Melis Gençtürk

Vice President at Revo Capital

Melis Gençtürk is the Vice President of Revo Capital, the largest venture capital fund in Turkey, renowned for its successful track record with two funds totaling $180 million in AUM. Supported by international organizations such as EBRD, DEG, EIF, and IFC, Revo Capital has made 40 strategic investments in emerging tech companies across Turkey, Eastern Europe, and the Baltics.

Revo Capital was also the first institutional investor in companies like Getir, Param, TransferGo, Midas, and Ikas, all of which have become category-leading tech companies. With 14 successful exits under its belt, Revo Capital is currently in the process of raising its third fund, with the goal of bridging the funding gap for Series A+ technology companies and nurturing seed-stage startups through R&D operations in the region, helping them evolve into global tech companies.

Melis closely collaborates with Revo Capital’s portfolio companies to help them achieve their full potential, aligning with Revo Capital’s ‘smart-money’ investment approach. She employs a dual-pronged strategy: on one hand, she supports technology startups in Turkey, guiding them from fundraising to marketing to become global brands; on the other hand, she introduces specific technological software solutions, primarily sourced from Eastern Europe, to the Turkish market, leveraging the opportunities presented by the local market.

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