Turkish tech startups raise more capital in 2021 than in previous 4 years combined

Noting that Turkish tech companies raised more capital in 2021 than in the previous 4 years combined, Tamer Capital Founder Kemal Tamer said, “Tamer Capital invests to turn creative business ideas into great companies globally. global scale. As a platform for developing next-generation entrepreneurs; We highlight the growth journey of digital, innovative and open-to-development start-ups and dedicated entrepreneurs with material and moral support,” he said.

The entrepreneurial ecosystem and venture capital investments in Turkey broke records in 2021. As the number of unicorns in the world exceeds a thousand, it is noteworthy that 5 of the companies whose valuation exceeds 1 billion dollars come from Turkey. As tech-focused startups have taken the lead among startups in Turkey, Britain’s Financial Times published a news story titled “How Turkey Became Europe’s Tech Star” and highlighted our country’s successful tech initiatives. the global agenda.

“WE MAKE IT OUR MISSION TO TRANSPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES ABROAD, MAINLY TO AMERICA”

Tamer Capital founder Kemal Tamer pointed out that Turkish tech companies raised more capital in 2021 alone than in the previous 4 years combined, and said:

“Tamer Capital, the venture capital and investment development platform we have established based on Tamer Group’s 21 years of experience, carries out venture capital development and early stage investments to transform creative business ideas in large companies on a global scale. As a platform for developing next-generation entrepreneurs; We highlight the growth journey of digital, innovative and innovative start-ups and dedicated entrepreneurs who are open to development and have no field load, with financial and intangible supports. We take it as our mission to transport domestic companies overseas, especially to America.

“THE PATH TO TECHNOLOGY-BASED INITIATIVES”

Stating that thousands of people around the world are joining the entrepreneurial ecosystem to become the boss of their own business, Kemal Tamer said, “The entrepreneurial ecosystem in Turkey is also growing rapidly. The young population of Turkey is very high and the entrepreneurial spirit is very high. Our path is very clear, especially in technology-driven entrepreneurship. However, it is not enough for startups to have technological skills to market and grow. At this stage, the organization of business development is essential. We created Tamer Capital in 2020. In this way, we had the opportunity to use the experience we gained through our business activities within the Tamer Group to develop technology initiatives.”

“WE FILL IN THE MISSING PIECES OF THE COMPANY PUZZLE”

Stating that startups that turn their dreams and success into a business goal need support in terms of experience and economic resources, Kemal Tamer said, “Think of every startup as a puzzle. Entrepreneurs put many pieces of the puzzle together when turning their innovative ideas into businesses, but some pieces may be missing. One of the most important tasks we undertake as Tamer Capital is to identify the missing pieces of this puzzle such as business strategy, software, marketing, collaborations, legal and finance, and mentor and collaborate with contractors. In this way, we not only act with our investor identity, but also become part of their team. In addition, we help entrepreneurs develop their work reflex, the administrative management and the institutionalization they need.

“4 MAIN CRITERIA OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP: DREAM, TARGET, STRATEGY, TACTICS!”

Emphasizing the need to create a business strategy, regardless of industry, while turning ideas into business goals, Kemal Tamer said, “For a dream to turn into a business, a goal and a strategy must first be determined, then developed with tactical strategies. flexibility. With the start of the entrepreneurial process, the incorporation and eventually its evolution into a full-fledged structure confirms the success. So much so that to be successful, an entrepreneur must not lose the momentum they have gained by aiming for rapid short-term growth, as well as achieving the milestones of dreams, goals, strategies and tactics. . Regardless of the stage of business, the most critical element of development is for an entrepreneur to discover the changing needs and dynamics of the industry in which they operate.

“RISK MANAGEMENT AND COLLABORATION ARE ESSENTIAL IN COMPANIES! »

Highlighting the importance of complete completion of each element for a startup to succeed, Tamer Capital Founder Kemal Tamer shared the criteria that must be followed by startups as follows:

“YOU CAN’T MANAGE A START-UP LIKE MANAGING A HOLDING”

Stating that the use of resources in running start-ups is completely different, Kemal Tamer said, “When you run a business, you try to solve some problems with money. In start-ups, you try to solve problems by using resources carefully and finding alternative ways.When the start-up grows a little, it has to adapt to the transformation.

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