Mr. Numan Numan is a Co-Founder & serves as Partner at 212. He has spent the past three decades focused on investments and technology on three continents. He got his start in 1994 at Credit Suisse in Tokyo before moving onto to Goldman Sachs in 1996, first in Tokyo than New York City. At Goldman Sachs, he oversaw the firm's global engineering teams, with an eye on identifying cutting-edge innovations. His main charge was to ensure business growth. In 2010,he shifted his attention to the Emerging Europe and MENA where he focused on scaling up startups. He is a technologist by education and holds B.Sc. in Computer Sciences from Ege University. He lives in Istanbul, Turkey where he is actively involved in building the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the region. At 212, he currently serves on the boards of HemenKiralik.com, HotelRunner, and Iyzico.