Marketinf offers “marketplaces-as-a-service”
27 Oct 2016
There are a number of service providers in Turkey focused on building marketplace sites. Now, Marketinf.com, a Turkish supplier of “marketplace software as a service” (MaaS), landed 230,000 TL ($75,000 U.S.) in investments at a company valuation of 1.9 million TL. Marketinf offers its service in Turkey and abroad.
The investors were String Ventures and Incubout SL.
Marketinf.com was launched in January this year by Demircan Celebi, one of the first developers of Metrekare.com, and Baris Palaska, an employee of Intel. Together they’ve launched eight marketplace websites in Turkey and Spain so far.
Marketinf.com, working out of the Technology Transfer Office of Bogazici University, tries to find a place in the global market with price and speed advantages. Marketinf.com aims at a segment between the popular services, such as SaaS-based Mirakl and Sharetribe, which are open-source marketplace platforms.
Marketinf.com differentiates itself from the competition, by implementing projects quickly and responding to customizing needs.
Marketinf.com offers special solutions to entrepreneurs wanting to launch classifieds, or marketplace platforms. The start-up generates its income from a set-up fee for infrastructure installed, and a monthly service fee.
As far as payment systems go, Marketinf.com offers integration with Iyzico in Turkey and Stripe outside Turkey.