Local initiative OLEV, which provided VIP vehicle calling service through mobile application, received 1 million TL investment from Istanbul Startup Angels. Among the investors of the company which has completed the third investment round are Hande Enes and Murat Kantarci.
Olev’s founder Ertunc Ciris, said, “I believe that Olev, who made his mark in the field, is getting stronger with the investment of Istanbul Startup Angels and its members. This investment will be a very important milestone in our goal of becoming the best local brand. After a year of studying, Olev continues to grow in the last quarter of 2016. We continue to increase our active vehicle count. In this way, our passengers are able to supply vehicles in very short periods of time like 5 minutes in many regions of Istanbul. As a comfortable and safe brand of adrese transportation, we will continue our efforts in order to provide high quality service that Istanbul residents deserve. ”
Istanbul Gulsum ciraci, founding partner of Startup Angels, said, “We realized our tenth angel investment. In numerical terms, it was the biggest angel investment tour in Turkey in recent period. There are several reasons for investing in Olev. The province is our strong belief in the sharing economy. It is pleasing that foreign initiatives come to Turkey in this area, but it was a factor that attracted us as a local initiative of Olev.
In addition, the vision of Ertunc ciris overlaps with our vision. We think that Olev’s and its representative system is a value for the Turkish economy and that Olev will provide significant contributions in removing the informal economy in the transportation sector. We expect a success story starting from the region and extending to the region “.