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Turkey Startup Ecosystem Overview

Country Rankings
Regional Ranking
11th
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3
in Eastern Europe
Global Ranking
44th
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5
worldwide
Population
83.4
million

top industries
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Transportation
#28 worldwide
Energy & Environment icon
Energy & Environment
#29 worldwide
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Ecommerce & Retail
#32 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconBluTV
startup iconBiletall
startup iconiyisahne

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ecosystem description

The Turkey Startup Ecosystem is a regional Leader in innovation, ranked at number 44 globally, and shows a positive momentum 5 spots since 2020. Turkey also ranks at number 11 for startups in Eastern Europe.

There are 9 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Turkey and the top ranked city in Turkey is Istanbul at 69 globally. Istanbul is followed by Ankara at 210 and Izmir at 384.

Turkey is an ideal place to locate for Transportation, Energy & Environment and Ecommerce & Retail startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 124 Transportation startups in Turkey, 62 Energy & Environment startups in Turkey and 45 Ecommerce & Retail startups in Turkey, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 393 startups in Turkey, 8 accelerators in Turkey, 9 coworking spaces in Turkey, 14 organizations in Turkey and 1 leaders in Turkey.

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383 startups in representative sample
BluTV is the leading subscriber video on demand entertainment platform in Turkey, launched in MENA in Arabic, soon in LATAM in Spanish. Read more
Biletall is an online platform for booking bus, flight, train, and bus tickets. Allows users to search availability, compare prices and book tickets on the platform after providing details like origin-destination, departure date, number of travelers, etc. Read more
Founded in November of 2014 and based in Beyoglu/Istanbul, ‘iyisahne’ is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book art/performance related professionals for any kind of event around Turkey — online or from a mobile phone (a mobile application will be launched soon). With most preferred and experienced performers, ‘iyisahne’ offers an easy way to book local entertainment and services for any type of event. Whether an orchestra or a photographer for a wedding, a clown or a magician for a birthday, a trio, a string quartet or a DJ for a corporate event, ‘iyisahne’ connects people to the performers for unique experiences in their special events, at any price point for the first time in Turkey. Read more
Financial management software for SMEs in Turkey Read more
Papara is an electronic money and payment institutions. Read more
Koinim, is the online Bitcoin/Litecoin wallet and exchange for Turkish enthusiasts. Without any background knowledge of Bitcoin or Litecoin, everyone can have a secure online wallet on Koinim, which then lets them to easily manage their balance, addresses and send/receive bitcoins/litecoins. Read more
BizimHesap provides simple and easy to use cloud based accounting application with SAS model. Read more
Online residence property management, Collect & Pay Rent Online Read more
Tapu.com is the first managed real estate platform in Turkey. Read more
KolayOto is Turkey's leading online tyre expert providing a wide range of products and services through its strong partner network. Read more
Zebramo (www.zebramo.com), is Turkey’s leading mobile-first C2C marketplace that makes buying/selling quick, easy and trusted. Read more
Iyzico Payments, a Turkish payment service provider, enabling online merchants to accept credit cards and other alternative payment methods. Read more
Put.io works like any other storage service. Except, it can also retrieve and put files into your personal, private online space.  Read more
Zet is Turkey’s only marketplace for unique products from creative individuals, designers and small boutiques. Read more
The white Kitchen Cabinets: http://www.thertastore.com/Kitchen_Cabinets_s/1423.htm was a rage some decades back. But, with the onset of the new millennium, they lost their importance and took a backseat to stained wood. In spite of this, the beauty of white kitchen having a clean and soothing ambiance never really lost its essence. Presently, white kitchens are have returned with some latest additions making them up-to-date, fresh and interesting. Read more
Kolay helps HR professionals to streamline their day to day tasks with an easy to use and smart SaaS platform. Read more
CEOtudent is a content-driven social, business and technology news and digital media website. Read more
Youthall is a professional network and new generation digital employer branding platform that gets companies and young talent together. Read more
You can easily create you own chatbot for free without any programming knowledge on Rebot.me Read more
Fastest and most reliable care for your loved ones. Read more
Prisync is an online price tracking SaaS for both e-retailers and manufacturers. E-retailers use Prisync to monitor the prices and stock availabilities of their competitors. Manufacturers use Prisync to track their online channel prices. With its dynamic notification system and reports module, Prisync offers a comprehensive competitive pricing solution for e-commerce. www.prisync.com Read more
Payment Service Provider Read more
Voscreen is an ed-tech platform that helps learners retain and practice what is learned in terms of vocabulary and sentence patterns. Read more
Mobiroller is a self-service mobile app platform that enables anyone to create apps without coding and make money with them. Read more
Cvlogin has a goal of helping everyone to create easy to read, beautiful and professional CV's effortlessly. Cvlogin is absolutely free and it's simplistic, one-click design enables users to create beautiful, professional CV's in minutes. CV's can be downloaded as PDF files or shared as open or password protected links. Relevant information can be imported from Facebook and social accounts. Cvlogin is available in Turkish, English, Spanish,French, Galego and Deutsch, more languages will be coming very soon. Read more
BenzinLitre is a crowdsourcing app platform, enables its users to find right fuel, park areas and great road experience! Read more
Artboard Studio is a collaborative mockup design tool. Read more
HotelRunner enables you to create and manage your online content, build your global presence and manage your rooms and guests. You can also accept reservations from hundreds of online channels and benefit from social promotions to increase your social media visibility. Read more
Akaunting is a free, open source and online accounting software for small businesses and freelancers. Read more
www.sopsy.com Sopsy is the easiest way to open an online shop. www.zet.com Turkey's first marketplace for designers and designer products.  Read more
Sanction Scanner is an AI-driven AML compliance software. Sanction Scanner provides enhanced global sanction & PEP screening services. Sanction Scanner's database consists of over 1000 Sanctions, regulatory and law enforcement and other official global sanction and pep lists. Read more
MCAN Health provides quality medical treatments in Turkey as Hair Transplant, Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Dentistry with affordable costs. Read more
Thundra provides deep insight into your entire serverless environment. Read more
Tekkredi.com is a platform to help you reconfigure your existing loans in different banks and relax your monthly payment plan. Read more
KolayBi is a new generation cloud based Bookkeeping and Financial Application platform with online bank account aggregation for SMEs. Read more
BiTaksi is a mobile application that enables its users to call and book taxi services. Read more
N’oluyo is a TV program-based social platform and is your favorite buddy while watching TV. Read more
End to end service company, building real estate technologies to replace traditional realtors for a better home buying & selling experience Read more
Fintech, Wellnes, Fitness Read more
Yeniben.com is an online community where people can ask questions, share reviews and meet with doctors providing cosmetic treatments. Read more
Fast, reliable and affordable price with the stylish design of the junction. Read more
Paym.es is a secure shopping chatbot that helps users sell or purchase items by asking a series of questions like chatting with a friend. Read more
ORTHERO aligners straighten teeth invisibly, without metal braces. Read more
Netvent is a digital marketing agency which was found by a dedicated and motivated team. Digital marketing, especially inbound marketing is a new trend and Netvent is making research and development in the area with the help of know how.Netvent, which has Turkey and U.K. offices and critical international partners, is giving consultancy services to companies who has agressive digital goals. Inbound marketing approach of Netvent is unique strategy which is composed of social media, search engine optimization, digital public relations and content marketing. We would like to create a very well designed and professional roadmap and offer after our first meeting. Read more
We developed more than 50 games with educators and families and created a free open source AAC communication tool for nonverbal children in different languages. Read more
iyi.net is your choice of product review, comparison and sharing platform with social emphasis and an extensive database of recent goods which works on a cashback program. Dubbed “iyi.net: A social platform for finding the best product” by Webrazzi, Turkey’s leading startup and technology news source. Read more: http://www.crunchbase.com/company/iyi-net Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Turkey Ranked by StartupBlink

StartupBlink ranks the startup ecosystems of 100 countries and 1,000 cities. Download our latest Global Ecosystem Report.
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1.79
2.69
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1.932
0.34
0.18
1.41
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61
0.583
0.12
0.04
0.42
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38
0.239
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0.171
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10
0.153
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