Emrah Dilsizoglu

Founder, Value Mortgage

Emrah has spent the last 19 years practicing law, mostly international business transactions and comparative law. Through his practice, he helped companies achieve their compliance and controlled growth goals. In addition, he helped technology companies manage their investments in international markets. Furthermore, he advised tech startups and mid-size companies on their product-market fit and GTM strategies. He facilitated operational efficiencies by creating comprehensive sales frameworks, streamlined hiring and onboarding processes and deal closing tactics. He had influenced $17B in total investment volume with unique negotiation strategies during his interaction with Turkish and Chinese governments. He has investments in technology, real estate, finance, automotive and wellness industries. Nowadays, he uses his knowledge about compliance and business in his own mortgage company, Value Mortgage, founded in 2023 in Vienna, Virginia. A cutting edge customer centric approach to mortgage, using technology and loan qualification metrics. Emrah believes in relationship building and hands on deal making to be the foundation of any success story. His mortgage company is up for a fast start, engaging 25 total underwriters for qualified and non-qualified mortgages and commercial loans in less than 6 months. His unique foreign nationals mortgage program is already creating buzz in the DMV real estate arena. He is a Crossfitter and the Fittest Turkish Man in the World, a Medal of Honor recipient, married, has 4 children, currently holds United States Department of State Security Clearance.

11.00 am - 11.55 pm PANEL: Presented by Sarfez Pharmaceuticals

Saturday April 20, 2024

PANEL: Launching a startup with low capital and bootstrapping

Juhi Naithani

Rohit Bhayana

Chiranth Nataraj

Emrah Dilsizoglu

Asif Mooppan

The panel, featuring seasoned founders who have successfully launched and scaled their startups with minimal capital and a bootstrapping mindset, will discuss firsthand accounts and practical advice on bootstrapping strategies, lean startup principles and alternative funding sources.