Published on October 7th, 2013 | by SayginYalcin0
Saygin Yalcin on “Eye on Careers” show
Click here to listen to the interview: Saygin Yalcin on “Eye on Careers” show – October 2013
Saygin Yalcin is a German entrepreneur with Turkish descent. He is best known as the Founder & CEO of SellAnyCar.com, Founder of the first and largest online private shopping club in the Middle East, Sukar.com and Partner at Jabbar Internet Group, the holding company that emerged through the sale of the world’s largest Arab online community Maktoob.com to Yahoo! in September 2009. Saygin is also Partner at Souq.com Group, the largest ecommerce company in the Arab world owning companies, such as Souq.com, CashU.com and QExpress. Moreover, Saygin is Academic Lecturer of Entrepreneurship and Ecommerce at the Canadian University of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
In 2011, Saygin has been awarded as one of the United Arab Emirates’ Hot 100 personalities and, in 2012, nominated for the country’s “Personality of the Year” award by ITP, the UAE’s largest publishing group.
Something you wouldn’t know about Saygin is he wanted to become an aesthetic plastic surgeon and conducted a voluntary internship as a nurse. One day in a surgery in a central hospital in Germany his fellow nurse and boss said, before she fired him — “You would be the worst doctor, but the best business man”.
And that’s where it all started for Saygin Yalcin.
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