• Turkish entrepreneur builds betting empire in Ghana, creates 2000 jobs

    A Turkish entrepreneur has established an official betting system particularly for camel and horse races and sporting competitions in Ghana, with his company reaching 100,000 people on a monthly basis and creating 2,000 jobs. Halit Karabaşoğlu, who is the child of a shopkeeper from the southeastern province of Kilis, moved

  • Turkish bank awaits innovative ideas

    The Turkish Economic Bank (TEB) is preparing to lend support to innovative ideas about finance technology with its new program. TEB Fintech Future Four Program is awaiting entrepreneurs who aim to produce creative ideas, succeed in becoming a team and find innovative solutions for the needs of the banking and

  • 1000 entrepreneurs from 63 countries to meet at Startup Istanbul

    A total of 1,000 entrepreneurs, investors and businesspeople from 63 countries will meet to exchange business and investment views at Startup Istanbul on Oct. 6-10, organized by leading business association the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) and a leading entrepreneurship group, Etohum. TOBB head Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu

  • 250 airlines to fly to Istanbul’s third airport: CEO

    Some 250 airlines will fly to Istanbul’s third airport once it is completed, according to the head of the airport construction company, who added that flights from the airport will be made to more than 350 destinations. Istanbul Grand Airport CEO Yusuf Akçayoğlu claimed that the new airport would “indirectly”

  • Minister calls for Kuwaiti businesspeople to invest jointly with Turkish counterparts

    Turkish Development Minister Lütfi Elvan has invited Kuwaiti businesspeople to make investments jointly with their Turkish counterparts, during a two-day visit to the Gulf. Noting that Kuwait planned to make some $150 billion worth of investments between 2015 and 2020, mainly in the infrastructure, health and transportation sectors, Elvan said