We mentioned Sopsy, the easy and fast method of opening an online store, first in March 2013. Coming forth today with news of a new investment, the venture has announced receiving an investment of 2 Million TRY.
The latest investment to Sopsy, which received investments from Hasan Aslanoba, Alper Akcan, Emrah Kurtulmuş, Tunç Yalgın, and Cemal Dalar in previous years, came from Teknasyon, which has recently made its mark through its investments. Teknasyon made a series seed investment of 2 Million TRY in Sopsy, which has been serving as an e-commerce platform to individuals and small businesses for approximately 7 years. A reminder; Sopsy stands out as one of the easiest ways of selling the products you own.
Stating that Teknasyon has recently shown a strong interest in the field of fintech, co-founder of Teknasyon, Burak Sağlık, added that Sopsy is a company in the potential and business model of which they trusted. Mentioning his hopes that this cooperation with them would be auspicious, Sağlık also stated that they would continue to support various fintech ventures in Turkey, particularly open banking.
Highlighting that they would grow in the global market with the investments they received, Co-founder of Sopsy, Can Turanlı said 1.5 years ago, they moved their companies in Turkey to the USA in order to expand abroad and grow the already growing e-commerce market faster.
Stating that at Sopsy, with 'Direct' effortlessly creating a link and receiving payment, 'Picnic' free e-commerce website 'Fox' advanced e-commerce website solutions, they serve more than 8.000 individuals and businesses, Turan added that they made it possible for their customers to start selling effortlessly within 2 minutes, without having to deal with technical issues such as banking or payment institutions, integrations, installations. Sposy's target is to expand into global markets at the end of 2020 with the investment received from Teknasyon.