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Duygu Oktem Clark - TTA Turkey - Turkish Entrepreneurship & VC Ecosystem - Stanford - Feb 5 2018


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Talk by Duygu Oktem Clark, TTA Turkey - European Investment Fund (TR), at Stanford on Feb 5 2018, in our session: 'Slovenia & Turkey : Startup Accelerators and Ecosystems in the Balkans and Southeast Europe'.

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Duygu Oktem Clark - TTA Turkey - Turkish Entrepreneurship & VC Ecosystem - Stanford - Feb 5 2018

  1. 1. Overview of the Turkish Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Duygu Oktem Clark Business Development Leader @ European Investment Fund – TTA Turkey Venture Partner @ ACT VC Stanford Engineering February 5 2018
  2. 2. Turkey is the 17th-largest economy in the world and the 6th largest economy within the broader EU community
  3. 3. The Technology Transfer Accelerator Turkey (TTA Turkey) - an initiative managed by EIF - aims to commercialize applied research from universities and startups. Launched in 2014, TTA was designed by EIF in cooperation with : • the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology, • the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), • the Delegation of the European Union to Turkey and • the DG Regional Policy of the European Commission. The Technology Transfer Accelerator Turkey (TTA Turkey)
  4. 4. • Fund size: € 52,5 M • 66 Technopark & Technology Transfer Office visits • +2000 projects evaluated • 165 startup projects mentoring • +60 startups were funded The Technology Transfer Accelerator Turkey (TTA Turkey)
  5. 5. The Technology Transfer Accelerator Turkey (TTA Turkey)
  6. 6. 2016 2017201520142013201220112010 20132008200720062005 20092004 DISCLAIMER: This map is produced for informational purpose not to list every ecosystem player in detail BAN: Business Angel Network Sorted alphabetically, Foreign funds are listed according to their first investment in Turkey Feel free to ask for updates : 2000-2004 Inventram DCP ACT Venture Partners FonlabeniFongogo Crowdfon Buluşum Arıkovanı Bahariye Melek YatırımBIC Angels Bumed Business Angels Egiad Melekleri eTohum Investor Club ERBAN Galata Business Angels Istanbul Startup Angels Keiretsu Forum Türkiye Lab-X Metutech-BAN Şirket Ortağım TR Angels TEB Melek Yatırım Platformu TEB Özel Yatırımcı Kulübü 500 IstanbulWebrazzi Ventures IFC YT Venture Partners Vestel Ventures String Ventures StartersHub Letven Sankonline Proline Ventures inventures F+ Ventures Doğa Girişim Aslanoba Capital Arya Women 3TS Verusaturk TechUP The Abraaj Group öncüMediterra Capital İş Girişim Ericsson Crea-World Superonline incubaTR Teknoloji Holding e-mbrio iLab Holding AKPortföy - AGNDGSK 212 Wamda Capital Nexus VenturesTRPE Venture Partners STC Ventures Revo Capital MEVPIdacapital Hummingbird Earlybird ADD VentureATOM BIC 101Bioİzmir CAP Embryonix Founder Institute Game Garage GarantiPartners Girişim Fabrikası Gemim Hackquarters Inovent ITU Çekirdek INNOGATE InnoCampus iNEO KWORKS nüvEGE Startupbootcamp Istanbul SuCool TEB Girişim Evi Teknoloji TürkiyeT-Jump Teknogirişim Okulu H.P. Türk Telekom Pilot EBRD VivekaYFYI StartersHub XO TEB Fintech Future Four WAY Turkey collectivespark Turkish Startup Ecosystem Timeline v1.2.1 , October 17, 2017 (Funds, BANs, Accelerators, Platforms & Turkish Market Entry Years) BIST Özel Pazar Workup Amadeus Capital Vostok Emerging Finance Demirören Ventures Logo Ventures Growth Circuit Bosphorist Fidesa Ventures ScaleX Ventures Monkfish Equity General Atlantic KPCBTiger Global Source: StartupsWatch Turkish Startup Ecosystem Timeline
  7. 7. Turkish Entrepreneurship Ecosystem – Some Numbers Accredited Angel Investors 428 Business Angels Networks 15 Accelerators & Incubators 41 Early Stage VC Firms 29 R&D Centers 770 Private Equity Firms 15 Technology Transfer Offices 63 Technoparks 55
  8. 8. The Most Active City - Istanbul
  9. 9. Other Active Cities ANKARA IZMIR ESKISEHIR
  10. 10. Venture Investing Source: StartupsWatch Venture Investing in Turkey (2010-2017) Angel & VC Investments Private Equity Investments # of Deals
  11. 11. Venture Investing by Stage Source: StartupsWatch Venture Investing by Stage (2010-2017)
  12. 12. Venture Investing – Most Funded Verticals Source: StartupsWatch Most Funded Verticals in 2017
  13. 13. Notable Exits Turkish Startup Acquirer YearDeal Volume $600 M 2015 ~$260 M 2011 $100 M 2014 ~$200 M 2011 $100 M 2017
  14. 14. THANKS! Duygu Oktem Clark @duyguoktem Entrepreneurship & Technology Commercialization Report 2017: Global Trends and Specific Look at Turkey You can download for free: specific-look-at-turkey