Enis HulliGeneral Partner at 500 Istanbul
Enis Hulli is a General Partner at 500 Istanbul. Educated as an engineer he has a firm grasp of the technological aspect of the startup world and the ambition and knowledge to see the global potential in the regional startup scene. That is why, rather than venturing on the civil engineer path, he founded first seed, a network of investors focusing on early stages investments. He aims to cultivate and grow the Turkish startup ecosystem, help talented entrepreneurs of the broader region and the diaspora in building explosive businesses that will integrate with Silicon Valley. His goal is to position 500 Istanbul as the leading actor in the region in order to re-shape the future of innovation in EMEA.
500 Istanbul is an early-stage VC fund within the 500 Global network, a leading global venture capital seed fund and accelerator with over 2,600 investments in more than 75 countries and 45 unicorns. 500 Istanbul's mission is to back seed-stage technology companies targeting sizeable markets and help them scale globally. Launched in August of 2016, 500 Istanbul has 38 portfolio companies that have collectively raised more than $2B in follow-on funding.