About

6a00d83451a72369e201bb086ca75e970d-150wiCem Sertoglu is an entrepreneur and venture capital investor, focused on technology ventures in Turkey and CEE since 2006. He is currently a Partner at Earlybird Venture Capital in Istanbul. His personal investment highlights include YemekSepeti, the leading online meal delivery company that was acquired for $589m by Delivery Hero in 2015 in the largest exit to date in Turkish internet; GittiGidiyor, the first major Turkish internet exit to eBay in 2011, for $218m; and Grupanya, which is Turkey’s leading local commerce marketplace.

Previously, Cem was the Founder & CEO of SelectMinds in New York, the global leader in social recruiting and community management software. One of the social software pioneers, the company’s solutions enable the human capital management programs at some of the world’s largest companies. Prior to founding SelectMinds in 1999, Cem worked as a Strategy Consultant in New York for six years.

Cem has a BA in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin.

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