After graduating from the Computer Engineering Department at Eastern Mediterranean University, Koray Gültekin Bahar started his career as a Software Developer at FIT Solutions. In the meantime, he founded his first company, Dotto. He specialized in Microsoft platforms and mobile apps. After selling Dotto’s stocks in 2012, Bahar returned back to FIT Solutions as a Partner. While he was proceeding his career as Foriba’s General Manager and Partner in 2019, he managed the M&A process of Foriba, which was being acquired by one of the prominent tax technology companies, Sovos.
After the acquisition of Foriba, which is known as one of the most successful exits in recent times, he has worked as Vice President of EMEA Strategy and shaped Sovos’ Middle East and Asia strategy. At the end of January 2020, he left Sovos Foriba and focused on his own company that he established before, Figopara, which plays an intermediary role for businesses to manage their cash flow and working capital. Since February 2020, he also works as General Manager at Figopara, which he co-founded. Being an Endeavor entrepreneur and a board member at Endeavor Turkey, and identified as an entrepreneur and an investor, he contributed to the startup ecosystem with both his personal and different venture capitals. He also creates contents about tech and startup world at www.yollarda.tv