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SECURING

STARTUP

DNA

LEADING

ACCELERATOR

Inventures is the leading early stage internet business accelerator in Istanbul, with a proven track record of successful exits.

SEED LEVEL

INVESTMENT

Inventures provides seed-level investment, technological partnership and mentorship to entrepreneurial teams starting web and mobile focused businesses.

AMONG

TOP 20

Listed among top 20 strongest venture capital and private equity funds of Turkey based on investment activities.

 

OUR APPROACH

MENTORSHIP

17 Investor/Co-Founder experiences.

 

Deep knowledge of the Turkish enterprise ecosystem.

 

Strategic decision making support.

 

Proven analytic methods and expertise.

 

Organizational structuring and C-level hiring.

CAPITAL

Seed stage investment to accelerate the growth of the company.

 

Up to $200,000 seed capital.

 

Access to a network of co-investors, consisting of the largest players of the Turkish ecosystem.

TECHNOLOGY

Spun-off from a leading innovative software solutions company, Inveon.

 

Experience in e-commerce, omnichannel, sales management, CRM, business intelligence, vertical search engines.

 

Software infrastructure and design support.

 

Capability to play the role of interim CTO.

 

Digital analytics & marketing.

BIZ DEV

Access to e-commerce, internet investor, retail, GSM operator and banking connections.

 

Key partnerships with international software companies and tools.

 

Help with legal / accounting / financial management.

 

Cross-portfolio synergies.

 

STATISTICS

 

PORTFOLIO COMPANIES

 

2014

Beacon Platform and Mobile Advertising

Location driven mobile technologies with its Beacon

blesh

2014

Beacon platform and mobile advertising

Location driven mobile technologies with its beacons

1v1y

2011

Private Shopping Network

Formed by Turkey's leading retail moguls

scorp

2014

Mobile social media platform

World’s most genuine social network

Supplementler

2016

E-Commerce

Largest sports nutrition retailer in Turkey

2016

 

 

Real Estate

Innovative real estate enterprise

tazemasa

2014

Vertical E-Commerce

Online grocery delivery

mygini

2016

 

Fin-Tech

Integrated payments and shopping app

ideasoft

2012

 

SaaS

E-Commerce solution provider

2017

 

SaaS

World’s first design based front-end coding platform

SUCCESSFUL EXITS

Trendyol

2011

Private Shopping Network

Invested by Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers

bulucak

2014

 

Vertical E-Commerce

Acquired by Aerobilet

cikolatasepeti

2012

 

Vertical E-Commerce

 

Acquired by majority shareholders

 

PREVIOUS VENTURES

2011

Social democracy platform

2010

B2B daily deals

2009

Digital recruitment platform

2011

Homeware and lifestyle oriented shopping network

2016

Intelligent tariff switching

 

OUR TEAM

Yomi Kastro

Managing Partner

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20-time Investor/Co-Founder

BS., MSc. and PhD. in Computer Science from Bogazici University

 

Private Equity and Venture Capital program at Harvard University

Founding Member of Turkish Entrepreneurship Foundation


Board Member at TUBISAD 

Emir Alkaş

Managing Partner

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BS. in Computer Science from Bogazici University

 

MSc. in Biomedical Engineering from Bogazici University

 

Former Assistant Coach at Anadolu Efes, Galatasaray Basketball Clubs

Moris Kastro

Partner

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BS. in Physics from Bogazici University

Endeavor: Search & Selection

Google: International Team Experience

Leading with Finance Program at Harvard

Kerem Engin

Strategy and Venture Associate

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BS. in Electronics and Telecom. Engineering from Istanbul Technical University

BeeSportive Co-Founder

Former Entrepreneurship Representative at Vestel Ventures

 

Turkish Entrepreneurship Foundation Fellow '16

 

 CONTACT US

please call or email us:

+90 (212) 270 05 46   |   info@inventures.com.tr

our address

Hare Sok. No: K-14 34335 Akat Mahallesi

Beşiktaş / Istanbul

TURKEY