Open Talks Istanbul

Garanti Bankasi - BBVA FinTech OpenTalks


With this spirit, Open Talks comes to Istanbul for an interactive and dynamic event filled with keynotes, panel discussions, fireside chats and more. Hear from world-class panels of international fintech experts and successful entrepreneurs who’ll be providing priceless advice to early-stage firms, and actionable insights for every attendee.

Don’t miss this exclusive event and the opportunity to have real-time mentoring on topics such as AI, Chatbots and Machine Learning, and many more exciting fintech developments.


9:30 - 10:00 · Arrival, coffee, and networking

10:00 - 10:05 · Introduction - Building Bridges

10:05 - 10:20 · Keynote - BBVA Open Talent
Marisol Menéndez (Head of Open Innovation at BBVA)

10:20 - 10:50 · The future of banking with chatbots and AI
Alexander Popov (Co-Founder at

10:50 - 11:05 · Coffee Break

11:05 - 11:50 · Panel discussion - Fintechs: from startup to scaleup
Sabrican Zaim (Co-Founder at, Hürcan Çoşkun (CEO at Kredico), Ali Erhan (CEO at Botudio). Moderator: Kamran Samadli (BD at Seedstars).

11:50 - 12:00 · Q&A

12:00 - 12:30 · Networking and Snacks

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