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Damla Gönül

Turkmix

Damla Gönül Damla Gönül
“I saw an opportunity to create the first fast-food business offering traditional Turkish fare.”
Country
Turkey
Industry
Consumer
Employees
25
Year selected
2008
partners
Elda Karakoç, Aydın Şeker
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Company Snapshot

Founded by three business-savvy cousins (Damla, Aydin, and Elda) from the Black Sea port town of Samsun, Turkmix is the first restaurant chain worldwide to offer traditional Turkish foods in a professional, fast-food environment. With four successful restaurants already in operation and the fast-food market in Turkey growing at an estimated 10-15% a year, Turkmix’s potential is enormous.

Endeavor and Turkmix

The Entrepreneurs have secured financing from an Endeavor Turkey VentureCorps member, who became a partner and majority shareholder.

Endeavor Turkey is currently helping re-brand the firm through mentorship and key introductions.

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