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  • We are here to spot and support the growth of
    innovative ideas and cutting edge technologies
    reshaping automotive industry and mobility space
    Drive us to the Future
    Learn More
  • We are here to spot and support the growth of
    innovative ideas and cutting edge technologies
    reshaping automotive industry and mobility space
    Drive us to the Future
    Learn More
  • We are here to spot and support the growth of
    innovative ideas and cutting edge technologies
    reshaping automotive industry and mobility space
    Drive us to the Future
    Learn More

Welcome to Driventure

Driventure is the Special Purpose Entity of Ford Otosan, in charge of venture capital, established in 2019, seeking strategic value creation for fostering company’s future. Driventure exclusively invests in seed and early-stage start-ups with innovative solutions, disruptive technologies especially in autotech vertical. Also we aim to collaborate with ambitious entrepreneurs to develop disruptive technologies to transform transportation while nurturing corporate venture ecosystem.

FOCUS AREA

We are focusing on the following investment and collaboration areas

Autonomous Vehicles

Transportation platform with cab-less autonomous vehicle

Connected Vehicles

Equipped with technology that enables a connection between other vehicles, infrastructure and a consumer wireless device

Automotive Customer Experience

Mobile and digital distribution network responding to changing customer transportation needs in a fast and flexible manner

Smart Mobility

Smart mobility solution provider that helps you move through your day smarter, better and easier

Industry 4.0

Processes integrated from order placement to delivery by using smart and self-learning automation

Electric Vehicle

Technologies enabling emission free vehicles

What We Provide for Startups?

Strategic Partnership

Alongside of investment activity, we propose to collaborate with startups providing our resources such as product developement capabilities, technical know-how, access to production facilities, testing and validation.

PoC Opportunity

We provide use case to foster your product development. We could be platform provider while performing the PoC backed by Ford Otosan.

Automotive Know How

Startups benefit from our long term automotive industry experience and broad network. Ford Otosan has the biggest and most capable R&D organisation of the Turkish automotive industry.

Business Opportunity

We support startups with in-depth industry knowledge and early access to potential customers and markets.


Our Team

Haydar Yenigün
Haydar Yenigün
Haydar Yenigün
CHAIRMAN | GM FO
Dave Johnson
Dave Johnson
Dave Johnson
VICE CHAIRMAN DEPUTY | GM FO
Oğuz Toprakoğlu
Oğuz Toprakoğlu
Oğuz Toprakoğlu
CFO FO
Gül Ertuğ
Saibe Gül Ertuğ
Saibe Gül Ertuğ
MEMBER | GENERAL MANAGER
Gül Ertuğ
Saibe Gül Ertuğ
Saibe Gül Ertuğ
DRIVENTURE GENERAL MANAGER
Can Saraçoğlu
Can Saraçoğlu
Can Saraçoğlu
STRING VENTURES PARTNER
Güner Demirural
Güner Demirural
Güner Demirural
FO SMART TECHNOLOGIES & INNOVATION MANAGER

Contact

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