Turkey start-ups

By David Edgerly

One of the many challenges facing the Turkish economy is to increase the value added of its products by relying less on simple assembly or use of machines and technology developed abroad.

The experience of AirTies, a high tech company specialising in internet connectivity, demonstrates how a company utilising local engineering talent and a boost from external financing can help drive Turkey into a higher level of economic activity. Read more

Turkey is far from terra incognita for technology companies but it is seen by some of them as a brave new world. The country – or at least its big cities – often seems crazy for technology, whether because of the sheer number of iPhones on display, fast broadband speeds or the sheer popularity of social media sites. Read more