Galata Business Angels is Istanbul’s premier angel investor organization.
The Galata Business Angels (GBA) is an organization that supplemented by guidance in the formation of Inovent which committed to scouting, mentoring and ﬁnding funding to great young companies from start through a successful exit and that aims to increase the quantity, quality and success of angel investments in Turkey and in doing so create a greater pool of capital for innovative start-up companies.
GBA operates as a not-for-proﬁt organization and acts as a platform where member angel investors and aspiring entrepreneurs meet to exchange ideas about startups and discuss opportunities. GBA also provides access to active national and international networks that enable improved access to follow on capital, markets, and mentoring for emerging businesses.
GBA comprises of executives, entrepreneurs and seasoned angel investors who aid in accelarating innovative, impactful, cutting edge startup companies to market leadership.
The current members of GBA have founded and built world-class companies like Mynet, Airties, Gittigidiyor, Yemeksepeti, Markafoni, Pozitron, Vepa Grup, ReklamZ, DBI, 41-29 and been senior executives at pioneering companies like Apple, eBay, Maxim, Turkcell. We come from a wide array of industry expertise and together create an extensive network of entrepreneurial support. We mentor and coach the entrepreneurs, provide networking and help with team building, strategy and fundraising.