Close Many team members at Unicorn Nest are Ukrainians affected by Russian aggression. We do our best to solve any issues and answer your questions in the shortest possible time frames but some delays are possible.


Investor type Micro VC
Founders Ali Karabey Numan Numan


Unlock datapoints

Portfolio analytics



News & Media

Add fund to favorites
Save this fund for later to form your own custom list of funds
This summary is composed by our algorithm based on the analysis of the deals. If you think that some of this information is not accurate, please let us know about it and provide any supporting evidences if possible. Such cases will be analyzed by our ML-algorithm and implemented in our database, which will improve this summary.
Total investments 37
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 28
Rounds per year 3.36
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • E-Commerce
  • Information Technology
  • SaaS
  • Artificial Intelligence

212 appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2011. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Istanbul. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in Turkey.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the 212, startups are often financed by Speedinvest, Pachicle Invest, International Finance Corporation. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Aslanoba Capital, Wamda Capital, Speedinvest. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by International Finance Corporation, Aslanoba Capital, HomeAway.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 3 or 4 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline, Flat4Day, INSIDER. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Cosmetics, E-Commerce. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Turkey.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 15 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. This 212 works on 24 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2012.

This organization was formed by Ali Karabey, Numan Numan. The overall number of key employees were 3.

Read more

Funds with similar focus

Funds from Turkey
Funds with similar focus located in Turkey:
Funds with the same geo focus
Funds with similar geography of portfolio companies:
Funds doing lead investments
Funds with similar focus acting as lead investors:

Look at other 50 related and similar funds Collapse list
Fund NameLocation
7home Hanoi, Vietnam
AAJ Capital LLC -
Dianke Xinghe Fund Chengdu, China, Sichuan
Forgame China, Guangdong, Guangzhou
Guoguang Electric Company Ltd China, Japan, Kagoshima Prefecture
Kalamazoo Angels -
Kataweb Italy, Lazio, Rome
Kuok Ventures Central, Central Region, Singapore
LivWell Ventures Austin, Texas, United States
Next-Gen Ventures California, Pacific Palisades, United States
NUMA New York New York, New York, United States
Pioneer Venture Partners Kirkland, United States, Washington
Prime Mont V.C Beijing, Beijing, China
Rover Seattle, United States, Washington
Smallcap World Fund California, Los Angeles, United States
Structure Fund California, Los Angeles, United States
SV Investment Corp Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea
Trailhead Capital Boulder, Colorado, United States
Wainbridge Capital England, London, United Kingdom
Xinyu Jiuheng Touzi Guanli Zhongxin China, Jiangxi, Xinyu

Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Bolt Insight

Market Research
$1M21 Jun 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

The Hub21

STEM Education
$300K26 May 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


Human Resources
$2M11 May 2022 Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey


Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Digital Marketing
Lead Management
$121M28 Feb 2022 Singapore, Central, Singapore


Artificial Intelligence
Fleet Management
Last Mile Transportation
Mobile Apps
Same Day Delivery
09 Aug 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Fazla Gıda

Food Delivery
Information Technology
Professional Services
Waste Management
$2M13 Jul 2021 Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

Trio Mobil

Big Data
Enterprise Software
Internet of Things
$2M01 Jul 2021 Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

Artboard Studio

Brand Marketing
Digital Marketing
Graphic Design
Product Design
Video Editing
$750K08 Jun 2021 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Cyber Security
Software Engineering
$1M19 Apr 2021 Budapest, Hungary


  • No reviews are submitted yet.
Do you want more?
We provide dozens of additional datapoints about this fund.
Sign up and get access to full fund profile and advanced analysis.
Full team
Industries heatmap
Stages heatmap
Georgaphy breakdown
Portfolio analysis
Performance indexes
Latest highlights
Unlock all data
Do you represent 212?
Get access to manage this page
Get in touch
Found incorrect info? Let us know!

You can raise money with us faster

Get matched with relevant funds

Find decision makers data

Connect with investors by email

Remind me later
...and save more than 200 hours*
*-Our recommendation and outreach system saves up to 200 hours of founder time on fundraising for seed and series A+ startups
We use LinkedIn only to verify your account. We don't import or message your contacts, nor post on your behalf.
By creating an account, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
Crunchbase icon

Content report

The following text will be sent to our editors: