Teknoloji Yatırım started as the first local actor investing in early-stage technology companies in Turkey;
With a mission to demonstrate that early stage investments in technology ventures is good economics.
Today, Teknoloji Yatırım;
Provides novel solutions for the early growth-financing ecosystem at different levels.
In 2005, Technology Development Foundation of Turkey (TTGV) established Teknoloji Yatırım A.Ş. as a fully owned subsidiary to make investments in the early-stage tech-companies. The legacy Teknoloji Yatırım Fund 1.0 was designed to be evergreen with six investments to date, two of which are still in the portfolio. TTGV’s investor multiple for Teknoloji Yatırım 1.0 Fund is x1.2 (based on the cash injections and current net asset value). Teknoloji Yatırım 1.0 Fund’s performance multiple is x1.6 (based on the invested capital, cumulative distributions from previous exits and residual value of the portfolio).
Teknoloji Yatırım contributed to the technology investment ecosystem in Turkey by creating success stories.
Today, Teknoloji Yatırım continues to expand its activities by adding innovative investment and service models.
Equity investments in technology companies with internationalization potential
through Explore Investment Program
Co-investments and follow-on investments with other market VCs to early growth
technology companies through TTGV 1 fund
Custom solutions in new investment and portfolio management
models for other institutions
Technology Development Foundation of Turkey (TTGV) is a public-private partnership driven by the vision #TechnologyEmpoweredTurkey. Since 1991, TTGV supports private companies in Turkey to compete globally through technology development and innovation. TTGV defines its current role as an “ecosystem accelerator” where it aims to cultivate a richer environment with fresh input of talent and new ideas by capitalizing on its trust equity. To this end, TTGV operates a dynamic collaboration platform with robust interfaces and strong emphasis on mutual learning and co-development.
TTGV is the first local LP in the VC/PE ecosystem with investments in TURKVEN and İş Private Equity in 2000. It joined Turkey’s first fund of funds as an anchor investor, Istanbul Venture Capital Initiative (iVCi) in 2007. TTGV’s PE Fund investments continued with Mediterra Capital Partners II in 2016, Taxim Capital Partners I in 2017 and Digital East Fund II in 2019.