BuyBuddy Overview

  • Founded
  • 2016
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 13
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Accelerator/​Inc
  • Investors
  • 6

BuyBuddy General Information


Developer of a smart apparel shopping tag designed to help retailers manage inventory, customer behavior, and employee efficiency. The company's tag tracks item-level inventory, store associate performance, and customer behavior in real-time and also gives customers the option to automatically self-checkout on their phones, enabling retailers to spend more time on selling instead of managing inventory, shelves, and other daily store activities.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Other Industries
Business/Productivity Software
Primary Office
  • Istanbul
  • Turkey
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BuyBuddy Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
6. Accelerator/Incubator 30-Nov-2018 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Early Stage VC (Series B) 12-Nov-2018 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Accelerator/Incubator 05-Mar-2018 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Accelerator/Incubator 01-Sep-2017 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC 16-May-2017 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Accelerator/Incubator 01-Jan-2016 Completed Startup
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BuyBuddy Executive Team (4)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Ersel Gökmen Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Furkan Enchu Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Emir Çiftçioğlu Co-Founder & CIO
Erden Gökmen Co-Founder & Electronics and Operations Manager
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BuyBuddy Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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BuyBuddy Investors (6)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Retailtech Hub Accelerator/Incubator 000 0000 000000 0
500 Startups Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Lafayette Plug And Play Accelerator/Incubator Minority 000 0000 000000 0
IOT - Telco Labs Accelerator/Incubator Minority 000 0000 000000 0
500 Istanbul Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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