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YEMEKSEPETİ.COMfound an idea, his life is changed Nevzat AYDIN
Who is Nevzat AYDIN ? Born in 1976 in Istanbul, Nevzat Aydın graduated from Bursa Anadolu High School. He studied computer engineering at Boğaziçi University and after graduation, went to Silicon Valley to pursue his MBA degree from the University of San Francisco. There, he followed and analyzed the developments in e-business and in 2000, he returned to Turkey to realize his project “yemeksepeti.com”. Nevzat Aydın is the CEO of Yemeksepeti.com, which brought a new dimension into the e-business concept in the country. He is also a member of TOBB Young Entrepreneurs Supreme Board and the founding member of Galata Business Angels.
In 2004 and 2005, yemeksepeti.com was awarded“Best Website” prize in Altın Örümcek (GoldenSpider) Web Awards, organized by Microsoft andDorukNet. Yemeksepeti.com also won first prizes in“E-Business” and “Services” categories. In 2006,yemeksepeti.com repeated its success by winningseveral new prizes in the same contest.
In 2004 and 2005, yemeksepeti.com was awarded “Best Website” prize in Altın Örümcek (Golden Spider) Web Awards, organized by Microsoft and DorukNet. Yemeksepeti.com also won first prizes in “E-Business” and “Services” categories. In 2006, yemeksepeti.com repeated its success by winning several new prizes in the same contest. In 2007, Turkey office of Endeavor, a global non-profit organization that identifies and supports high-impact entrepreneurs in emerging markets to facilitate and encourage long-term sustainable growth, announced yemeksepeti.com as “The Endeavor Entrepreneur”. The committee made its decision by evaluating the factors like entrepreneurship, innovation, ethical values, role model potential, contribution to the economy and conformation of Endeavor principles. Yemeksepeti.com, therefore, got the chance of benefiting from Endevaor’s global support network, intermediation in accessing to capital, strategic consultancy, mentoring and promotion supports. In 2010,
Sense of social responsibility, work out whereyou are located? Ourselves, there is a unique work in the field of social responsibility. From Yemeksepeti.com note of the orders, and there is a section on the "service to bring me" I have a field. One of the first house on the woes Restaurant is a normal fork, knife, although you can eat food plastic cutlery service in the package brings you to the restaurant. Yemeksepeti.com from 30 thousand orders per day are given, assuming Through this awareness we are in vain prevent the consumption of plastic cutlery. The period ahead Yemeksepeti.com s going to be a new social responsibility project. There is also a donation to any institution bulunulabilecek desired. Of course, each of their employees mails sent under the "Output Do not" have the simple sense of social responsibility projects.
What would you recommend to young peoplewho want to be successful in internet projects?For example, do you think it necessary to do aninternship? I suggest you research and be willing to work a lot. In fact, very lucky. Information can reach the best-known problems in the early 2000s. Did not have enough information around. Now there is too much information. But this time it has become important to take the right information in. Came to their minds and want to do what you like in other countries phases of the project history, similar to whats on how to cater to the needs of a very good studies that are required. Internship is to recognize the business life, create a network, in order to be informed about the functioning of the work is important. Should not do is, no matter what some companies did not contribute to them indeed she let me do an internship. They do want to work in the sector proper vision training.
Capital of the organization? Have you how toobtain this capital? The initial capital of about 150 thousand dollars. This capital have created our own savings. However, when it comes to our education and our vision of oneself is the most important capital. So if youre in another project or another does not do yemeksepeti.com work in a place, need to take into account acquired from there.
What is the turning point Yemeksepeti.com? In theory, no matter how good the project is, by how much to hold in practice, users completely uncertain. People do not use this project is just to try it a few times it will bring a part of their lives, progressively arose. This process, developed entirely in our favor, and users began to use the site to further increasing with each passing day.
Was it for you the advantages of beingeducated abroad, plus what won? I can not talk about the advantage of being educated abroad. Because I read in the United States training school, and that was not something that would make a serious difference. But spending time abroad, or rather the air of Silicon Valley in terms of breathing and vision adds a lot to me, tell me so developed. In terms of education in many universities in Turkey in very good condition. In my life, look at factors that affect me in a positive sense, I would say that reading at Bogazici University. Bogazici University, Silicon Valley, then ... These are two very important factors that establish my