The case opens in July 2016 as Barbaros Ozbugutu, co-founder and CEO of the Istanbul-based payment technology start-up iyzico, contemplates the pros and cons of the different term sheets the company has received for its Series C round. The case then informs the reader about some changes in circumstances that affected the terms of the shortlisted offers. At the end, the case poses this question: Being faced with worsening terms in a volatile environment, should Ozbugutu go ahead with the round, or should he wait and try again at a later point in time?
This case provides an opportunity for students to: Explore how volatility affects startups during fundraising and the different options that founders face to sustain their company's operations and growth at times of turmoil. Consider negotiation strategies and decision-making during turmoil in the financial markets. Develop a deeper understanding of how founders navigate major obstacles in their company's lifecycle and think under pressure.
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