Tolga Tanriseven

Member Since 2014

Tolga Tanriseven



St. Louis Area

Tolga Tanriseven is the co-founder and CEO of GirlsAskGuys, digital community connecting girls and guys to help each other by sharing their experiences & opinions. GirlsAskGuys & KizlarSoruyor connects people with passion on a topic, micro-influencers, to people who are seeking that knowledge from passionate people. Tolga was born in Turkey and moved to US, St. Louis, in 2001 to receive his graduate degree in computer engineering at SIUE. After working in the e-commerce industry and leading engineering teams, Tolga took his side project GirlsAskGuys to the next level by raising $2M. GirlsAskGuys, also available in Turkish as and in Spanish as, reaches 22M unique visitors per month and Tolga has been featured in various media including Forbes, Mashable, Huffington Post and Channel 5 KSDK.


December 17th, 2020

Want to Boost Your Team's Programming Skills? Try These 15 Expert-Recommended Tools

Programming is highly in demand in today's digital-first world. Try these tools, courses and platforms recommended by business leaders.

December 2nd, 2020

10 Critical Qualities Every Startup Hire Should Have

Working for a startup is vastly different than working for an established company. Established companies have steady processes and defined operations, while startups often wade through a constant stream of pivots and unknowns.

December 26th, 2019

Applying AI To Make Online Communities More Authentic

AI and machine learning have reached new heights of sophistication and are taking topical conversations to another level.

February 16th, 2018

How To Let People With Passion Magnify Your Marketing Message

Content is a key to marketing these days, but it’s so much more powerful when you design your experience for community interaction first.



GirlsAskGuys is a digital community closing the gap between genders by bringing them together to help each other. Girls and guys of varied backgrounds discuss a wide array of lifestyle issues ranging from dating & relationships to fashion & health, by sharing their experiences & opinions to help the opposite sex understand their own. Our community is like an experienced, trusted and anonymous best friend of the opposite sex, who users feel safe and comfortable asking for feedback and opinions, no matter if it’s personal, embarrassing or just something they’re curious about, in a safe and non-judgmental environment, the Turkish version of, launched in 2011 and in 2014, the Spanish version,, went live.