Mine Dedekoca

Mine has changed the course of her work life after 6 years of experience in Retail sector in multinational companies like Best Buy and Dixons Group Companies. After working in various roles as Merchandising Services Lead, IS Manager and Sales Development and Training Manager and Operations Manager, she followed her dream to become an entrepreneur.

Mine is currently the founder of Turkey’s first invitation website, Davetpostası.com. She’s also been working as Startup Mobilizer for Elance-oDesk Group since 2012. She’s been organizing and sponsoring events for startups to help develop the online startup ecosystem in Turkey. She’s Turkey Ambassador for an international startup, Startupblink, a Global Map of the entire Startup ecosystem. She’s an active player in the startup community and gives consultancy to local and international startups on retail, merchandising and marketing management.

With her passion to conquer new places and meet new people she traveled to more than 40 countries and shares her impressions on her personal blog.  Mine speaks fluent English and average French and is married with a son.