Mert Öncü

Mert Öncü

Odeabank Takes Another Pioneering Step in Digital Transformation by Establishing Odeatech Technology Company. Driven by its vision to become Turkey's leading "fijital" bank, Odeabank has taken a new initiative emphasizing its innovative vision by establishing a technology subsidiary named Odeatech.

Odeabank Takes Another Pioneering Step in Digital Transformation by Establishing Odeatech Technology Company. Driven by its vision to become Turkey’s leading “fijital” bank, Odeabank has taken a new initiative emphasizing its innovative vision by establishing a technology subsidiary named Odeatech.

Since its establishment, Odeabank has been committed to providing the best digital experience integrated with unique physical services, with a vision to become Turkey’s leading “fijital” bank. With Odeatech, the bank aims to meet its technology needs internally, providing customers with a more efficient and faster banking experience.

Located at the Istanbul Ataşehir DigitalPark Technopark, Odeatech will conduct R&D activities related to information technology, communication, and artificial intelligence technologies. It will engage in software development activities based on artificial intelligence, develop new products, tools, software, and technological and analytical solutions using methodologies and standards, and provide consultancy services in this field.

Odeatech plans to enhance the bank’s competitiveness in this area by improving customer experience and operational efficiency through artificial intelligence-based solutions. Additionally, it aims to provide services to different institutions and organizations in domestic and international markets in the future.

Commenting on the launch of Odeatech, Odeabank CEO Mert Öncü stated, “As Odeabank, we prioritize integrating technological developments into our business processes rapidly in line with our fijital banking vision.

Odeatech underscores our commitment to this vision. With our subsidiary Odeatech, we will integrate technology and its benefits into our products and services more quickly and efficiently. In the future, we aim to offer this service to various institutions and organizations in the sector, thus shaping the future of banking today.”

About Odeabank:

Established in 2012 with an investment from Bank Audi Group after a 15-year hiatus in the Turkish banking sector, Odeabank operates in 16 provinces with 41 branches and a total of 1284 employees as of December 2023. Odeabank’s majority shareholder is Bank Audi SAL, with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) among its shareholders as of August 2016.