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Turkey Startup Ecosystem Overview

Country Rankings
Regional Ranking
11th
+
3
in Eastern Europe
Global Ranking
44th
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5
worldwide
Population
85.6
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 iconModanisa
startup iconVivense Home & Living
startup iconBluTV

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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 175 Transportation startups in Turkey, 73 Energy & Environment startups in Turkey and 63 Ecommerce & Retail startups in Turkey, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 541 startups in Turkey, 8 accelerators in Turkey, 10 coworking spaces in Turkey, 14 organizations in Turkey and 1 leaders in Turkey.

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Online Fashion Retailer for Muslim Women Read more
Vivense is a Turkish online furniture store that connects customers with furniture manufacturers. Read more
BluTV is the leading subscriber video on demand entertainment platform in Turkey, launched in MENA in Arabic, soon in LATAM in Spanish. Read more
zingat.com is a reliable real estate information and marketing platform. Read more
Leading health platform in Turkey Read more
Data-Driven Digital Marketing Platform Read more
Armut is the leading local services marketplace in Turkey, focusing on home improvement, moving and cleaning. Read more
Otelz.com is the Turkish Market leader in booking accommodations online. Read more
VavaCars is an online used car transaction platform 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
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
Papara is an electronic money and payment institutions. Read more
Webrazzi is an online media company reporting on technology startups, news, and analysis. Read more
KWORKS seeks to serve as a hub of entrepreneurship activity in Istanbul, assisting entrepreneurs to build technology ventures. Read more
Yolcu360 offers car rental services across Turkey with drop and pick options as well as a wide range of cars and brands. Read more
Netmera is a mobile engagement platform which helps your apps to build a relationship between you and your users. It offers communication and engagement tools such as push notification services, pop-up messages. Those services are enriched with detailed targeting tools. They can create behavioral segments by analyzing users app usage behaviors, tag users according to their preferences, send notifications based on location, catch the user just at the moment the user aims to make an action or enter a zone. Netmera is capable of sending enriched notifications without making a change in the app. Push notifications or pop-ups can contain images, videos, maps, interactive forms or surveys. Netmera can also give you reports about how your app is performing or reports of a single Campaign. Those reports can be sent to third parties and you can show them how successful campaigns you are making! 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
Financial management software for SMEs in Turkey Read more
Istegelsin is an online supermarket that offers the next generation market shopping experience for consumers. 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
Voscreen is an ed-tech platform that helps learners retain and practice what is learned in terms of vocabulary and sentence patterns. Read more
Joygame is a publisher of online games and is one of the biggest gaming companies in Turkey. Read more
Online residence property management, Collect & Pay Rent Online Read more
Iyzico Payments, a Turkish payment service provider, enabling online merchants to accept credit cards and other alternative payment methods. Read more
FineDine is an interactive Menu System that is designed for restaurants, cafes and bars where diners can enjoy and customize their order in an initiative way. FineDine takes advantage of touchscreen tablets to combine powerful and secure cloud data that is fully supported by wireless technology.It gives you an access to your business dashboard from anywhere in the world and any time to run many different reports. FineDine creates secure businesses with happy customers within the great features. Read more
Thundra provides deep insight into your entire serverless environment. Read more
e-commerce, gift store, marketplace, online website Read more
CEOtudent is a content-driven social, business and technology news and digital media website. 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
BizimHesap provides simple and easy to use cloud based accounting application with SAS model. Read more
BenzinLitre is a crowdsourcing app platform, enables its users to find right fuel, park areas and great road experience! Read more
Instant trade credit for farm inputs purchases 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
Payment Service Provider Read more
Kolay helps HR professionals to streamline their day to day tasks with an easy to use and smart SaaS platform. Read more
Youthall is a professional network and new generation digital employer branding platform that gets companies and young talent together. Read more
Tapu.com is the first managed real estate platform in Turkey. Read more
BiTaksi is a mobile application that enables its users to call and book taxi services. Read more
Marti is a micromobility company in MENA and Eastern Europe Read more
You can easily create you own chatbot for free without any programming knowledge on Rebot.me Read more
Scotty is the leading e-commerce logistics company in Turkey Read more
Hesapno.com is an online platform that allows its users to access their customer information or their account details in an easier way. Read more
We at Poltio help brands engage, better understand and extend the value of their user segments. Read more
Sertifier is a web application that allows educational institutions to create smart certificates. 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
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Top Cities for Startups in Turkey Ranked by StartupBlink

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0.34
0.18
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0.583
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0.42
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0.153
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