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Founder Institute Mentors

Istanbul Fall 2018

Founder Institute Mentors join weekly feedback sessions, host office hours, and in general provide you feedback every step of the way. In addition, through our Equity Collective, Mentors are invested in the success of your company both during and after the program.

See the list of current and past mentors for the Istanbul program below.

Mentors

Adeo

Adeo Ressi

FI Mentor
Alemsah

Alemsah Ozturk

CEO, 41-29
Alexander

Alexander Chang

FI Mentor
Alexandra

Alexandra Marshakova

Project Leader , The Boston Consulting Group
Ali

Ali Karabey

Managing Director, 212ltd Venture Capital Fund
Alper

Alper Tekin

CEO, Mekanist
Alper

Alper yegin

Architect, SAMSUNG
Andaç

Andaç Türkmen

Technical Co-founder, Parasut.com
Andrew

Andrew Weinreich

CEO, MeetMoi
Anıl

Anıl Topal

Managing Director, Movende
Anthony

Anthony Rose

Founder & CEO, SeedLegals
Arden

Arden Agopyan

Founder & CEO, HotelRunner
Ari

Ari Bencuya

FI Mentor
Ata

Ata Uzunhasan

Managing Director, Galata Business Angels
Atil

Atil Erken

General Partner, Collective Spark
Austin

Austin Kim

CEO, Glovo Turkey
Aycan

Aycan Avci

CEO, Aya Consulting
Ayse

Ayse Topcu

CEO, Telios Angels
Ayşe

Ayşe İnal

Advisor, Galata Business Angels
Barbaros

Barbaros Özbugutu

Co-founder & CEO, iyzico Ödeme Hizmetleri A.Ş
Barış

Barış Yaman

CEO / Co-founder, Galata Labs
Basak

Basak Taspinar Degim

Founder & CEO, Armut.com
Batu

Batu Sat

Co-Founder, Mall IQ
Berhan

Berhan Kongel

Co Founder, Arf
Birol

Birol Kabakoglu

Founder & CEO, Tasit.com
Bulent

Bulent Yilmaz

Founder, Liberro
Burak

Burak Yaman

Founder, Lean Startup Atelier
Burkan

Burkan Beyli

Founder & Managing Partner, Beyli Capital & Beyli Ventures
Çağdaş

Çağdaş Berksan

CEO, bizimsokak.com
Caglar

Caglar Erol

CEO, Enuygun.com
Cahit

Cahit GUVENSOY

GM, LOGO
Can

Can Saracoglu

Founding Partner, String Ventures
Can

Can Serter

Angel Investor, Founder Institute
Canay

Canay Atalay

CoFounder, Patica.co
Cem

Cem Ersözlü

Senior Art Director, ITA Digital Agency
Cem

Cem Hurturk

CoFounder, SendLoop
Cem

Cem Sertoglu

Partner, Earlybird Venture Capital
Cem

Cem Sokullu

Founder, Reputy.org
Ceren Sungu

Ceren Sungu Kalpaklıoğlu

Founder, Pabbler
Dave

Dave Parker

Serial Entrepreneur, 5X Founder, Code Fellows
Deniz

Deniz Kuran

Chief Commercial Officer, StartupFon
Ebru

Ebru Gurses

Co-Founder, Fongogo
Ekim

Ekim Kaya

CEO & Cofounder, Botego
Elbruz

Elbruz Yilmaz

Investment Manager, 3TS Capital Partners
Elena

Elena Pallotta

FI Mentor
Emek

Emek Kırbıyık

CEO, Paradurumu
Emrah

Emrah Yalaz

Cofounder, Surfio
Emre

Emre Ozbek

Founder, Kovvan - Collaborative Innovation Agency
Ercan

Ercan Erciyes

Co-Founder, Monument Labs
Erdem

Erdem Ovacik

Cofounder, Donkey Republic
Eren

Eren Diril

Founder, Erendiril.com
Eren

Eren Kocyigit

Founder, NBT (Next Big Thing)
Eren

Eren Bali

Chairman & Co-founder, Udemy
Erhat

Erhat Nalbant

Cofounder, Founder Institute Istanbul
Erkan

Erkan Tas

Founder, Product Hospital
Ersan

Ersan Ozer

Founder, Youlike
Ertan

Ertan Atay

CEO, LojiPlatform
Esra

Esra Derici

Product Manager, StartupFon
Evren

Evren Ucok

Partner, Earlybird Venture Capital
Fatih

Fatih Isbecer

CEO, Pozitron
Fevzi

Fevzi Gungor

FI Mentor
Firat

Firat Isbecer

Managing Partner, Pozitron
Gokhan

Gokhan Gursen

FI Mentor
Guclu

Guclu Gokozan

Founder & CEO, Buldumbuldum
Gulay

Gulay Ozkan

Founder, GEDS Business
Hakan

Hakan Bas

CEO, Lidyana
Hande

Hande Cilingir

FI Mentor
Harun

Harun Guner

Cofounder, Butigo
Ilker

Ilker Kayhan

Investment Manager, KERTEN PRIVATE EQUITY
Ismail

Ismail Berkan

Startup Mentor & Advisor, LC Company
Joachim

Joachim Behrendt

Chairman, Nexum
Joe

Joe Betts Lacroix

CTO, Vium
Kaan

Kaan Akin

Founder, Hackquarters
Kevin

Kevin Siskar

FI Mentor
Kutlu

Kutlu Kazanci

Director, Founder Institute Istanbul
Mehmet

Mehmet Yitmen

Managing Partner, ACM Software
Mehmet Metin

Mehmet Metin Okur

CEO, Dalf.io
Melih

Melih Odemis

Co-Founder, Yemeksepeti.com
Melih

Melih Aksan

Partner, Aksan Law Firm
Mercedes

Mercedes Bankston

Founder, Funderstar LTD
Mert

Mert Yılmaz

General Manger, Paradurumu
Murat

Murat Soysal

Co-Founder, Segmentify
Murat

Murat Sahin

CEO, SecureDrive
Murat

Murat Tortopoğlu

Consultant, yaraticiyikim.com
Murat

Murat Tepe

Founder, Tikla Kutla
Mustafa

Mustafa Dalci

CEO, Userspots
Mustafa

Mustafa Kopuk

CEO, Tarvenn Ventures and Advisors
Nevzat

Nevzat Aydin

CEO, Yemeksepeti.com
Niels

Niels Van Der Linden

FI Mentor
Numan

Numan Numanbayraktaroglu

Managing Director, 212ltd Venture Capital Fund
Omer

Omer Akarca

Angel Investor, Galata Business Angel Network
Onur

Onur Kinay

FI Mentor
Onur

Onur Aydin

Country Manager, Groupon Turkey
Onur Kutlu

Onur Kutlu Gago

Founder & Growth Coach, Tale
Orkun

Orkun Saitoglu

COO, iyzico Ödeme Hizmetleri A.Ş
Ozan

Ozan Uysal

Founder, Appcent
Phil

Phil Libin

Founder & CEO, All Turtles
Ramazan

Ramazan Çavuşoğlu

Co-Founder & CEO, Lemon Analysis
Ramona

Ramona Liberoff

COO Innogy Innovation Hub, Unreasonable Group
Roys

Roys Gureli

VP of Business Development, Roja Embroidery & Lace
Sahin

Sahin Boydas

Sahin Boydas - CEO, MovieLaLa (Istanbul FI), GalaCrashers
Seckin

Seckin Uysal

Founder & Agency Director, Curious Brand
Seckin

Seckin Canan

Founder, Unusual Enterprise
Selcuk

Selcuk Ergin

CEO, boza
Selçuk

Selçuk Atlı

Founder and CEO, Stealth
Serkan

Serkan Haslak

CEO and Founder, Hızlı Çeviri
Serkan

Serkan Sevim

FI Mentor
Serkan

Serkan Kurtuluş

FI Mentor
Serkan

Serkan Ünsal

CEO, dakick.com
Serkan

Serkan Bagce

Co-Founder, Startup Market
Serkan

Serkan Yagiz

Startup Program Manager, Microsoft
Simla

Simla Ozbay

FI Mentor
Sinan

Sinan Zabunoglu

FI Mentor
Suat

Suat Eker

CEO, Eteration AS
Suat

Suat Gücel

Founder, Tatilsepeti.com
Taner

Taner Akcok

VP of Product Management, Webtrekk GmbH
Tayfun

Tayfun Uslu

CEO, Dalf.io
Tayfun

Tayfun Ugur

FI Mentor
Tolga

Tolga Sen

Partner, Tart Media
Tristan

Tristan Kromer

Lean Startup Coach & Advisor, TriKro LLC
Umut

Umut Gökbayrak

CTO, Aslanoba Group
Umut

Umut Ersoy

Director, Marjinal Porter Novelli
Viktor

Viktor Kuzu

Cofounder, WePeople
Vlada

Vlada Pechenaya

Growth Marketing Specialist, Twentify
Yılmaz

Yılmaz Avcı

CEO, Uretmake
Yomi

Yomi Kastro

Founder, Inveon
Yusuf

Yusuf Ozan Ustebay

Training programs, Lean Startup Atelier

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