Selma Bahcivanoglu

Investment | Simya VC

After receiving her BA degree in Political Science and International Relations, Selma received her MA degree on Modern Turkish History from Boğaziçi University focusing on Turkey-EU Relations in her thesis. She started her career in the media and publicity sector as a project coordinator and editor for various TV programs and documentaries broadcasted on different platforms. She was a project coordinator for significant international organizations on global political issues. For nearly ten years, she managed and executed entrepreneurship and incubation programs from idea to globalization, ITU Çekirdek, Innogate, and ITU Magnet Acceleration in Istanbul Technical University’s Technology Park, İTÜ ARI Teknokent. Lastly, she managed a venture-building studio and worked with founders to ensure their scaling. Selma is the Managing Director in Simya VC.