Turkish Social Net Yonja Gets $12.5 First Round

Yonja, a Turkish social network, has raised a $12.5 million first round from Greywolf Capital Partners and Tiger Global Management, reports PE Hub. The site claims to be Turkey’s largest social net, with 4 million registered users. Along with standard social networking features, the site offers casual games and videos. Yonja is a division of Yonja Media, which has offices in Istanbul and San Francisco, with more than 20 employees.