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A VC perspective on Turkey’s startup ecosystem since 2011

Numan Numan from 212, our co-investor in Insider, Hemenkiralik, and Hotelrunner, recently wrote back-to-back blog posts on his learnings from helping pioneer the venture capital ecosystem in Turkey.

Founded in 2011, 212 is one of the earliest VC funds dedicated to Turkey. This gives Numan a valuable perspective on what it takes to invest in startups in a young and fast developing ecosystem. In his posts, Numan identifies four key success factors including the importance of trust, adopting a pioneering attitude, resilience, and cultural understanding.

You can read the first post here and the second post here.