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Startup Grind Istanbul Hosts Melih Ödemiş (Yemeksepeti.com)

Startup Grind

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EET)

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Melih Ödemiş, Yemeksepeti.com

Melih Ödemiş is one of the pioneer Internet entrepreneurs in Turkey. Born in Istanbul - Turkey  (1976), he studied Computer Engineering and MBA at Bosphorus University. After one year of professional experience in Citibank, Melih founded yemeksepeti.com with his partners in 2000, which is the online food delivery giant in Turkey, active in +50 cities, processing +50000 orders every day. Also active in MENA (foodonclick.com), their aim is to be the leading online food delivery company in the region. Melih has been selected Endeavor Entrepreneur in 2007. Since then he has been actively engaging with Endeavor Ecosystem. Melih also is an active Angel Investor in Internet and technology companies. He is one of the co-founders of Galata Business Angels, which is one of the first business angel networks in Turkey. He has several investments in internet and mobile software companies, where he mostly acts as a mentor. He is a founding member of EO Turkey and acts as Forum Chair.
1976 İstanbul doğumlu olan Melih Ödemiş, 1995 yılında Avusturya Lisesi’ni bitirdi. Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Bilgisayar Mühendisliği Bölümü’nden 1999 yılında mezun olan Ödemiş,  bir yıl Citibank’ta çalıştı. Eş zamanlı olarak Boğaziçi Üniversitesi’nde İşletme Yüksek Lisans yapan Ödemiş,  2000’de ortaklarıyla birlikte yemeksepeti.com’u kurdu. 2002 yılında İşletme Yüksek Lisans’tan mezun olan Melih Ödemiş, Haziran 2013’e kadar kurucu ortak ve Bilgi Teknolojileri Müdürü olarak görev yaptığı yemeksepeti.com’da halen ortak ve Yönetim Kurulu üyesi olarak yer alıyor. 2007 yılında Endeavor Girişimcisi seçilen Ödemiş, girişimci ve yönetici şapkasının yanısıra girişimciliği desteklemek üzere hem melek yatırımcı olarak hem de organizasyonlar bazında çalışmalar sürdürüyor. Melek yatırımcı olarak Galata Business Angels ile birlikte çalışıyor ve E-Tohum organizasyonu kapsamında girişimcileri destekliyor. Ayrıca Gıda Bankacılığı Derneği ve EO Türkiye’nin de kurucu üyeleri arasında. Etkinliğimizde yemek ve içecek ikramı yapılacak olup, giriş ücreti 20 TL kapıda tahsil edilecektir.  
Agenda   6:00 Networking and Food
7:00 Fireside Chat
8:00 Networking

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Ozan Sonmez, Istanbul Turkey Chapter Director

Ozan started his career at Deloitte and served in managerial positions for 8 years in the financial services sector. He transitioned into business development roles in a private university, then to entrepreneurship and impact investment roles with Angel Wings Ventures where he launched the AWV's Turkish office. He's a NBIA certified incubation manager and is passionate about teaching, supervising, motivating entrepreneurs as a jury, mentor, trainer in international events like MIT GIST and various national start-up events. He's the co-creator of Social Change Labs, the first social entrepreneurship incubation program and is most proud of this. He has an MBA and an MS in Environmental Social Sciences and loves tattoos btw

Email: Ozan@startupgrind.com | Twitter: @mrozansonmez

Global Partners

Google Cloud

Google Cloud Platform is offering developers $2,000 of credit to start building applications on Google App Engine and Google Compute Engine. App Engine is a full development stack (PaaS), and Compute Engine lets you run workloads on Linux virtual machines (IaaS). Apply to receive credit at cloud.google.com/starterpack and use verification code: sg-org.

Local Partners



Özyeğin Universitesi Girişim Fabrikası


What is Startup Grind?

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 50 cities and 20 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.

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When & Where

YemekSepeti Kampusu
Bestekar Sevki Bey Sokak No:16-18 Balmumcu Besiktas
Istanbul, 34349

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EET)

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