Being a subsidiary of the world's largest online marketplace eBay Inc., GittiGidiyor is the most widely-used e-shopping mall in Turkey with more than 7 million registered users, over 500 thousand daily visitors and 4 million listings at any given time. With more than 150 employees, GittiGidiyor.com is one of the leading players in the Turkish online trading market.
GittiGidiyor.com was founded in 2001 by Serkan Borançılı, Burak Divanlıoğlu and Tolga Kabataş and is headquartered in İstanbul.
Following eBay's acquisition of the minority stake in 2007, eBay still owns approximately 93% of the outstanding shares of GittiGidiyor on May 2011. By this new investment GittiGidiyor became fully part of eBay. With more than 17 million internet users and a strong affinity for online commerce, the investment makes Turkey the 37th market where eBay has a local presence.
In GittiGidiyor there is a wide range of products from PC to video games, mobile phones to clothing, jewelry to camera. Collection materials like money, stamp, prayer beads, books etc. are also sold in GittiGidiyor.com
Over 350 thousand sellers can reach many customers from all around Turkey with GittiGidiyor's high technology infrastructure, services designed for different seller profiles and intensive advertising activities.
*The name of the company is the Turkish translation of "Going, going, and gone".
With more than 100 million active users globally (as of Q4 2011), eBay is the world's largest online marketplace, where practically anyone can buy and sell basically anything. Founded in 1995, eBay connects a diverse and passionate community of individual buyers and sellers, as well as small businesses. Their collective impact on e-commerce is staggering: In 2011, the total value of goods sold on eBay was $68.6 billion -- more than $2,100 every second.