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Three of ACT's portfolio companies are among the highest-funded Turkish startups in 2021

2021 has been an outstanding year for the global startup ecosystem, with increased investment sizes, the emergence of new players, and all-time high valuations. Global investors are seeking alternative ways to create value from their investments while hedging themselves against inflationary pressures, and economic, geopolitical, and social risks. Investing in startups remains attractive, as it provides early access to opportunities with high-return potential and the chance to partake in the exponential growth of a future innovation powerhouse.

According to Year in Review report, Turkish startups reached a new peak in 2021 with a total investment of $1.5bn from angel investors and venture capital funds, with significant interest in tech startups. three of ACT’s portfolio companies—cybersecurity validation platform Picus Security, AI-driven intelligent software provider Eatron Technologies, and next-generation therapeutics company RS Research—were among the 12 highest-funded startups in Turkey in 2021.

Read more about the Turkish startup ecosystem development in 2021.