Çaplı Foundatıon


The Çaplı Foundation brings out current social problems and phenomena, especially discrimination and violence based on gender inequality, and conducts studies intended at the economic, cultural and scientific development of individuals in society. In addition, the Çaplı Foundation aims to develop and increase the influence of a non-governmental organization called KızBaşına, which was specifically established to show ways to help women and girls who have been subjected to violence and harassment, and to make them strong individuals. For this purpose, the foundation works on empowering women in society, women’s rights, children’s rights, human rights and animal rights, creating strategies to protect the general mental and physical health of the woman or child who has been subjected to violence, supporting the growth of young and emerging female artists in this field and the creation of masterpieces that are specific to the local culture, transferring the professional knowledge of experts on related subjects to the society by using visual and written media, other communication organs such as publishing, and social media tools. Finally, the Çaplı Foundation aims to be a pioneer in technology fields by realizing research-development, projects and activities for the production of original technological systems and components.

Berke Çaplı

He completed his undergraduate program at University of Exeter in the field of “Engineering and Management” and at the City University of London in the field of “Engineering with Management and Entrepreneurship”. In 2013, he worked as an application engineer in Choc Edge which is a company that provides ALM chocolate printing solutions to businesses and individuals who wish to design and produce creative chocolates. In 2014, he was assigned to train the employees of Wuhan Qiaoyi Technology. In 2015, he proposed and studied in a project called “Platform-Train Interface Risk Reduction Solutions” for Transport for London to which he was assigned as an intern to Safety Engineering and Quality Management Department. In 2016, he was the co-founder of a gamified advertising mobile platform called E-pixel. Just in 3 months, the mobile app reached 300,000 interactions only by word-of-mouth marketing. In 2017, he applied Unilever IdeaTrophy and awarded with 6-months mentorship from one of the Unilever Brand Managers. Since he founded in 2018, he has been working on Radius Al which is the Location Intelligence for automating strategic planning and execution of commercial real estate operations. In addition, he is a board member of the Çaplı Foundation.


Burak Çaplı

Burak is the Co-Founder & CEO of Radius Tech, a London-based Consumer Intelligence provider that focuses on introducing disruptive data-driven technologies specifically for managing and operating commercial real estate. Radius aims to identify the gaps and define the opportunities in the market that arise from the misalignment between new-generation consumer expectations real estate asset operators and investors

From as early as 19 years old Burak was involved in cutting-edge innovations, from the first commercialized 3D Chocolate Printer to representing InnovateUK and The Department of International Trade as part of a trade and innovation envoy to India. He also contributed to Transport for London’s Modernisation of the Four Line (4LM) where he analysed passenger behaviour in response to safety measures, paving his way to utilising data insights for understanding human behaviour.

At its core Burak’s work harmonizes the virtues of big-data, artificial intelligence, and human intuition whilst building upon an in-depth understanding of social media and the dynamics of human interaction.


Yeşim Çaplı

In 1986, she completed her undergraduate program at Hacettepe University in the field of Economics and in 1996, her master’s program at Middle East Technical University, in the field of Political Science and Public Administration. In 2017, with the awareness of the need to combat all kinds of violence against women, she found KızBaşına. In 2018, she helped KızBaşına to receive “Winner of Honorable Mention” from the Peer to Peer Facebook Global Digital Challenge with “Empowered Women at Work” project and in 2019 to receive grand prize from the same competition with “Digital Carnation” project. Currently, she is a lecturer at METU/GİSAM, and her teaching interests include broadcast journalism, media policies, political economy of international media.