Salim Virani

Out of university, Salim founded companies in SaaS, e-commerce and an IT outsourcing, one of which almost bankrupted him. Then he moved to London, which almost bankrupted him again.

From there, he started a 30-city community that shaped the Lean Startup methodology, and created entrepreneurship programs top-tier institutions like Oxford, UCL, Seedcamp, Techstars and Microsoft. To focus on peer learning, he started Source Institute, creating a global pinnacle program in international development, and Africa's largest online entrepreneurship course.

Salim is the author of Mentor Impact and Decision Hacks.