Founder & CEOAnkord Labs
Member Since June 2021
Milan Kordestani is a Gen Z entrepreneur, Wall Street Journal Best Selling author, and an advocate for conscious capitalism and social impact. With an unwavering commitment to fostering transparency and community-driven change, he's become a respected figure in the realms of business, technology, and social advocacy. At the core of his multifaceted career is AnKord Labs, an incubator and venture studio that serves as a launchpad for startups focused on creating meaningful, systemic impact. Through AnKord Labs, Milan gives life to groundbreaking companies that align with his vision for a more equitable and empathetic world. With each venture, he proves that profitability and social responsibility are not mutually exclusive but can, in fact, fuel each other.
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While profit is always a driving force in business, it shouldn’t be the only factor; it shouldn’t even be the primary factor.
At AnKord Labs, we're not just an incubator; we're a crucible for ideas that have the power to change the world. Our mission? To revolutionize how companies come to life, from their inception to their funding, all the way through their support and growth. We're all about creating ventures grounded in conscious capitalism. We're committed to fashioning businesses that not only thrive but also make life unequivocally better—both for people and the planet. Our co-founders aren't your average entrepreneurs. These are extraordinary individuals—hyper-focused, deeply ethical, and driven by a compulsion to make the world a better place. They're the true heroes of our societal narrative, and they epitomize pragmatism. But it's not just about lofty ideals; it's about scalability and real-world impact. Our co-founders take embryonic ideas and nurture them from 0 to 1. They collaborate with other visionaries to lay the foundation for the next wave of billion-dollar companies.