Today we are happy to welcome Ali Karabey, Founding Partner at 212, a venture capital firm that backs B2B tech startups with 85 million dollars of commited capital and 170 million dollars in Assets Under Management. This year are launching their Fund III aiming for 70 million in size.
In this episode you’ll learn:
How the Turkish ecosystem has developed since 212 launched as the first fund in the region back in 2012
How understanding LPs and having a long-term approach to the relationship can make a real difference in your fundraise
How Ali thinks about investing in emerging markets and scale to invest outside of your region of comfort
How Ali has dealt with geopolitical risk and how - in that light - VC’s fluctuations can seem relatively small
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