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Saygin Yalcin-The Region’s Online Business Guru (#2)

“If you have a 1% chance, try 100 times.” – Saygin Yalcin

Saygin Yalcin is the CEO (Chief Executive Officer) & founder of Sellanycar.com, which is an online car selling platform by using this platform customers can sell their used cars & he also founded Sukar.com which is the first online private shopping club in the Middle East.

He was born into a Turkish family on 14th May 1985. He is a German origin entrepreneur, his journey to become the CEO of Sellanycar.com is quite interesting. At his family`s will, he had to complete a three-month internship at a hospital where he understood that medicine is not a profession for him & decided to study in WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany.
He went to various top business schools to complete his study which includes WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management-Germany, ITAM, Mexico.


Saygin is an Entrepreneur who started from nothing and was able to live up his dream, he came to Dubai with a few pennies and a bag pack. He was always focused in life what he wanted to achieve and ready to do whatever it takes. At starting of his career, he was able to get a job with many industry leaders like L’Oréal, BMW etc. Through his job, he was able to get experience and began the thoughts of founding his own company.


He started his first company in Germany & later move to United State of Arab Emirates were eventually founded sukar.com which was the first online private shopping club in the Middle East. Which he sold to Souq.com group in April 2012. Which in future helped him to open his own business.
The story behind the creation of sellanycar.com is an inspiring one as it is based on a real-life problem faced by many of us .

the story behind the creation of sellanycar.com

The idea of creating an empire from creating a platform which solves a problem faced by us all may sound bizarre but by using his skills and experience he was able to do it, and this made him who he is today.
Many of us dream about being an entrepreneur, working for themselves and live an amazing life, very few of us can achieve and try to put everything they have and are willing to sacrifice it all to be their own boss.
He has received many awards for his business including technology innovator of the year and is ranked amongst the top ten entrepreneurs in the Middle East, he was also recognized as a UBS industry leader due to his fortune


He also created a YouTube channel with more than 200,000 subscribers in which he offers his advice and started a show startup a hero for the same motive.
“It takes 10 years to become an overnight success.”- Saygin Yalcin

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