Emlakjet.com, the Turkish real estate site bought by iLab Ventures in May 2014, reshuffled the team and had three times more employees one year later. The site got a new, modern look, which helped to push up the conversion rate for advertisers about 70 percent, the company said.
In the same one-year period the bounce rate dropped 25 percent and the number of visitors increased 15 percent.
Gulfem Toygar (LinkedIn), general manager of EBay Turkey (and Gittigidiyor.com) since January 2014, has been named to head EBay Germany. EBay bought Gittigidiyor.com in 2011 for $217.5 million U.S..
Toygar grew Gittigidiyor.com 60 percent during her first year with the company.
Oget Kantarci, sales director o
Trust is an important factor for traders of artwork and antiques - both online and offline. If you have the trust of the market, you are in a favorable position. Muazzez Bodur (photo) has been in that position since she started the antique appraisal service Bukacparaeder.com in 2012. (Also look at her
That general classified sites are popular, and which one holds the No. 1 position, is well known in Turkey. But, now there's a new player - Mobno.com - and it wants to be one of the popular classified sites.
Despite the high potential of the Turkish online auto market, only a few sites focus on autos in Turkey. One of them is Oto.net, which launched back in December 2013.
The site belongs to ProjectZ, a company known for its technology investments. It also has an angel investor, with a 10-percent stake in Oto.net.
Yonca Zaimoglu, who is one of the partners of ProjectZ, was convinced of the idea
Turkey got its first jobs site focused on the local finance sector roughly a year ago. It is called TheBridgeCareers.com, has offices in Istanbul and London, and aims to address the demand for qualified and specialized professionals in a growing Turkish financial market.
The site claims to have 30,000 professionals registered with profi
Tapu.com, a real estate site with a creative approach to the growing real estate market in Turkey, is close to launching after receiving capital injections from investment firm Aslanoba Capital and a number of individuals.
The startup Tapu.com will enable open, online bidding for real estate in Turkey. It will be a new marketplace, where both buyers and sellers are brought together.
Yenibiris.com, one of Turkey's most popular human resources sites, announced a collaboration with Yuzyuzeyiz.biz, a new-generation recruitment software site. The collaboration entails that Yenibiris will now be able to save jobseekers and employees time and costs by allowing them to conduct distance interviews.