Oussama Ammar

Co-founder & Director
at The Family

Oussama was born in Lebanon in 1986 and works at The Family, which he created in 2013. The Family is a fellowship of founders. Twice a year, The Family selects 50 startups from around the world.
In exchange for 5% equity, they provide everything needed to build a scalable business: advice, mindset, network & a world-class investor demo day — no matter where you come from. Oussama lives in London, Paris & Berlin. Previously, he also lived a bit in San Francisco, Hong Kong & Sao Paulo. And a long time ago, he studied Philosophy.
What he’s done at The Family: helped fundraise more than $700M for startups in their portfolio;
participated in M&A, IPOs & lots of structural crisis management across every startup stage;
been named to the Forbes 30 under 30 and advised many startup CEOs, including the co-founders of iconic companies like Payfit, Agricool and Algolia.