment, operational excellence, and learning from the experiences and pitfalls of others."
We love startups that have:
- The grit to make the world smarter and more connected
- Passionate, energetic and collaborative founders
- The courage to make mistakes and the wisdom to ask for help
Get in touch today and let us help you move forward.
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