Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Presenting at the "Mobile Signature" project meeting

The GSMA has organised a Mobile Signature project meeting in Istanbul in order to asses Mobile Signature case studies. Pozitron was invited to present its Mobile Signature integration with its mobile banking product, ISCEP. This case is among the first application based Mobile Signature integrations worldwide.

The GSMA is the global trade group for the mobile industry representing 750 GSM mobile phone operators across 200 countries and territories worldwide and over 200 manufacturers / suppliers. It is also the producer of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Friday, December 5, 2008

Microsoft FOREFRONT EDGE (IAG) partnership with Pozitron

On the 3rd of December 2008, Microsoft announced a partnership with Pozitron in Integrating Second Factor Authentication with Microsoft’s IAG Platform. In this solution Microsoft IAG users will be able to incorporate second factor authentication through Pozitron's SoftKEY offerings.

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Finalist in the BlackBerry Innovation Awards

Pozitron’s mobile banking application Iscep developed for Is Bank became a finalist at the BlackBerry Innovation Awards that was held in Monaco. "Life On BlackBerry" category award was given to a partner company which developed the best application to the consumer segment. Wow factor, consumer appeal, ease of use, brand and strategy fit and product take up in the market were the main factors in the selection process. Pozitron's Iscep made it to the final three among dozens of applicants.

Monday, October 20, 2008

Pozitron gets its first patent registration

Pozitron’s patent application dated 2005 / 2377 regarding its touch screen mobile betting solution technology was confirmed by Turkey’s Patent Institution. Regional leader in mobile software technologies, Pozitron is among the few patented companies in the business.

Friday, October 3, 2008

Pozitron speaks at IBM’s Software Summit.

Pozitron CEO Fatih Isbecer spoke at the IBM Software Summit 2008. The topic of his conference was “Banking moves to non-traditional channels: Mobile Banking.” Other speakers in the summit included executives from Coca Cola, Turk Telekom and Mercedes.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Turkcell’s OpenID integration is developed by Pozitron

Turkcell Iletisim AS, Turkey’s largest GSM operator will soon announce that it will act as an OpenID server-agent. Any Turkcell customer that uses “Turkcell Mobile Signature” will be able to log on to OpenID enabled websites without having to open different sessions for each website. That means the company will verify the identities of their 40 million users immediately, without the need for another account to be created, for any other site on the web that supports OpenID.

OpenID, an open framework based on proven Internet technologies, enables users to consolidate their Internet identity, eliminating the need to create separate IDs and logins at all of the various websites, blogs, and profile pages they may visit in the course of their online session. This new technology was adapted in partnership with Pozitron.

Friday, September 12, 2008

Is Bank launches ISCEP media campaign!

Turkey’s largest bank Is bank launched a 360 degree ad campaign of its innovative mobile banking product ISCEP, mobile banking product developed by Pozitron. The ISCEP application is currently the world’s most sophisticated and comprehensive downloadable m-banking application.

Sunday, July 20, 2008

Panel at Koç University

Pozitron and other Endeavor entrepreneurs presented their case studies to 50 students from Koç University and fielded questions about their experiences as entrepreneurs and technology innovators in Turkey. Followed by a Q&A session, Pozitron was represented by CEO Fatih İşbecer in this panel.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

1550 Alo Kanka by Istanbul Police Department

Istanbul Police Department’s new SMS based Police assist and information service “Alo Kanka”s Turkcell infrastructure and compatibility is completed by Pozitron. Alo Kanka 1550 SMS service aims to reach the young and proactive citizens of Istanbul to help them report their non-emergency daily inquiries or warnings. Each SMS is replied by a trained officer.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Sun Microsystems Publishes Pozitron case study

Sun Microsystems published the Pozitron case study on its global website. The partner reference network is an area where companies share their successful experiences with Sun technology. Pozitron’s recent activities were covered in the case study, also featuring Sun Turkey executives. You can access the case study by clicking here.

Saturday, May 3, 2008

Panel and case studies at Bogazici University

Didem Altop (Endeavor Turkey), Fatih İşbecer (Pozitron) and Bahadır Kuru (PIWorks) presented case studies to 60 engineering technology management master’s program students of the reputable Bogazici University and led discussions related to the entrepreneurship as a career path.

Sunday, April 20, 2008

Pozitron identified as BlackBerry Solution Provider Plus

Pozitron was chosen as a Solution Provider Plus for BlackBerry. Under this strategic partnership, Pozitron will develop mobility solutions that leverage the BlackBerry platform. The Solution Provider Plus status is given to very few mobile application companies that have the capability to develop solutions on the BlackBerry Enterprise Platform and meet stringent quality requirements of BlackBerry.

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Pozitron at the GIFOR Conference

Pozitron sponsored and had a speaking opportunity at the Entrepreneurship Conference organized by the Entrepreneurship club of Istanbul Technical University (ITU). GIFOR’s main goal is to create a synergy between the business world and ITU students to be able realize the entrepreneurship potential of the country.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Georgetown MBA visits Istanbul

Endeavor entrepreneurs including Pozitron presented their case studies to 60 executive MBA students from Georgetown University and fielded questions about their experiences as entrepreneurs in Turkey, followed by a networking cocktail at The Marmara Hotel in Istanbul. The event was organized by Endeavor Venture Corp Sezer Ulku, Assistant Professor at Georgetown University.

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Pozitron becomes Advanced Level Business Partner with IBM

Pozitron announces that the company has advanced to the next level of participation in the IBM Business partner program. Pozitron will now have the ability to expand and leverage its brand by utilizing the IBM BUSINESS PARTNER LOGO on its marketing and product materials. Joint marketing opportunities are also possible with this type of partnership.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Pozitron on TEB KOBI TV

TEB Kobi TV is a pioneering online network project that is addressing SMEs. Small and medium scale companies that seek guidance and media coverage are featured on TEB Kobi TV. It’s an online gathering point for SMEs all over Turkey. Pozitron was invited to two programs regarding TUBITAK project preparation and market research tools. You can watch the show by clicking here.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Pozitron at JAVA DAY – Sun microsystems

Java Day is organised yearly by Sun Microsytems, to show the new technologies and developments in the Java environment. Pozitron was invited to the Java Day to feature its 2 java based products in the market: Mobile Iddaa and İşcep (mobile banking application) Other attendees were Yurtsan Atakan from Hurriyet Newspaper, Ali Tireli from

Thursday, January 31, 2008

Pozitron wins the Global Business Plan Contest at Harvard Business School

Pozitron was the winner of the Global Business Plan Contest sponsored by the Harvard Business School’s Entrepreneurship Club. It is the first contest of its kind. Pozitron’s business plan regarding its Integrated Mobile Banking product was chosen as the winner among companies around the world such as Colombia, Mexico and Germany.

Monday, January 28, 2008

Pozitron’s new office at Marmara Technopark

Pozitron opens a new office at Turkey’s number one focal point for patents and R&D, Marmara Technopark operated by TUBITAK. (Turkey’s science association). Pozitron is now a part of this institution where advanced technologies are turned into an asset and create economic value through R&D.

Sunday, January 20, 2008

Pozitron on SKYTURK

Pozitron and the G-LAB team was invited to a TV show about new economy at the national SKYTURK television. SKYTURK TV is a news channel that broadcasts on cable TV and live stream online covering news, sports, technology, economy, and more.

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Pozitron welcomes MIT students for the G-Lab project

Global Entrepreneurship Lab (G-Lab) is the flagship international internship course offered at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Pozitron was chosen as one of the host companies to welcome a G-Lab team. The team worked on Pozitron's expansion strategy in the global market.