Partner, Earlybird Venture Capital
Cem Sertoglu is an entrepreneur and venture capital investor, focused on technology ventures in Turkey and CEE since 2006. He is currently a Partner at Earlybird Digital East Fund in Istanbul. His investment highlights include YemekSepeti and GittiGidiyor, the two largest exits in Turkish internet, as well as, Hazelcast, PropertyFinder, UiPath and Vivense. Previously, Cem was the Founder & CEO of SelectMinds (now a part of Oracle) in New York, the global leader in social talent management software. One of the social software pioneers, the company’s solutions enable the human capital management programs at some of the world’s largest companies. Prior to founding SelectMinds in 1999, Cem worked as a Strategy Consultant in New York for six years. Cem holds a BA in Economics from The University of Texas at Austin.