Co-founder & MD Norrsken Impact Accelerator
Funda is an Unreasonable Mentor. Funda has participated in 2 programs, including Unreasonable Impact UK & Europe 2021, and has advised over 24 Unreasonable companies.
Funda Sezgi is co-founder and MD at Norrsken Impact Accelerator. Before focusing on the accelerator, Funda took on the chief growth officer and chief operating officer roles at Norrsken Foundation, responsible for the operations, partnerships and expansion to Africa and Europe. She also headed Norrsken House and was in charge of setting up and running their first entrepreneurial hub in Stockholm. Funda has been part of the management team since she joined the foundation in its early days.
Prior to joining Norrsken, Funda worked as a market analyst, a management consultant, and an acceleration program manager helping social entrepreneurs go international. Funda earned a Ph.D. in strategic management from IESE Business School, where she focused on impact ventures and their scaling strategies. She also spent time in Silicon Valley as a visiting scholar at Stanford University. Born in Turkey, Funda’s international journey also brought her through Melbourne, Barcelona, Cairo and Madurai before moving to her favourite city Stockholm several years ago.