The Galata Business Angels (GBA) is an organization 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
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.