About Hedef Girişim Sermayesi Yatırım Ortaklığı A.Ş.
Hedef Venture Capital Investment Trust is established under the umbrella of Hedef Holding, which makes direct or indirect investments in many sectors, primarily in finance and technology. Founded in 2012 and with a registered capital of TL 2 billion, Hedef VCIT aims to invest in venture companies that have sustainable growth performance and high profitability targets and are in need of funding. Hedef Girişim Sermayesi Yatırım Ortaklığı A.Ş. is closely involved in different sectors such as real sector, fintech, software, gaming, real estate, agriculture and food, marketing, press and publishing, education, logistics, medical health products, polycarbonate, polymer, plastic and plastic-like products, logistics, renewable energy, consulting, blockchain, crypto and SaaS. It has investments in over 15 companies from these sectors.
Hedef Girişim Sermayesi Yatırım Ortaklığı A.Ş. does not discriminate between sectors in its investments. It evaluates all kinds of projects that can contribute to the economic and social development of Turkey, which has a high competitive advantage and the potential to create large markets.
Hedef Girişim Sermayesi Yatırım Ortaklığı A.Ş. focuses not only on investing but also on creating value in the ecosystem. Investments are made in innovative projects of visionary entrepreneurs with high growth potential. It provides financing and managerial support to SMEs that suffer from capacity and financing constraints despite being in an advantageous position compared to their competitors in terms of products/services. It works to create the necessary infrastructure for the development of venture capital and business angels models in our country and to increase awareness on them.
Hedef Girişim Sermayesi Yatırım Ortaklığı A.Ş.'s investment strategy basically consists of three focal points. To bring projects and companies that have a potential to provide competitive advantage through technological differences, offer a service or product portfolio with a commercial market and development potential; and have developed/can potentially develop new products, methods, systems and techniques into the Turkish economy
In light of this fundamental strategy, Hedef Girişim Sermayesi Yatırım Ortaklığı A.Ş. acts with the mission of contributing to the growth and corporate structuring processes of innovative entrepreneurs in the start-up, growth or advanced stages by supporting their products and projects with competitive advantages that will contribute to the Turkish economy.
Since its establishment, Hedef Girişim Sermayesi Yatırım Ortaklığı A.Ş. has been providing growth financing to entrepreneurs, as well as cooperation and consultancy in structuring their roadmaps, institutionalization, strategy, effectiveness, management and efficiency. With its large financial holding structure, as an investment strategy, it selects startups that we can walk together on this long road and invests in companies that have the potential for growth and public offerings with Pre_Ipo, since it has the tools to be by the side of the startups from their initial investments to their later investment rounds and finally to their public offerings.
Hedef Girişim Sermayesi Yatırım Ortaklığı A.Ş. also holds a 30% stake in Hedef Investment Bank, which was established with a capital of TL 500 million and is publicly traded on Borsa Istanbul A.Ş. under the code HDFGS.