Edik Ventures

Our vision is to be a leader in the transfer of innovative technologies and globalization through Turkey, with various strategic partnerships established on a global scale, especially in Silicon Valley.

Trusted by the world’s most innovative teams

As Edik Ventures, we work with a variety of partners to ensure that we are always providing the best possible solutions for our clients. Our partnerships include leading technology providers, industry experts, and other trusted organizations that help us stay ahead of the curve.

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VCIF in Turkey for Foreign Investors Guide

Edik Ventures' VCIF Guide offers foreign investors a quick and informative overview of investment opportunities, regulations, and key sectors in Turkey's venture capital landscape.

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Batteroo

A patent was filed by Fariborz Frankie Roohparvar with the priority date of September 20, 2010. The Batteroo Boost is claimed to extend the life of both new and used batteries. Batteroo has said that Batterisers are non-toxic, reusable, and coated with a non-conductive coating to prevent any risk of shorts. They also claim that a built-in reverse polarity protection mechanism eliminates dangers of inserting a battery into the Batteriser the wrong way.

Our Specialties

Take Your Business to the Next Level

Capabilities
Our team has the expertise to provide a wide range of services to help your high-tech business succeed. We offer product development, project management, process improvement, and more. Our diverse range of capabilities ensures that we can provide customized solutions to meet the unique needs of your business.
Industry
We specialize in working with high-tech companies across a variety of industries, including software, hardware, telecommunications, and more. Our industry expertise allows us to provide tailored solutions that meet the specific challenges of each sector.
Corporate Finance
Our financial experts can help you with a range of corporate finance services, including mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, and financial planning, to ensure that your high-tech business has the resources it needs to grow and succeed.
Corporate Strategy
We work with our clients to develop effective corporate strategies that help them achieve their long-term goals. Our strategy services include market analysis, competitive analysis, and strategic planning.

Meet our leadership

Our team is made up of experienced professionals who are dedicated to providing the best possible service to our clients. From product managers to technology experts to financial analysts, our team has the knowledge and expertise to help your high-tech business thrive.

  • Attny. İbrahim Haselçin

    İbrahim Haselçin is a PhD candidate with extensive education in law and finance. He has been a member of various professional organizations, including the Istanbul Bar Association and the Audit Committee at Istanbul Stock Exchange. Haselçin has held several positions, such as board member and manager at various companies, legal advisor at the Turkish Capital Markets Association, and general manager and board member at various stockbrokers. He has also worked as a commentator at BloombergHT TV and a columnist at Habertürk Newspaper. Haselçin has written articles on capital market and stock exchange for various journals and newspapers, as well as research reports on accounting standards, consolidated financial statements, and investment funds. He has conducted a proficiency study on the capital market and secondary market in Turkey and has completed a postgraduate thesis on the Kaydi system in the Turkish law system. He is currently working on his PhD thesis on stock splits in stock companies.

  • M. Hakan Kostepen

    Founder/Partner of the H&K Ventures, Silicon Valley, Hakan was the Strategy & Innovation Executive Director at Panasonic Silicon Valley Center responsible for Advanced Technologies & Innovation for loT and Mobility 4.0 concepts which he developed. Hakan has 25 years of experience with Panasonic, Ford Motor Company, EDS, and US Air Force around Advanced Technologies. He has many U.S. patents and has published many papers. Hakan is MIT Sloan Business School Executive Strategy & Innovation program graduate and has following degrees: University of North Dakota WEE, US Air Force — CMU MSA, and Istanbul Technical University BSEE.

  • Attny. Bülent Önder

    A graduate of Ankara University Faculty of Law, Bülent Önder started his career as a self-employed lawyer in 2016 after serving in various positions in the TRT Inspection Board for 29 years. Master's degree in radio and television from the International Academy of Broadcasting in Switzerland; He carried out his doctoral studies at the University of Westminster. Bülent Önder, an intellectual and industrial property expert, also works as an expert in courts in these fields. Bülent Önder, who is also an expert on European Union projects, has written various projects so far and has worked as a coordinator and director in these projects. He serves on the boards of directors of various NGOs and companies; He teaches Legal English and Media Law at Atılım University.

  • Emre Birak

    Emre Birak, born in 1987 in Adana, Turkey, is a finance professional with expertise in financial modeling, risk management, and derivative instruments. He was the first Turkish student admitted to the Department of Economy at the National Taras Shevchenko University in Kyiv, Ukraine, in 2005. After completing his undergraduate education in 2011, he worked as a financial analyst at Teletrade International and Granan Trade, and provided independent consultancy services to international institutions. In 2018, he became the founding partner of Fibo Investment & Financial Consulting Co. and provided financing for various projects in Turkey. He also led the establishment of Financial Offices that integrated the financial processes of the Istanbul and Adana Metropolitan Municipality, and Istanbul/Beşiktaş Municipalities with the Private Sector. In 2020, he co-founded Contra Health and Tech VC the first health-themed VC in Turkey. Currently, he serves as the Chairman of THEİA Optical and Defense Industries Inc. Emre Birak has given conferences on financial literacy and has published articles in various national journals of economy.

  • Kerem Kapancı

    Kerem Kapancı is a seasoned executive with extensive experience in finance and international business. He holds a BS from Georgetown University and has played pivotal roles in companies like Bain & Co, Turkcell, and more. He's had a significant impact as the CEO of Consortium Companies, contributing to the establishment of the Turkish Sovereign Wealth Fund. Currently, he serves as the Chairman of A1 Portfolio Management Company and on the boards of Pardus Venture Capital Investment Trust, Turk.net, and others. He's the Managing Partner of Focus Global Project, specializing in M&A and financing, and invests in tech startups. He also engages in non-profit activities, chairing Georgetown University's Alumni Admissions Program in Turkey.

Our Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board is a group of experienced entrepreneurs and executives who provide strategic guidance and support to our portfolio companies. They have a deep understanding of the startup ecosystem and can offer valuable insights and advice to our entrepreneurs. We are grateful for their guidance and support as we help our portfolio companies grow and succeed.

  • Tezcan Yarmancı

    He was born in Bor in the year 1942. In 1960, he graduated from Istanbul German High School. In 1966, he received his Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Hannover Technical University. In 1968, he completed his second Master's degree in Business Administration at the same university. In 1968, he started working as a specialist at Koç Holding Industrial Coordination. Between 1969 and 1971, he completed his military service as a reserve naval officer. He returned to his position at Koç Holding. In 1992, he was appointed as the General Manager and Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Turkish Airlines (THY). In 1993, he was appointed as the President of the Public Partnership Administration. After the passage of the Privatization Law No. 4046 in the Turkish Grand National Assembly, he resigned from all his public positions in 1994. He returned to the private sector and worked as the Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Hürriyet Gazetecilik ve Matbaacılık A.Ş. and Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Doğan Holding for a year. In 1996, he founded INVESTA Inc. to provide strategic consulting services. He also became a partner in EVG Investment Inc. He served as the Chairman of the Board for both companies. He provides consultancy services for several organizations. He is a member of TÜSİAD (Turkish Industry and Business Association). He served on the board of directors of this organization for a period. He is also a member of DEİK (Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey), Turkish-American Businessmen Association, Istanbul Rotary Club, Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation, and similar professional organizations. He was honored with the title of 'Honorary Commander of the Order of the British Empire' by the Queen of Great Britain. He is married and the father of two daughters. He is proficient in English and German.

  • Kimberly Kostepen

    Kimberly Kostepen is an experienced Site Director with demonstrated success in leading and managing all aspects of both academic and administrative operations. She has exceptional leadership and communication skills and has successfully created and maintained a positive culture and relationships with families, children, and staff. Kimberly has a Master's degree in Early Childhood Education and is certified in ESOL. She is an Ingram Scholar and an Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Early Childhood Education with Magna cum Laude honors. Kimberly has worked as a Director at Stanford and Early Learning Institute and as a Head Teacher at Early Learning Institute. She has experience as an Education Consultant and as an ESOL, Kindergarten, and Second Grade Teacher for Clayton County Public Schools.

  • Bob Roohparvar Ph.D.

    Dr. Bob Roohparvar – Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Batteroo – With over 35 years of electrical engineering and entrepreneurial experience, Dr. Roohparvar is no stranger to disrupting the power management industry, with a prolific patent portfolio. Prior to Batteriser, Dr. Roohparvar served as CEO and President of Flexpower, a subsidiary of Flextronics. After being told it couldn't be done, Dr. Roohparvar and his team re-designed the original iPhone charger, reducing size by 40% and creating the smallest charger in the world. Prior to Flexpower, Dr. Roohparvar served as Vice President and General Manager at Broadcom, in charge of their Power Management Business Unit. In addition to launching Batteriser, Dr. Roohparvar is also a professor at California State University, East Bay, teaching computer science and computer engineering classes. Dr. Roohparvar received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Iowa State University.

  • Frankie Roohparvar

    30+ years experience in solid state storage and memory technology industries. Prior positions include serving as CEO of Skyera, Vice President at HGST, WD, Vice President and GM at Micron Technology. Currently holds over 500 US patents in complex electrical systems. Holds an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University, and M.B.A.s from Columbia Business School and Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley.

Take Your Business to the Next Level

If you're ready to take your high-tech business to the next level, contact us today to learn more about how we can help.

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