In the third quarter of 2021, the amount of investment made in startups in Turkey reached 109 million dollars. The gaming sector was the sector that received the most investment with a total of 42 investments in the first nine months of the year. The total amount of investment in the games is 238 million dollars.
According to the 2021 Third Half Turkey Startup Ecosystem Investment Report prepared by StartupCentrum, 109 million dollars were invested in startups during this period. With 80 investments made in the third quarter of this year, the number of enterprises that received total investment in the first nine months of the year increased to 220. The rate of increase in the number of investments in the third quarter of 2021 was announced as 12,7% compared to the second quarter.
Game first, finance second
The game industry, which continues its growth without slowing down, received 10 more investments in the last quarter, meeting with a total of 42 investments in the first nine months of the year. According to the report, at least one gaming startup was invested every week for the first nine months of 2021. In the financial sector, which received the most investment after the gaming sector, 20 investments were made.
10 million dollars investment in 2,3 investments
Mesut Şenel, Founder of IFASTURK Education, R&D and Support, said that the game industry has attracted 238 million dollars of investment in total, and said, “The game industry, which received an investment of 2,3 million dollars in the last quarter, reached a total investment of 238 million dollars. We contribute to the strengthening of the ecosystem by providing consultancy to all new entrepreneurs and stakeholders in the gaming industry on government support and company establishment when entering the industry.” said.