Nevzat Aydın is the co-founder and global CEO of Yemeksepeti.com, the leading online food delivery portal in Turkey.
Born in 1976, Nevzat Aydın holds a computer engineering degree from Boğazici University. After completing his studies he went to University of San Francisco to do his MBA. During his stay in Silicon Valley he had his inspiration to start Yemeksepeti.com and returned back to Istanbul to persue his endeavor.
May 2015, Yemeksepeti was acquired by the global leader Delivery Hero with the biggest valuation ever yet in Turkish Internet History. Nevzat Aydın was among the 150 entrepreneurs invited from all around the world to the Entrepreneurship Summit held by USA President Barack Obama in April, 2010. In 2013 and 2015, he was named number one on Fortune’s “40 Under 40” list. He was honered with the Philantrophy Award of American Turkish Society in 2017.
Currently, Mr. Aydın is a board member of Endeavor Turkey, TOBB (Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey), Young Entrepreneurs and American Turkish Society, advisory board member of Allianz, trustees board member of Boğaziçi University and a founding member of Galata Business Angels. As an active angel investor he currently has 28 investments. Nevzat Aydın is also a board member of MAVI Company.
REFERENCE: Nevzat Aydın (endeavor.org.tr, 26.02.2021), Nevzat Aydın (yemeksepeti.com, 26.02.2021), Nevzat Aydın (Linkedin, 26.02.2021).