Aktif Ventures, a subsidiary of Aktif Bank, invests in fintech entrepreneurs: Mindvest will be the high-end fintech venture capital fund in Turkey
Aktif Ventures, a subsidiary of Aktif Bank and incorporated as the "Fintech Venture Builder", will invest in fintech ventures by means of Mindvest venture capital fund. Yakup Sezer, the CEO of Aktif Ventures, expressed that they aspire after growing together with the ventures that support innovative, sustainable, creative financial technology ideas, not only in Turkey but also in Europe.
Aktif Ventures, a subsidiary positioned as the "Fintech Venture Builder" by Aktif Bank and started its operations recently, commits to offer services to fintechs by means of the service banking model and to the SMEs and individual users by means of digital banking applications and mobility solutions, under a single roof. Aktif Ventures, which also aspires to grow together with them by investing in fintechs, now launched Mindvest, a venture capital fund, for such purpose. Thus, the company will provide the innovative and scalable fintechs with the seed and growth capital investment, they will need during the course of their growth, as well as the advisory support.
Sezer: "By Mindvest, we will invest not only in Turkey but also in Europe"
Expressing that there were some ventures for which they have completed the investment tours recently, Yakup Sezer, the CEO of Aktif Ventures, commented as follows; "We feel so excited for our investments aimed at the ventures, we will announce very soon. During this journey we have set off with Mindvest, our venture capital fund, we provide the fintech ventures delivering solutions that make life easier with investment funds by supporting their innovative, sustainable, creative financial technology ideas. Besides, we will offer some support such as networking opportunity, growth and strategy management, technology solutions to them by providing them with growth consulting as well. We are committed to making Mindvest the high-end venture capital fund in our country. In parallel with our growth strategies for the upcoming period, we will support the innovative companies and funds that deliver innovative card and bank account management services, digital loan solutions, individual and commercial account integrator, new generation insurance solutions, robo investment technologies, digital and physical payments, financial marketing technologies and crypto fields, specific to financial technologies in both Turkey and Europe."
Adaca: "A fund with a total net asset value of 5 million dollars"
Indicating that Mindvest is a fund with a total net asset value of 5 million dollars, Aysegul Adaca, the CEO of Aktif Bank, said; "As of the date of our incorporation, we, as Aktif Bank, have been going forward with the strategy to build up financial technology ecosystems, and Aktif Ventures, a subsidiary of us which has recently penetrated the market very robustly, moves on with the aim to become a global "venture builder", as well. Our subsidiary, which will deliver solutions for the requirements of the community in a great deal of various fields by managing fintech operations not only in Turkey but also in all of the European countries, will make earth-shaking investments in a geography by means of Mindvest, a venture capital fund. I believe that we will scale up, bolster up the fintech ecosystem and contribute to emergence of entirely new business models by means of Mindvest".