After three years, the Istanbul startup has more than 11.8 million daily active players.
Apple’s developer site is still down following a very public hacking attack by Ibrahim Balic last week, in which he downloaded over 100,000 developers’ private contact information. But Balic finally has what he wanted all along: recognition from Apple of his efforts.
Protestors against Turkey’s government ran a full-page ad in the New York Times today using money from a crowdfunding campaign. They have raised over $100K in one of Indiegogo’s fastest campaigns ever.
Turkish protestors have raised $86,000 on Indiegogo to place a full-page in the New York Times raising awareness about the current political situation in Turkey. It is one of Indiegogo’s fastest political campaigns ever.
Turkey is a hot market for social games, and it is growing in mobile as well. Game maker Kabam is getting in on the action with an exclusive distribution deal with Mynet.
Turkey is a tantalizing market for entrepreneurs. Yet the breakthrough many in Anatolia’s entrepreneurship space are waiting for seems distant.
The frontiers of e-commerce are wide open, and the countries of the Arab world could be the next online consumer hotspot.
Here are the startups that presented at the big Turkey start-up-investor event 4ki Istanbul last week.
Last week, I visited Turkey, and discovered what a lot of people are saying about this fascinating country: It’s the next developing hotspot for technology startups, especially for e-commerce.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmemxjLriUI&w=560&h=420] Biz Stone, the cofounder of avian-themed social network Twitter, has a thing for birds. That includes turkeys, so he’s going to spend November 19 in Orland, California, hanging out with turkeys, just chilling, instead of eating them.
Guest Post Developing markets are gaining speed and Middle East countries with young populations are at rise. With populations that are truly enthusiastic towards innovation, they are coming on strong in the technological market.
I’ll be traveling to Turkey next week to attend 4iX — the 4th Istanbul International Innovation Investors Xchange on November 15 and 16.
Peak Games has raised $11.5 million for its plan to become a social gaming powerhouse in emerging markets, the company announced today.