Unreasonable Mentors

Pelin Gonul Sahin

VC | Founder Wellbeing | Strategy | Innovation

Pelin Gonul is an Unreasonable Mentor. Pelin Gonul was part of Unreasonable Impact UK & Europe 2024, and has advised over 12 Unreasonable companies.
Pelin Gönül Şahin is the CEO of Founder Being and a Venture Partner at 212 VC. With over a decade of experience across Europe, MENA, and LATAM, she has built and executed acceleration and innovation programs for corporates and investment firms including Visa, Orange Business Services, Startupbootcamp, and StartersHub.
Her extensive work in high-pressure environments of startups and VCs helped her identify a crucial gap in support for founder mental health, which led her to pursue a Master's in Clinical Psychology. She applies her diverse experience and commitment to mental resilience to enhance founder wellbeing and nurture sustainable entrepreneurship and investment ecosystems.
Pelin holds MA degrees both in Clinical Psychology and International Relations and is fluent in English, Spanish and Turkish. She deeply enjoys meeting new people, exploring culinary trends, and acting as a connector within her international network.