27 Jan 2023
TURUNÇ has advised Boğaziçi Ventures on its investment in Upschool, an educational technology company focused on training women for careers in technology. Boğaziçi Ventures is a leading Turkish Capital Markets Board-regulated venture capital fund focused primarily on fintech, health tech, retail tech and gaming. Other investors included the Arya Women Investment Platform and individual investors....
23 Jan 2023
TURUNÇ has advised Kâmil Koç on its strategic alliance with Ses Turizm and Gülen Turizm. Kâmil Koç is one of the largest intercity bus operators in Turkey and a subsidiary of FlixBus, a Germany-based multinational intercity bus operator, which also owns, among other brands, Greyhound Lines, the largest intercity bus service in North America. FlixBus...
18 Jan 2023
TURUNÇ has advised Boğaziçi Ventures on its investment in Dojo Talent, a decentralized talent platform focused on the Web3 and gaming industries. Boğaziçi Ventures is a leading Turkish Capital Markets Board-regulated venture capital fund focused primarily on fintech, health tech, retail tech and gaming. The TURUNÇ team included Kerem Turunç, Beste Yıldızili Ergül and Selay...
11 Jan 2023
TURUNÇ is proud to announce the launch of UP Tel Aviv, an acceleration program designed by TURUNÇ, Boğaziçi Ventures, GN-Z11 and Reichman University, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services. This groundbreaking initiative is the first and only acceleration program focused on opening up Turkish startups to global markets through the Israeli and U.S. ecosystems. The...
19 Oct 2022
TURUNÇ authored the Turkey chapter of Lexology Getting the Deal Through’s Ports & Terminals (2023) title. The contributing lawyers were Esin Çamlıbel, Naz Esen and Beste Yıldızili Ergül. The publication is a comparative guide of the legislation relating to ports and terminals in 16 jurisdictions. In addition to Turkey, the jurisdictions covered by the 2023 edition are...
18 Oct 2022
TURUNÇ has advised Boğaziçi Ventures on its investment in Perculus, a provider of various e-learning solutions. Boğaziçi Ventures is a leading Turkish Capital Markets Board-regulated venture capital fund focused primarily on fintech, health tech, retail tech and gaming. The TURUNÇ team included Kerem Turunç, Yasemin Erden, Beste Yıldızili Ergül and Selay Berfin Turgut. Please see...
22 Aug 2022
TURUNÇ authored the Turkey chapter of Lexology Getting the Deal Through’s Data Protection & Privacy (2023) title. The contributing lawyers were Esin Çamlıbel, Beste Yıldızili Ergül, Naz Esen and Canberk Taze. The publication is a comparative guide of the legislation relating to data protection and privacy in 33 jurisdictions. In addition to Turkey, the jurisdictions covered by...
16 Aug 2022
TURUNÇ authored the Turkey chapter of Lexology Getting the Deal Through’s Automotive (2022) title. The contributing lawyers were Esin Çamlıbel, Beste Yıldızili Ergül and Naz Esen. The publication is a comparative guide of the legislation relating to the regulation of the automotive industry in 19 jurisdictions. In addition to Turkey, the jurisdictions covered by the 2022 edition...
25 Jul 2022
TURUNÇ client BV Portföy, a new asset management company, has obtained its operating (portfolio management) license from the Turkish Capital Markets Board. The license will allow BV Portföy to manage a wide range of funds, including mutual funds, and regulated venture capital and private equity funds. The TURUNÇ team included İltem Dokurlar, Kerem Turunç, Naz...