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Published on March 8th, 2018 | by SayginYalcin

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Sabah: Sırt çantasıyla gitti milyoner oldu

Dubai’de moda şirketi kurup ardından 700 milyon euroya satan Saygın Yalçın, şimdi jet sosyete hayatı sürüyor

Almanya’nın Bremen kentinde yasayan ve dokuz yıl önce üniversiteyi bitirdikten sonra Dubai’ye giden Saygın Yalçın (33) şirketini 700 milyon euroya Amazon’a sattı. Bremen’de 40 metrekarelik bir dairede yaşadığını anlatan Yalçın, sadece bir sırt çantasıyla gittiği Dubai’de şimdi 1000 kisi çalıştırıyor. Dubai’de internet üzerinden satış yaptığı moda şirketini büyüterek, Amazon.com’a 700 milyon euroya satan Yalçın, artık otomobil alıp, açık artırma yoluyla satıyor. Yalçın, sürekli yeni şirketler kurup büyütüyor ve bunları önemli kârlar elde ederek elinden çıkartıyor.

Source: Sabah

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Saygin is the Founder & CEO of the Middle East's (ME) first & largest car buying service, SellAnyCar.com and Founder of the first & largest online private shopping club in the ME, Sukar.com, which has been acquired by Souq.com, making him Partner at the Souq.com and Jabbar Internet Group, becoming the largest ecommerce company in the Arab world, with 3000+ employees. In its largest acquisition outside the US to date, Amazon.com has acquired Souq.com Group. He has been selected as a UBS Industry Leader, a network of Ultra-High-Net-Worth Individuals. He was also Advisory Board Member & Academic Lecturer of Entrepreneurship at the Canadian University of Dubai. He was referred to as "the region's online business guru" by the National newspaper in the UAE, while Arabian Business named him as "one of the region's finest young entrepreneurs and a major part of the entrepreneurial scene in recent years". Fortune magazine (mag) named him in the 40 under 40 list, as one of the most influential young people in business, Entrepreneur mag ME awarded SellAnyCar.com, with Saygin at its helm, as the "Fastest Growing Company in the ME", while the National newspaper sees it among a handful of tech companies to "have the potential to break the $1bn barrier". In a cover story, Entrepreneur mag ME titled him as "undoubtedly one of the youngest & most successful internet entrepreneurs in the ME”, awarded SellAnyCar.com as "Technology Innovator of the Year”, while Khaleej Times awarded him as the Technology Leader. Gulf Business selected him as 1 of the Top 10 Entrepreneurs in ME. In a cover story, Arabian Business counts him as 1 of the most successful entrepreneurs to call Dubai home. During the World Government Summit, HH Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed, Minister of Interior of the UAE, presented Saygin as an inspiring story for the country, in the presence of world leaders, incl. HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.



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