Dilek Dayinlarli

Managing Partner

Dilek is founder and Managing Partner at ScaleX Ventures.

Before founding ScaleX, she was an investor at 212 Capital Partners, an early-stage technology venture capital. She invested in companies like IyziCo, the biggest Fintech company in MENA, Insider, global marketing automation software, Hemenkiralik.com, the online marketplace for people to list.

Before 212, Dilek worked at Groupon as a Director, Management Consultant at Accenture and Business Developer at Koc Group. She started her career in the USA, where she held different project management positions and also created her start-up.

Currently, Dilek is working closely with ScaleX Companies at the board level and investing deal by deal basis.

Dilek is one of the first Kauffman Fellows, chosen from Turkey and distinguished by scholarship. She is also founding member and leader of Arya Women Investment Platform. She has been an invited mentor and speaker at ITU (Istanbul Technical University), ODTU (Middle Eastern Technical University), KWORKS, Endeavor and Stanford University.

Dilek received a B.S. honors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Yildiz Technical University and MBA from Johnson & Wales University.

Dilek is chosen as one of the most successful Women Leaders in Turkey in 2017 by her contributions and impact on Tech Sector.