Ezel Kokcu

Entrepreneur in Residence

Ezel is a 25-year-old onto her third start-up, Passphere, that aims to support event organizers by providing insightful data and functionality to deliver more better services for users pre, during and post event. Ezel has a passion for entrepreneurship that was formed at a young age, and since she became a seasoned mentor and advocate for young people especially women in STEM. Her companies have been recognised throughout the world gaining the Deloitte Fast 50 Rising Star regional award in 2015, winning the Entrepreneurs Challenge in 2015 and recently a finalist in the Westpac Woman of Influence Awards and the Ministers International Leadership award in 2016. Passphere builds upon her previous two startups which were both sold in the last 2 years.