Zingat.com, a real estate site launched in Turkey in partnership by Dogus Group and Dubai-based real estate information site Reidin at the end of 2015, has the top position in the real estate market in its sights, after rising to the third position in the first year of its existence.
Although the era of the mobil-only marketplace can be traced back to the end of 2014 in Turkey, the real boom only came when LetGo entered the Turkish market early in 2015 and starting building brand awareness with TV spots.
Two interesting appointments were announced at the senior management level of Turkey's Sahibinden.com late in 2016.
CVlogin.com, Turkey's first CV-writing assistant, is a start-up launched by Birol Kabakoglu and Suat Imamoglu, who also co-founded auto site Tasit.com.
On Modacruz users buy branded clothes for up to 90 percent below their original price tags. According to Modacruz, that lead to a combined saving by buyers in the first nine months of the year of 90 million TL.
Gardrops, a mobile-based, secondhand clothes marketplace in Turkey, closed its second investment round, and released a few, very impressive statistics.
Spot Blue International Property (SpotBlue.com), the London-based Turkish real estate specialist, enjoyed a surge in website traffic in the two months of September and October - a sign that interest in the Turkish real estate market is returning.
Kariyer.net, Turkey's biggest jobs vertical, joined the line-up of websites using chatbots. It launched a chatbot called "Kariyerdost", and which supports job seekers in their search for jobs on the site.
Marketinf.com, a Turkish supplier of "marketplace software as a service", landed 230,000 TL ($75,000 U.S.) in investments at a company valuation of 1.9 million TL.
Competition in the Turkish market for second-hand, branded clothes for women is heating up. The latest entrant is mobile app-based Dolap.com, which got seed money from Germany's Earlybird Digital East Fund.