Our careers have been built as
technology entrepreneurs.
Our legacy will be built by investing
in technology ventures.

BV Global

BV Global

(Closed for investment)

18 portfolio companies.

Investments at Idea to Pre-Series A stage.

Geography agnostic.

BV Growth

BV Growth

(Active for investment)

Supports growth stage startups who have developed their initial business and operational capabilities in Turkey, but have the ability to scale up their model to global reach, without replicating the operational structures in new markets.

BVB Venture Builder

BVB Venture Builder

(Active for investment)

BVB brings together supreme ideas, passionate entrepreneurs, razor-sharp analysts, talented marketing & product professionals, expert operational support, bold capital and scale of our corporate partners & network to transform ideas into game-changing businesses.

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BV Digital Asset Management

BV Digital Asset Management

Is the only corporate digital currency investment structure, not only in our country but also in our near region which offers ‘’optimum allocation and maximum security’’ service. 

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Single LP Fund Management

Single LP Fund Management

(Active for investment)

Independent fund management for our investors.

Focused to certain territory and tech vertical.

Accelerator Establishment & Management.

Corporate Venture Capital Services.

Advisory Services

Advisory Services

Business Establishment in Middle East & Africa

Blockchain Implementation & Regulation

Merger & Acquisitions

Networking, Business Development, Government Relations

About Boğaziçi Ventures

Our careers have been built as technology entrepreneurs. After successfully building and selling our companies, we decided to invest in technology ventures and help them to reach their ultimate dream. We do financial investment and provide top-level support for international growth through our investment funds.
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We are delighted to announce that we have invested in Gulliver’s Games together with US-based investor March Capital!

Gulliver’s Games, a mobile game studio focused on hybrid casual and tycoon game genres, consists of a young and dynamic team. The team led by Doğan Akdağ, who has gained experience in successful companies such as Peak Games and King Games, is highly competent and visionary. After investment, the team is planning to expand with new equally competent and dynamic teammates to join them. 

Boğaziçi Ventures invested 2.75 million TL in Funrika!

Founded by Cem Köne and Can Köne in 2011, Funrika has been developing mobile-oriented games since its establishment and finally achieved success with the game Top Race.

Announcing the investment news for the first time on Youtube, Boğaziçi Ventures hosted Cem Köne and Can Köne who are the founding partners of Funrika, and talked about hybrid and hypercasual games’ place in the market, business model, future and trends.

Bogaziçi Ventures invested 1.4 million USD in Tarentum!

Tarentum, a leading artificial intelligence company based in Turkey with focus on renewable energy and gaming industries raised 1.4 million USD from Boğaziçi Ventures Boğaziçi Ventures announced the investment news for the first time on Youtube live stream by hosting Tarentum founding partners Oğuz Silahtar and Bora Tokyay.

Boğazici Ventures made 400.000 USD investment in Mafia Games!

Mafia Games, which develops chance and skill based games, is aiming to accelerate its global growth with this investment.

Bogazici Ventures contributes to the growth of the ecosystem by investing in technologies that can scale rapidly in international markets through its BV Growth fund, which invests in Gaming, Fintech, Retail Technologies and Digital Health and has invested 400.000 USD in Mafia Games which was founded by Fatih Polat and Serkan Aksu. Mafia Games generally focuses on development of chance and skill-based games.

Boğaziçi Ventures invested 500.000 USD in Barakatech!

Barakatech, which is a leading software startup providing a SuperApp platform and an API marketplace to companies, raised 500.000 USD from Bogazici Ventures

Out of 94 investments made in Turkey in 2019, fintech has the highest share with 17 investments. SuperApps which are continuing to grow in the Asia market and still have a high potential globally, provide a solution for low user retention rates as they have lots of features users need while generally keeping their focus on fintech and digital payment.

Bogazici Ventures has invested 430.000 USD in Fiber Games!

Fiber Games, which has proven its success in the “hypercasual” genre in gaming industry, plans to strengthen its team and accelerate its growth with this investment with a valuation equaling 4.3 million USD.

Fiber Games team stated that they will reach their goals much faster with Bogazici Ventures whose founders have achieved a great success in the gaming ecosystem.

CC Media House, tech driven new media company

CC Media House is positioned as one of the new leading media companies of Turkey and the MENA Region. The company focuses on content producers and engages in marketing efforts that provide rapid results to brands and influencers through interaction optimization. CC Media House also designs disruptive technology products for brands and influencers. 

MenaPay, the blockchain-based mobile payment system

MenaPay aims to serve as the primary payment method for 18 countries and over 350 million people who do not use banks in the Middle East and North Africa and offer a completely transparent, secure, and fast product with the perfect use of blockchain technology. The blockchain-based mobile payment system MenaPay, provides a new generation of payment experience for both individual users and businesses.

Protranslate, the leading online language service provider

Aslında emtia piyasalarını ve tarımsal hammadde fiyatlarını yazmak isterdim ama önceliği ilk önce gerçekten neyin ne olduğunu bilmeyen, bilgi sahibi olmadan fikir sahibi olarak başkalarını etkileyen “influencer” zehrinden zihinleri kurtarmakla başlamak gerekiyor.

Thank you for your sincere support!

We would like to thank Boğaziçi Ventures team for their sincere support both in our financial processes and in networking!

KEREM KALKANCI, Co-Founder

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