Change the future of payments with

6-month startup accelerator supporting fintechs to scale their businesses globally via Visa's international financial and banking partnership network

Batch of 2020

Benefits

PoC / partnership opportunities with
banks and other players via Visa network
Human Centered Design workshops and dedicated design sprints
Tailormade training curriculum
Mentorship
Commercialization support
by Hackquarters
Kolektif House membership

THEMES

Acceptence Everywhere

Accelerate card acceptance by Small Businesses

Enhance e-commerce customer experience

Improve contactless experience and drive usage

Digital Economy

Replace cash with digital solutions for underbanked and unbanked

Leverage Visa rails to unlock new payment flows
(e.g. B2B, B2C, G2C, C2G, P2P)

Build and develop mobile habits through new use cases

Cross Border

Enhance traveller value propositions

Improve global e-commerce experience

Create innovative solutions for international money transfers

Smart City

We welcome all ingenious solutions to change the future of payments.

Feel free to innovate!

Public Safety and Security

Smart Waste Management

Mobility & Intelligent Transportation

PROGRAM

Selection
March - April 2020

Up to 5 startups will be selected for the program
Acceleration
May - September 2020

Growth using design thinking methodology

Tailor-made Human Centered Design workshops with 25 modules and specialized mentors

Partnership opportunities via Visa global and local business network
Graduation
September 2020

Demo Day
Presentation to selected global partners and investors.
Alumni
Post graduation
Ongoing support by Hackquarters

Our Alumni Startups

Mentors

Silvia Ursu

Civitta

Innovation Program Manager / Associate Partner

Employee two

Position

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Nilay Yalçınkaya Yörük

INTRACT

Partner

Employee two

Position

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Serdar Yücel

Rebelroam

Partner - Managing Director

Employee two

Position

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Hasan Yörük

Arzum

R&D Manager

Employee two

Position

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Mikhail Shatrov

iidf.vc

Head of Scouting

Employee two

Position

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Baber Mushtaq

QuickStart

Manager of Business Development Team

Employee two

Position

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Mustafa Çakır

PatentEffect

Co-founder

Employee two

Position

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İrem Sefa Yayımlar

brandyMe Kişisel Marka Danışmanlığı

Personal Brand Creator & Founder

Employee two

Position

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Rengin Akkemik

Eğitmen360

Managing Partner

Employee two

Position

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Ahmed Elshalaby

Cloud AI Solutions

Co-founder and VP

Employee two

Position

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Doruk Kaşoğlu

Pegasus Airlines

Product Owner for Growth

Employee two

Position

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Tolga Ercil

Nielsen

Regional Transformation and Strategic Programs Leader

Employee two

Position

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Tuğçe Savaş

Google

Account Manager, Large Customer Sales

Employee two

Position

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Sabina Babayeva

Hackquarters

COO

Employee two

Position

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Ismail Sincik

AVK International A/S

Country Manager

Employee two

Position

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Kaan Akın

Hackquarters

Founder

Employee two

Position

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Ata Uzunhasan

Galata Business Angels

Managing Director

Employee two

Position

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Ilay Yilmaz

Esin Attorney Partnership

Partner

Employee two

Position

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Cihan Salihoglu

Mastercard

Senior Managing Consultant

Employee two

Position

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Mehmet Basaran

Department for International Trade (DIT)

Senior Inward investment Advisor

Employee two

Position

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Mete Karamanoglu

RealityGrowth

Paid Medi Consultant

Employee two

Position

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Gökay Kılıç

Bayer

Innovation Consultant

Employee two

Position

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Yonatan Pinto

Baker McKenzie

Business Development and Marketing Director

Employee two

Position

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Murat Unver

SPED

Trainer, Business and Entrepreneur Mentor, Coach

Employee two

Position

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Berkay Yavuz

BiTaksi

Head Of Marketing & Growth

Employee two

Position

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Evren Gulyasar

Geometry Global

Head of Digital Comm & Commerce

Employee two

Position

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About Hackquarters

Hackquarters is the leading startup accelerator and corporate innovation partner in Turkey combining superb global reach with deep local knowledge. Founded in 2015, Hackquarters has engaged with over 6,000 startups across the world; of which 150 are currently part of various programs.

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About Visa

Visa is the world’s leader in digital payments. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s relentless focus on innovation is a catalyst for the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and a driving force behind the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce. For more information, visit About Visa

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