Entrepreneur at heart. Actively invests and develops companies in various stages of maturity in various industries focusing initially on New Media, Internet, Chemicals, Telecommunications, Energy and Financial Markets.
Selim Started his carrier as a professional investment banker leading technology based start-ups from seed stage to exits by providing them IPO, M&A and Private Placement advisory services in Israel and in London.
Later he joined Gulman Group; one of the leading family offices in Turkey; and was in charge of strategic business development and portfolio management in various fields from financial markets, through transportation, energy and trading.
In 2004 he acquires Gulman’s chemical division Gultas Chemicals and grew it 22 time fold and later established a private label chemical company called Maxi Chemicals.
In 2006 he founded BenTek aiming at T.elecom I.ternet M.edia E.tertainment (TIME) industries. Since than he conducted investments, business development, consulting and value added re-sell for world leading vendors.
In January 2011 Selim co-founded BenTek Group’s PEVC Investment arm focusing on T.I.M.E ventures. It's First Investment is adMingle.
In August 2012 Selim founded adMingle - Share Your Passion! A technology based company providing a social advertising platform to bring together those brand advocates and brands in order to monetise sharing and change forever by shaping the social commerce industry.
Selim holds PEVC executive education from Harvard University, System Analyst and Project Management Executive Education and BA in Business Administration from Middlesex University in London and Baruch Collage in NYC.
Specialties: Wide scope of understanding how things work
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