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Sina Afra is an entrepreneur and a co-founder, chairman and CEO of Markafoni, the first and leading online fashion site of Turkey.
Afra holds a master's degree from the WWU University in Munster, Germany. He started his career as an advisor and spent 12 years with KPMG in Europe.
After KPMG, Sina joined eBay in 2006 as an executive board member of the European Corporate Development and was responsible for strategy, corporate development and M&A.
Among other initiatives, he led the acquisition of Gittigidiyor in Turkey in 2007, and was named a board member of Gittigidiyor in 2008. Although he was only supposed to stay 18 months, he decided to stay in Turkey and co-founded Markafoni, the leading Turkish flash sales site.
Afra is an active angel business investor in early stage start-ups. He is a founding member of Galata Business Angels, a group of Turkish business angels investing in online and digital opportunities. Afra is also a board member of Endeavor Turkey, Türkiye Bilişim Vakfı (TBV), TOBB (Girişim Sermayesi Meclisi Asbaşkanı ve Genç Girişimciler Üst Konseyi Üyesi) and TÜSİAD.
Afra has more than 30 publications and is fluent in five languages.
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