Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Dispatch from Istanbul - An Interview with Yaman Vuran

By Justin McMahan
May 27, 2009

ISTANBUL - Yaman Vuran is the owner of Lavie Cafe, a lively bistro in Istanbul's trendy Tesvikiye Nisantasi neighborhood - resembling, in many respects, New York's SOHO district. Having attended college in Florida and started businesses in Miami as well as Istanbul, Yaman has a unique perspective on the challenges facing entrepreneurs in both countries, as well as on some of the things that we can learn from each other.
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In addition to being an accomplished entrepreneur, Yaman is also a gifted photographer. We have included a few pictures of his cafe, staff and his beloved Princes Island.

Click on the picture of Yaman to hear my full interview with him.

























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