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Crowdfunding is maturing in Turkey 

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Crowdfunding has deep roots in the Turkish culture. Many Turkish entrepreneurs turn to their families and friends who are generous investors. If a friend wants to invest in a business, his/her friends usually chip in. In villages, people share daily works and call it “imece.”

That’s why I always wondered why we lag behind so much in terms of crowdfunding rules, regulations and technologies.

In many countries, with platforms like Kickstarter, you can raise money from complete strangers for any type of project that you would like to realize. In some of these countries, like the U.S. and the UAE, you can even lend money at a peer to peer level. Some people prefer this because people charge lesser interests than banks.

So when I got an email from Esin Attorney........

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