Turkey's leading online comparison platforms Koalay.com and Hesapkurdu.com that merged last year, will expand in İzmir by establishing a new office and enlarging its technology team here. The company is looking for and investing in developers in İzmir, who want to work and grow in the intersection of finance and technology.
Technology company Hesapkurdu.com and insurance brokerage subsidiary Koalay.com serve financial institutions and consumers in Turkey. Hesapkurdu.com was founded in 2010 by experienced Turkish entrepreneurs in the financial sector. Among its investors; there are founder team of Italian market leader MutuiOnline and Netherlands-based NN Group, which serves 17 million customers in 18 countries. Hesapkurdu.com is ranked among the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Turkey between 2013-2016 by Deloitte.
Koalay.com conducts Turkey operations of BHL (Budget Holdings Limited) Group which is one of the leading price comparison companies in the World, with its 30 years of insurance experience. BHL continues its activities in South Africa, United Kingdom, France, Singapore, Thailand and China along with Turkey.
Both companies build digital sales channels for banking and insurance sectors, help consumers compare products and find the best solutions for their financial needs. After their merge last year, their web platforms serve 5 million people every month. They continuously invest in technology integrations with banks and insurance companies to be able to serve consumers a wider range of loans and insurance offers. Now their new aim is to expand their technology team at a new office in Technopark Izmir.
Onur Tekinturhan, Co-Founder at Hesapkurdu.com, talked about their new investment in İzmir: “İzmir’s young and qualified work force provides a valuable opportunity for technology companies like us. We were also attracted to Izmir due to competitive costs and the high quality of life. We plan to expand our Izmir office and our technology team here. We will be looking for and investing in developers, who want to work and grow in the intersection of finance and technology.”