5 IT Companies in Turkey to Know

These IT companies are putting Turkey’s tech scene on the map.

Written by Andreas Rekdal
Published on Jun. 18, 2024
5 IT Companies in Turkey to Know
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Like any major economic center, Turkey has its fair share of information technology companies. The country has a significant home-grown startup scene, but it also serves as a regional hub for multinational technology companies that do business in the Middle East and Africa region. If you’re looking to get familiar with the market’s key players, these companies are a great place to start.

Top IT Companies in Turkey to Know

  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • Dream Games
  • Papara


Top IT Companies in Turkey

A technology and professional services company with offerings ranging from artificial intelligence to cloud services, quantum computing, business automation and cybersecurity, IBM has had a significant presence in Turkey for more than 85 years. The company has offices in Ankara and Istanbul.

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Although most recognize Microsoft thanks to household brands like Windows, Office 365 and Xbox, Microsoft is also the company behind the world’s second-largest cloud service, Azure, and a leader in artificial intelligence technology. The company’s Istanbul office is one of its headquarters for the Middle East and Africa region, and the company hires locally for both technical and business roles.


If you’re unfamiliar with Google you could always look it up, but the company’s offerings go far beyond its eponymous search engine. Google is a cloud provider, the company behind the Android mobile operating system and one of the largest forces in targeted advertising. And like many other international technology giants, the company has an Istanbul office.


Dream Games is the company behind Royal Match — a casual mobile puzzle game with almost 9 million reviews across Google Play and the Apple App Store. The mobile game developer is headquartered in Istanbul and has a major development and marketing team in the city.


Papara is a Turkey-based financial technology company that got its start offering a prepaid Mastercard in its home market. It has since expanded its offerings to include money transfers, payments, precious metals, savings and insurance, and its website states it is used to make millions of transactions on a monthly basis.

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