Keiretsu Forum Istanbul


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About the Istanbul Chapter

Keiretsu Forum Istanbul was launched in September 2012 and is committed to become one of the preeminent private equity / angel investment organizations in Turkey.

Due to the close-knit chapter structure, Keiretsu Forum Istanbul has unique advantages in positioning Turkish start-ups to access international investors and making it possible for its members to invest in cross border opportunities. Since the inception of Keiretsu Forum Istanbul, its members have completed 32 high profile angel investment transactions with investment value worth $10 million USD.

Meeting Location

The Keiretsu Forum deal screening and investor meetings are held at:

Eczacibasi Holding, Buyukdere Street, No:185 Floor: 22, Levent / Istanbul, Turkey

Founding Partners

  • Ali Özgenç / Managing Partner – Algoritma Business Consulting
  • Alphan Manas / Board Chairman – Brightwell Holdings BV
  • Aydın Koç / Angel Investor – Keiretsu Forum San Francisco
  • Bülent Akgerman / CEO – AKG Group
  • Erol Bilecik / Board Chairman – Index Group
  • Hulusi Berik / Owner -SVTH
  • Levent Akgerman / Board Member – AKG Group
  • Mehmet Fırat Yücesoy /  Managing Director – Kaizen International Trading
  • Mehmet Yasin Altunkaya / Managing Partner – Data Expert Executive Search
  • Sinan Özkan Bora / Managing Director – Goldmaster
  • Uğur Yüce / Chairman – Bim Group Holding
  • Vittorio Zagaia / CEO & Vice President – Galata Transport and Trade
  • Yaşar Büyükçetin / CEO – SOFRA Group
  • Hayal Koç / Sales Executive  –  Salesforce
  • Hilal Koç Savcı / Head of Product Development & Marketing – Facebook

Istanbul Team

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Aydin Koc
Board Chair Emeritus
Keiretsu Forum Istanbul
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Hulusi Berik
Keiretsu Forum Istanbul
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Ali Ozgenc
Vice Chairman
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Duygu Eren
Chapter President
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