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212 (venture capital)

212 (venture capital)

212 is a venture capital firm based in Luxembourg.

212 is a venture capital firm specializing in early venture, mid venture, and late venture investments. The firm focuses on investments in internet, communication, and technology companies with a focus on software, social gaming, eCommerce, mobile, social media, and the cloud. It seeks to invest in Turkey, the CEE region, and the Middle East countries. 212 was founded in 2011 and is based in Luxembourg, Istanbul and Doha .

History

212 was founded on Dec 2, 2011, by Ali Karabey and Numan Numan with the vision of investing in Turkey and its region. The headquarters are located in Luxembourg with two additional offices in Istanbul , Turkey and Doha, Qatar.

Investments

212 invests in B2B technology startups. The firm invests between $0.5 million and $3 million in its portfolio companies. It prefers to take a minority stake in its companies. 212 has made 16 investments. On Jan 19, 2017, they invested $12M in iyzico. 212 has raised a total of $64.4M across 2 funds. The 212 Regional Fund II was announced on Oct 18, 2018, and raised a total of €30M.

Timeline

April 18, 2019

Investing in ODC

March 7, 2019

Investment in digital signage firm Omma.

October 18, 2018

212 Regional Fund II

€30M

January 19, 2017

iyzico

Series C - iyzico

$12M

September 19, 2016

INSIDER.

Series A - INSIDER.

$2.2M

May 26, 2015

iyzico

Series B - iyzico

$6.2M

August 26, 2014

iyzico

Series B - iyzico

$1.4M

June 9, 2014

Flat4Day

Series B - Flat4Day

$6M

March 5, 2014

Solvoyo

Venture Round - Solvoyo

$1M

August 27, 2013

Solvoyo

Series B - Solvoyo

$250K

July 3, 2013

Evim.net

Series A - Evim.net

$5M

July 3, 2013

HotelRunner

Seed Round - HotelRunner

$1.5M

June 28, 2013

Flat4Day

Series A - Flat4Day

$2.5M

December 2, 2011

212 Limited is founded

December 2, 2011

212 Capital Partners Fund

$30M

People

Name
Role
Related Golden topics

Ali H. Karabey

Founding Partner



Ezabel Nihmet

Chief Financial Officer



Ipek Celiksoz

Associate



Maher Hakim

Partner



Numan Numan

Founding partner



Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Gaziantep Zirve Üniversitesi Etkili Özgeçmiş Oluşturma ve Mülakat Semineri | Kariyer Rehberi

Editor

Web



Meet Maher Hakim, 212's Newest Partner - 212.vc - Medium

Numan Numan

Web



Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

17 Şubat 2012 - Etohum Kampı Antalya / Ali Karabey+

28 February 2012

Ali Karabey: Why not an accelerator?



Kolektif House Explore | Ali Karabey - Managing Director at 212



Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Arcade Monk







Balerin







Butigo







Evim







Hazinem







Hemen Kiralik







Hotel Runner







Insider







iyzico







ODC

Oguz Küçükbarak

Istanbul



Omma

Tolga Şen

Istanbul



Parca Deposu







Vizera







References