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101 Top Istanbul Finance Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Istanbul based Finance companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Finance industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Istanbul Finance Startups

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Param

Param

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Param is a financial technology company that provides prepaid cards, online payment system, credit and other fintech operational solutions.

Papara

Papara

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Fast, simple, affordable and fun financial services for all.

Papara

Turan

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360-degree financial application for the people from the Turkic States living in Turkey.

Papara

Figopara

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Figopara is a solution that discounts companies’ e-invoices before their due dates.

Papara

Roco Finance

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Roco Finance is an incubator&launchpad platform for blockchain games and gamers. We are not only a service provider, also have game studio.

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manibux

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Manibux provides children with pocket money management solutions.

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QNB Finansleasing

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QNB Finansleasing company provides domestic and international financial leasing.

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Resardis

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Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchange on Side Chain

Papara

Tekkredi

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Tekkredi.com is a platform to help you reconfigure your existing loans in different banks and relax your monthly payment plan.

Papara

Hesapkurdu

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Hesapkurdu is an online platform that helps its users compare insurance and banking products.

Papara

Fongogo

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Fongogo is an investment supporting firm to any project to provide products and services related sub-supporters.

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Garanti BBVA Leasing

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Garanti BBVA Leasing offers financing models suited to the investment finance needs of its customers and provides consultancy services.

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212

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212 is committed to Emerging Europe and expanding the diaspora network by utilizing a robust presence in Istanbul, Doha, and San Francisco.

Papara

Kredico

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Kredico is an online credit scoring service for personal and corporate clients.

Papara

Fintables

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Fintables is a fundamental analysis platform standardizing the financial reports of companies traded in Borsa Istanbul.

Papara

Kredya

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Credit Lending and Personal Finance

Papara

Paym.es

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Paym.es is a secure shopping chatbot that helps users sell or purchase items by asking a series of questions like chatting with a friend.

Papara

Aslanoba Capital

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Aslanoba Capital is an early stage investor in tech startups in Turkey and the US.

Papara

Metamorfoz ICT INC.

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Metamorfoz is an R&D and technology company with the focus of providing innovative, result orientated, end2end solutions for finance sector.

Papara

Kuveyt Turk Bank

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Kuveyt Turk is a Participation Bank established in 1989 to operate in accordance with terms set forth by the Council of Ministers’ Decree

Papara

Vestel Ventures

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Vestel Ventures is the corporate investment company of Vestel Group of Companies.

Papara

Türk Ekonomi Bankası

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Türk Ekonomi Bankası, “TEB Grubu” nun ilk kuruluşu olup 1927 yılında faaliyete başlamıştır

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DGI Works

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DGI Works is a Innovative Business.

Papara

Masraff

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AI-powered SaaS platform automating expense management for Companes.

Papara

Yapı Kredi Bankası

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Yapi Kredi Bankasi, established in 1944, is one of the first nationwide private banks in Turkey.

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TURKIYE HALK BANKASI ANONIM SIRKETI

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Halkbank is Turkish financial services firm that provides banking and lending services.

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Arya Women’s Investment Platform

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Arya WIP is a platform that creates acceleration and investment opportunities with strategic partnerships for women led entrepreneurship.

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Sigortam.net

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Sigortam.net is an insurance company in the field of vehicle insurance.

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Yildirim Group

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Yildirim Group is a holding company of 5 subsidiaries in different sectors and provides management consulting and human resources services.

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Is Private Equity

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Is Private Equity is a capital market institution linking entrepreneurs to the capital markets.

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Garanti Bankasi

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To continuously and noticeably increase the value bank create for the customers, shareholders, employees, the society and the environment.

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FU

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The FU carries out mortgage business, which guarantees the loans of banks and financial institutions, loans of non-financial institutions.

Papara

Mediterra Capital

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Mediterra Capital is an independent private equity fund management company that provides investments in Turkey.

Papara

Global Kapital Group

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Global Kapital Group a group of fast-growing companies that operate in the financial technologies industry.

Papara

Lidsi

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Smart savings assistant from the future

Papara

Winngie

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P2P Money exchange and transfer money abroad

Papara

Hangikredi.com

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Hangikredi.com is the leading online comparison & application platform for all credit products of banks and institutions.

Papara

VakıfBank

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VakıfBank is an integrated financial services group that provides banking services.

Papara

FinTech Istanbul

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FinTech Istanbul operates with a mission to provide sustainable networking, content creation, courses and FinTech ecosystem.

Papara

IPOS (Turkey)

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Loyalty and Mobil Payment infrastructure

Papara

Albaraka Turk

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Albaraka Turk specializes in providing financial services through its branches.

Papara

Şekerbank

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Şekerbank provides agricultural banking and retail banking services.

Papara

Ak Portfoy

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Ak Portfoy is an investment management company that offers services to its customers in mutual funds management, pension funds management.

Papara

Koinim

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Easy and secure Bitcoin for everyone

Papara

SHERPA

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SHERPA is specialized in the creation and design of user experience strategies for digital products and services.

Papara

Odeabank

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Odeabank provides finance, credit, loan, foreign trade, investment, cash management and deposit services for individuals and businesses.

Papara

Gate Inside Ventures

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Gate Inside is a startup accelerator operates as a venture capital firm.

Papara

Yatirim Finansman

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Yatirim Finansman is a brokerage firm that provides complete capital market services to individual and institutional investors.

Papara

Pospratik

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Pospratik is a financial service platform that allows companies to make online collections from their customers by credit card.

Papara

Hayhay

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Hayhay operates a mobile application that manages financial transactions.

Papara

Turkland Bank

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Turkland Bank specializes in corporate, commercial and retail banking services including cash management, loans and investment products.

Papara

A&T Bank

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A&T Bank is a banking institution that offers financial services like investment products, loans and financing, e-banking, and others.

Papara

Magdeburger Sigorta

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Magdeburger Sigorta is an insurance company.

Papara

Assistt

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Assistt is a customer communication center services.

Papara

Startup Kitchen

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Startup Kitchen is a business incubation facility providing support and training services to entrepreneurs with innovative ideas.

Papara

Finansbank

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Finansbank operates as a commercial bank.

Papara

Belbim

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Belbim is an integrated electronic fare collection system that offers easy access to various businesses and e-commerce applications.

Papara

Yaz Bilgi Sistemleri

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Yaz Bilgi Sistemleri provides banking and finance software solutions.

Papara

The Coin

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The Coin is a financial services company that develops and supports creative and long-term projects.

Papara

Altin.net.tr

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Altin.net.tr is a web platform that operates as a meeting point for international gold investors.

Papara

Startupbootcamp Istanbul

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Startupbootcamp Istanbul is a leading acceleration program with no geographical or vertical limitations.

Papara

Ziraat Katılım

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Ziraat Katılım provides accounts, cash management, digital banking, financial leasing, insurance, investments & treasury products services.

Papara

NBB M&A Advisors

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NBB M&A Advisors deals with corporate finance, joint ventures, brokerage, company valuation, corporate consultation, merger & acquisitions.

Papara

Findeks

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Findeks is a financial service and management platform.

Papara

Ata Holding

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Ata Holding engages in finance, technology, food, logistics, real estate development, fashion, tourism and foreign trade sectors.

Papara

Anadolubank

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Anadolubank provides innovative and creative solutions for banking services and also offers all kinds of related services.

Papara

Faturalab

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Faturalab is a mobile app that provides supply chain financing, payments, financial benefits, and capital management services.

Papara

RS Positive

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RS Positive specializes in building web and mobile application solutions.

Papara

Seker Fin Kir

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Seker Fin. Kir. finances the equipment and machinery needs of its customers, especially in the SME segment, with fast & flexible solutions.

Papara

FTech Labs

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High Frequency Trading on Istanbul Stock Exchanges, Cryptocurrency Trading Applications, FX

Papara

United Fund Bank

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United Fund Bank is a banking company that offers financial services such as loans, deposits, money transfers, and insurance.

Papara

Xtremcoin

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Xtremcoin is one of the most secured cryptocurrency exchanges in the world which has it’s own cryptocurrency, XTR.

Papara

The Crown

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Strength Your Business

Papara

Ankara Patent

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Ankara Patent is a patent attorney serving in the intellectual property sector.

Papara

crowdFON

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Crowdfon is a finance platform that helps entrepreneurs and start-ups to obtain financial support and fund social assistance projects.

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Payneer

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Payneer is a technology and systems integration company that offers financial services solutions to end-users.

Papara

ALJ Finans

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ALJ Finans is a financing company that provides loans, credit, and other financial services.

Papara

Para Çevirici

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Paras is an online portal that offers a currency converter and other detailed information regarding the statistical exchange of shares.

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Groupama

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Groupama is a quality management insurance company.

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Hitay Holdings

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Hitay Holdings specializes in investment, venture capital, and private equity services.

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Sportimec

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Sportimec is a blockchain-based fantasy gaming platform.

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Kolay Mutabakat

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Kolay Mutabakat is a platform that specializes in providing its clients with a holistic approach to all their reconciliation needs.

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Doğa Venture

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Doğa Venture designs, manufactures, and markets bolt tightening, cutting tools, and machine tool accessories.

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Bupa Acıbadem Insurance

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Bupa Acıbadem Insurance provides health insurance and travel insurance services.

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Tam Finans

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Tam Finans is a fintech company that provides trade finance services for tradesmen, SMEs and newly established companies.

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Adendum

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Adendum is a pension and consultancy services firm that provides insurance and pension services to organizations.

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IKON Menkul Degerler

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IKON Menkul Deerler is a financial firm that offers market information and analysis about forex trading and commodities for investors.

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Infina

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Infina is a financial back office and front office application development company.

Papara

Finzoom Turkey

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Finzoom Turkey is an online comparison platform that allows users to compare prices of various financial products.

Papara

Vakif Menkul Kiymet Yatirim Ortakligi

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Vakif Menkul Kiymet Yatirim Ortakligi is a Turkish company engaged in the investment and portfolio management of capital market instruments.

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Muhasebe Ltd

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Gücümüz İşiniz

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Merkezi Kayıt İstanbul

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Merkezi Kayıt İstanbul is a Turkish capital markets central securities depository.

Papara

QNBEYOND

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QNBEYOND is a banking service provider company.

Papara

Bigpara

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Bigpara is an investment and finance portal that focuses on investors’ interest on global and domestic stocks.

Papara

Turkey Real Estate Participation Bank

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Turkey Real Estate Participation Bank provides financial solutions for the real estate sector.

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Erciyas Holding

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Erciyas Holding is an investment management.

Papara

Denge Yatirim Holding

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Denge Yatirim Holding specialized in the fields of logistics, real estate, technology and finance.

Papara

Hub Girisim Sermayesi Yatirim Ortakligi

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Hub Girisim Sermayesi Yatirim Ortakligi is a portfolio management company engaged in managing capital market instruments.

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Garanti BBVA Securities

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Garanti BBVA Securities offers finance, research, capital markets brokerage activities, and private equity investments services.

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Bilin

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Bilin is an information technology support service.

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A1FX

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A1FX Portfolio provides direct solutions in the capital markets that offer portfolio management, brokerage, and corporate finance services.

Written by Mark Fitz

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