Emrah Yalaz

Principal, Indestro

Indestro is a boutique consultancy serving F500 and top technical universities. Emrah Yalaz is a design thinking expert with 15+ year experience in finding product-market fit, and getting startups from idea to Series A.  He trained over 350 startups in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Berlin, Oslo, Dublin, Zurich and IstanbulStartups that started at idea stage in Emrah’s programs have been later funded by accelerators like YCombinator/TechStars, and featured in WSJ, Wired, CNN, Bloomberg, MIT Technology Review, and Vogue. Emrah is a part-time CS faculty, and visiting lecturer at various universities. He will be teaching at Stanford Design School in fall 2018. Previously, Emrah was the general partner of String Ventures and VP of Product at QRM.