Can Saracoglu

Founding partner, seedstars URU Capital

Can Saracoglu is a serial entrepreneur and investor with five exits – two as a co-founder and three as a VC. He is a lecturer at Bogazici University, teaching entrepreneurship. He also supports the accelerator programs of Istanbul Technical University.
Can Saracoglu provided consulting and advisory services for the establishment of the Corporate VC arm of Ford Otosan. Currently, he is an investment committee member of the fund, Driventure. He also advises MEXT about the program design and collaboration with Plug and Plays’s recently established regional hub in Istanbul.
He is the founding partner of String Ventures, a seed, and early-stage VC fund, with a portfolio
of disruptive startups in Silicon Valley, Turkey, and Eastern Europe. Currently, he is in the
process of raising a new venture capital fund: Seedstars URU Capital.