Yakup Sezer became the CEO of Aktif Ventures, a new entity established by Aktif Bank A noteworthy appointment at Aktif Bank
Yakup Sezer is now appointed as the CEO of Aktif Ventures, the new entity established for entrepreneurship ecosystem by Aktif Bank, the largest privately-owned investment bank in Turkey.
Standing out with its innovative business models, Aktif Bank, the largest privately-owned investment bank in Turkey, established a new entity as part of its activities aimed at entrepreneurship ecosystem. Being well-known with its leading position in the field of financial technologies, Aktif Bank incorporated Aktif Ventures, it depicts as the "Fintech Venture Builder". A new CEO is now appointed for Aktif Ventures which plans to set up new fintech ventures in Turkey and Europe and invest in entrepreneurs by making use of venture capital investment funds and create new cooperation opportunities in the field of service banking. The entity, launched forth with the aim to become a leading fintech ecosystem builder, will henceforth be led by Yakup Sezer.
Having graduated from the Department of Industrial Engineering of Istanbul Technical University, Yakup Sezer started his career in the banking industry. Having served also in the field of innovation consulting, Mr. Sezer held executive office in the fields of banking, digital banking, financial technologies and entrepreneurship during a major portion of his career. Yakup Sezer will lead the Aktif Ventures team in the light of the profound experience, he has gained in entrepreneurship and start-up ecosystem.