Tagged: turkey

Group-IB: “Huge Set” of Turkish Bank Cards for Sale on Dark Net

Group-IB, a Moscow-founded cybersecurity firm now based in Singapore, “has detected a massive upload of debit and credit card records …on one of the most popular underground cardshops.” According to the firm, between October 28th and November 27th of this year, criminals uploaded more than 460,000… Read More

Report: Paysend’s Analysis Reveals that Jordan Is the World’s Most Unequal Country for Financial Inclusion

A recent analysis performed by Paysend, a company that allows money transfers to any Visa, Mastercard, UnionPay cards and to regular bank accounts, has revealed the world’s top ten nations with the greatest gender divide for accessing modern financial services such as banking accounts and… Read More

Wirecard Teams Up With Turkey’s Flight Booking Agency Enuygun to Improve Purchasing Experience

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Friday it has formed a partnership with Enuygun, a Turkey-based online travel agency for flights, to optimize digital payments for Enuygun customers. Wirecard reported that it processes incoming credit card payments on Enuygun for… Read More

Alipay Teams Up With Ininal to Connect Turkish Merchants With Chinese Visitors

Alipay announced on Tuesday that fintech company ininal has become its first partner in Turkey. According to Alipay, ininal is a new-general payment platform and a subsidiary of Multinet Up. The partnership will allow Alipay to be available for Chinese mainland visitor sat bricks-and-mortar stores… Read More

Wirecard to Provide International Payments Service For Turkey’s BluTV

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Monday it will now be providing service for BluTV, a Turkey-based streaming subscription service with over four million subscribers, in its global expansion. According to Wirecard, BluTV is a Turkish digital streaming platform and… Read More

Turkey Arrests 24 Accused of Robbing Cryptocurrencies

A “nationwide simultaneous operation” executed in 8 Turkish provinces has netted 24 individuals accused of conspiring to rob 13 million Turkish liras ($2.47 million) from “a cryptocurrency company” in Istanbul, The Daily Sabah reports. After receiving a complaint from the targeted business, law enforcement officers at… Read More

Police in Turkey Arrest 11 People Connected to Alleged Bitcoin Theft

Police in Istanbul arrested 11 people last week in connection with the hacking theft of bitcoins from the cryptocurrency wallets of 14 victims, Hürriyet reports. Along with 11 suspects detained, police from the Cybercrimes Division also seized 18 mobile phones, 18 sim cards, 22 flash memory… Read More

Turkey Opens First University Blockchain Center

Last week, Turkey officials revealed they have opened the country’s first university blockchain center, the Istanbul Blockchain and Innovative Center (BlockchainIST Center) at Bahçeşehir University (BAU). According to the Daily Sabah, the new center aims to close the “expertise gap” in the market in order… Read More

Campaign Organizers Give Thanks By Launching Indiegogo Initiatives to Give Back

With Thanksgiving less than one week away, Indiegogo shared details about a few campaigns that are showing the real reason for the holiday. The crowdfunding platform announced: “Thanksgiving is a national holiday filled with tradition, joy, food and gratitude. Every year, family members and loved… Read More

Berkin Elvan Campaign is Fully Funded on Indiegogo

We reported yesterday that a crowdfunding campaign was launched to honor Berkin Elvan who died yesterday.  Berkin had been in a coma for many months after being hit by a tear gas canister launched by Turkish police last year. Well the campaign raised their targeted… Read More

Turkish Democracy Group Now Crowdfunding for NYT Ad for Berkin Elvan

Last summer the world was mesmerized as the nation of Turkey rose in dissent against their political class.  What started as a simple protest, grew into a national movement of democracy and a demand for civil rights.  Crowdfunding became part of the movement when some… Read More

StartupTurkey – Antalya

Startup Turkey is the leading startup event which brings together founders, entrepreneurs, investors and executives in the region. It’s a gathering of the leading startups, internet companies, business angels and venture capitalists from Middle East, Europe and the US. This event is made of networking…. Read More

Turkish Democracy in Action Crowdfunding Campaign Set to Unveil Non Profit October 18th

Back in June of this year, the protests for Turkish Democracy were heating up.  Prime Minister Recep Erdogen had taken a heavy handed, autocratic approach to a small band of protesters who were against a project to change a public park to a shopping development…. Read More

Turkish Democracy Runs Crowdfunded Full Page Plea in NYTimes

“Crowdfunded entirely by individuals from around the world”, the “Full Page Ad for Turkish Democracy in Action” crowdfunding on Indiegogo still has two days to go and now stands at over $103,000 raised.  The ad was incited by the growing popular protest occuring in Turkey… Read More

Full Page Ad for Turkish Democracy in Action: Vote on Ad

The crowdfund campaign to pay for a Full Page Ad supporting Turkish Democracy has quickly surpassed their initial goal.  The organizers continue to reach out to supporters for advice.  Now the organizers are asking for suggestions as to which Ad Copy they should publish. In… Read More

Full Page Ad for Turkish Democracy Quickly Crowdfunds on Indiegogo (UPDATED)

The internet was ablaze with images and comments regarding the growing protests in Turkey prior to Mainstream Media getting a handle on the story.  Facebook, twitter etc. were quickly showing the shocking images and sharing the stories of the protest while Turkish leader Erdogen cracked… Read More

From Turkish delight to concrete, a successful crowdfunding project

(Staff Translation) Frances Dal Chele is a photographer. Italian-American, she has spent more years in Paris than in any other place on earth. And after she fell in love with the French Capital, she fell head over heels for Turkey. Not only the Turkey of… Read More

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