Arya Women Investment Platform is Turkey’s only women focused investment platform. Through its investors, Arya channels “smart money” in women led businesses.

For Entrepreneurs… we aim to add value to everyone we meet, through our meetings, events or simply introduce you to the right people. We match selected entrepreneurs to the right investors that can add value to their business. Once funded, you can benefit from expertise and guidance of our team, common resources and synergies with other portfolio companies. We are stronger together!

For Investors… For novice and seasoned investors alike, out motto is “have a little fun, do a little good, make a little money”. We streamline the deal flow, legal work and post-investment governance processes for you. Seasoned investors can have hands on impact on the entrepreneurs as lead investors, and new investors can learn by doing and work their way up to be a lead investor.

For more information on our investment process please click here

  • Less than 9% of entrepreneurs in Turkey are women.
  • 96% of investment goes to men.
  • Their biggest obstacle for women is access to financing.
  • Women are the largest underutilized asset in the world.
  • Women spend most of their money on their families and communities.
  • Women employ more women.

The solution: #InvestInWomen

Arya Entrepreneurs

Our goal is to match with investors and risk partners success, growth promising companies of women’s leadership that will help them and add value.

Our process until the completion of the investment from the applicant takes approx 6 months. Important for us to provide benefits to all entrepreneurs who apply to us .

Even if your investment process is not positive resulted you can get useful feedbacks and mentoring during this time. You will receive your back the power of being part of a platform such as the Arya.


Arya Investors

Do you want companies with women’s leadership in your investment portfolio?

Arya investors are also entrepreneurs. Investors also gain experience about investing, which usually provides a new perspective for their own companies. Arya investors are successful business people and true mentors at core.

Do a little learn,
Do a little favour,
Make a little money.

Best ideal investment is investing in a woman you believe, you know the business or sector.




This annual award is given to extraordinary women who inspire change and show great leadership. Fatos Buyukkusoglu Strong Women Award is given Ahu Serter Founder of Arya Women Investment Platform and her sister Gamze Buyukkusoglu’s mother’s honour the women changed the world with their success stories and inspiring other women. She grow up as strong individuals her both two daughter Fatos Buyukkusoglu was inspiring mother, artist and business women.  With Ahu Serter’s words:

“My mother was an amazing woman. She was a doctor, an art lover, an entrepreneur and inspired everyone around her. My mother taught us that we could do anything. We need more women like that. ” – Ahu Serter, founder ARYA

The 2016 Fatos Buyukkusoglu Strong Woman is Canan Dagdeviren.