WHAT WE OFFER
We don't take board seats, we dilute with founders, and invest with standard Silicon Valley instruments like SAFE.
We work closely with founders and help them in strategy, product and growth. Our advice comes with our money, we don't take extra advisory shares.
We deploy our global network for business development, strategic alliances and funding.
According to CB INSIGHTS, our portfolio company Geen is among the most disruptive 60+ SyntheticBiology Startups.
CB INSIGHTS mapped 67 Synthetic Biology startups under 9 categories, where Geen was selected among the most disruptive startups under Organism engineering & automation platforms.
Geen is building an operating system to make cells programmable. GeenOS introduces a new Universal and Computable genetic coding language upon integration to any host cell.
Today, we completed the İTÜ Ginova ÇetinCeviz 2016 bootcamp with the participation of seven brilliant teams.
İTÜ or Istanbul Technical University is an international technical university located in Istanbul, Turkey. It is the world’s third oldest technical university dedicated to engineering sciences, and İTÜ GINOVA is the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation established for university’s more than 35,000 students.
ÇetinCeviz is held for the second time. Programme’s name ÇetinCeviz means “Hard Nut to Crack” in English, it symbolises the desire of İTÜ Ginova participants to solve the hardest problems of the World.
We are so pleased and excited to announce that our portfolio company FlightRecorder has been acquired by Clicktale.
FlightRecorder was a comprehensive engagement and app analytics solution for understanding omnichannel users in the digital world. It was founded in 2014 by CEO Can Abacigil and Chief Financial Officer Omer Erkmen. In May 2015, Flight Recorder received a seed-funding of $300,000. String Ventures led the investment, as being the only VC, which committed to the half of the whole round – where several angels participated for the other half.