Firat Isbecer is an entrepreneur and an angel investor. Isbecer co-founded Pozitron, a pioneering mobile banking and payments software company that was acquired by London based fintech star Monitise plc in 2014. As the Managing Director of Monitise MEA, Isbecer oversaw the company’s Eastern Europe, Middle East, Central Asia and Africa operations. Monitise was later acquired by US-based financial services tech giant Fiserv Inc in 2017. He left the company and founded Commencis. Commencis builds purposeful digital transformation journeys and products for leading brands across the globe.
Isbecer is also an active seed investor, he is a member of Galata Business Angels, Turkey’s first angel investor group. He has made over 40 seed investments to date making him one of the most active investors in Turkey.
After studying at Robert College in İstanbul, Firat received his Bachelor’s Degree from Galatasaray University, and his Master’s Degree in Geopolitical Studies from a joint programme by the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and the École Normale Supérieure in Paris. Isbecer briefly worked at a Paris based independent Euro-Mediterranean think tank as a research associate. He was selected into Fortune Turkey’s 40 under 40 list numerous times.