eBrandvalue - www.ebrandvalue.com EBrandvalue is a big data venture founded by Tolga Akçura, a faculty member at Özyeğin University, and his wife Ayşe Akçura. eBrandvalue offers smart algorithms to analyze content from major social networks (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube) to assess a brand’s value and measure the purchasing potential. eBrandValue was founded in 2012 and was admitted to the class of W15 by Y Combinator, the word’s leading business accelerator.
UrbanStat - www.urbanstat.com UrbanStat is a big data venture founded by Anıl and Nilgün Çelik in 2014 under the auspices of the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology of the Republic of Turkey. UrbanStat develops spatial decision-support systems to minimize the operational costs and maximize the profits of large organizations in the insurance, real estate, and spatial analytics sector.
Yuvarla - www.yuvarla.org Yuvarla is Turkey’s one and only digital donation bank that helps people to round up the total amount in their online shopping basket to donate the change to a non-governmental organization of their choice. It is Turkey’s first venture that has ever received any social impact investment. The venture has so far been honored with numerous international awards (including by Harvard University, MIT, Intel, Ashoka, J.P Morgan Chase Foundation, and the International Youth Foundation). Today, Yuvarla.org has more than 500,000 users.
Physio Health – www.wellbit.io Physio Health is an institutional health platform that helps people with a desk job to lead healthier lives. The venture was admitted into the 2016 Winter class of Y Combinator, and is now actively used both in the USA and Turkey.
FonZip - https://fonzip.com FonZip is an online membership, membership fee, and donation management system, and a SaaS (software as a service) solution designed to meet all the digital needs of non-governmental organizations from one single point. The venture was founded in 2016, and by the end of its first year, thousands of association members had started to use it actively, resulting in over 10 million TL of online donations and membership fee collections. Today, FonZip is being used by some of the most prestigious associations and foundations in Turkey.