Last week, 2 Turkish startups received investment in the entrepreneurship ecosystem. The headquarters of the startups that received investment were distributed as Istanbul. 4 venture capital investment fund was also established.
The vertical distribution of the startups receiving investment is as follows:
1 B2B Saas
1 Financial Technologies
News of the Week
Last week, 4 Venture Capital Investment Fund (GSYF) received establishment permission.
In the Turkish Capital Markets Board (CBM) newsletter published on Friday, October 27th; It was announced that 3 portfolio company received establishment permission for 4 venture capital investment fund.
WAM Gayrimenkul ve Girişim Sermayesi Portföy Yönetimi AŞ First Venture Capital Investment Fund
WAM Gayrimenkul ve Girişim Sermayesi Portföy Yönetimi AŞ Second Venture Capital Investment Fund
BV Portföy Yönetimi AŞ Joygame PRE-IPO Venture Capital Investment
İstanbul Portföy Yönetimi AŞ Akson Artificial Intelligence Technologies Venture Capital Investment Fund
🎯 E-commerce focused B2B SaaS startup Usersdot raised funding with $11 million valuation.
Usersdot, an artificial intelligence-based B2B Saas startup that focuses on the e-commerce sector, has completed with $11 million valuation, led by Arya GSYF. Nuwa Capital, ÜNLÜ & Co, Onur Erbay, Nevzat Aydın, Varol Civil, Fırat İşbecer, Mehmet Kurtuluş Eker, Alper Akcan, Tolga Ulutaş, Emre Hayretçi and Emre Erciyas also participated in the investment round.
Transaction Type: Investment
Investors: Arya GSYF, Nuwa Capital, ÜNLÜ & Co, Onur Erbay, Nevzat Aydın, Varol Civil, Fırat İşbecer, Mehmet Kurtuluş Eker, Alper Akcan, Tolga Ulutaş, Emre Hayretçi, Emre Erciyas
Co-founders: Gökalp Caymaz, Şevin Ballıktaş
🎯 Financial technology startup Interaktif Kredi raised funding with $6 million valuation.
Interaktif Kredi, which offers users financial reports for credit decision support, received an innvestment in Seed funding round. The investment round was joined by Alesta Yatırım, former BKM General Manager Sertaç Özinal, İTÜ ARI Teknokent, Betül & Berkin Özer ve Keiretsu Forum investors.
Transaction Type: Investment
Investors: Alesta Yatırım, Sertaç Özinal, İTÜ ARI Teknokent, Betül & Berkin Özer ve Keiretsu Forum yatırımcıları
Co-founders: Cesur Ölçenoğlu, Mustafa Gümüş
Other News of the Week:
📌 Asya Ventures, founded by in4startups’ founders Ahmet Sefa Bir and Şerafettin Özsoy, has started its operations with a fund of 45 million TL.
📌 Turan, which digitizes the money transfer process between Turkish States, has expanded its operations into into Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, TRNC and Uzbekistan markets.
📌 Türkiye İş Bankası is preparing to become a 20 percent partner in GetirFinans by investing 50 million dollars in GetirFinans with the venture capital fund of which it is the main investor.
📌 The startups selected for the ninth term of the Lonca Entrepreneurship Center have been announced. The startups chosen for the program are: n dokuzuncu dönemine seçilen girişimler belli oldu. Program kapsamında seçilen girişimler: EconTech, From Your Eyes, GGlease, Jobtogo, LinqiApp, MUUVTO, Preptest, Shipicons, Tech2Bio, VISIGHT and Yanhak.
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