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Saygin Yalcin

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Saygin Yalcin
Native name
Saygın Yalçın
ResidenceDubai, United Arab Emirates
EducationWHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management
Known forFounding

Saygin Yalcin (Turkish: Saygın Yalçın)[1] is a German entrepreneur and academic lecturer of Turkish origin, living in Dubai. His businesses are mainly in marketing and online merchandising.[1][citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Saygin was born to Turkish parents who had immigrated to Germany and resided in Bremen.[2] In his teen years he was a skilled footballer who played in German junior league A-Junioren Bundesliga.[2]


He studied in Germany and later in the United States and Mexico. He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany.


One of his earliest jobs was marketing and sales for BMW in 2004. He also worked for Capgemini and L’Oreal. He first started his entrepreneurial career by founding a business in Germany. Later he moved to the United Arab Emirates, where he founded After selling it to, he later established[3][4] becoming its CEO.[5][6] He is also well known in social media.[5] He is a visiting instructor on entrepreneurship in Canadian University of Dubai.[7] His YouTube channel produces the show Startup Hero where selected viewers pitch their idea to Yalcin and other investors for funding.[8][9]


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