Cem Sertoglu is an entrepreneur and venture capital investor, focused on technology ventures in Emerging Europe since 2006. He is currently a Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Earlybird Digital East Fund (DEF) in Istanbul. DEF’s investment highlights include UiPath, Trendyol, Peak Games, YemekSepeti, GittiGidiyor, Hazelcast, PropertyFinder, oBilet and Vivense. Previously, Cem was the Founder & CEO of SelectMinds (now a part of Oracle) in New York, the global leader in social talent management software. Prior to founding SelectMinds in 1999, Cem worked as a Strategy Consultant in New York for six years. Cem holds a BA in Economics from The University of Texas at Austin.