SINGAPORE, March 18, 2022 – Crypto.com, the world’s fastest growing cryptocurrency platform, has appointed Onur Guven as General Manager of Turkey.
Onur is joining Crypto.com from Paycell, a leading fintech company which excels in digital payments, prepaid cards, micro-lending, money transfer and merchant POS solutions, where he served as co-founder and CEO for the last seven years. Under Onur’s leadership, the Paycell brand expanded from Turkey to new markets across Europe, becoming one of the most valuable fintech companies in the region, exceeding 10 million active users and 20 thousand merchants. Onur has more than 20 years of experience in building and growing digital businesses across fintech, internet and telecommunication industries.
“Turkey is a highly digital savvy market and one of the most notable cryptocurrency adoption rates in the world,” said Onur Guven, General Manager, Turkey at Crypto.com. “I look forward to introducing Crypto.com’s high standard of quality and security, and rich portfolio of products and services to the dynamic Turkish community by meeting the needs of our users and adhering with regulatory standards and practices. We will work closely with industry leaders and policymakers to enhance understanding of this fast-growing industry and support its growth in a safe and sustainable manner.
Onur’s appointment comes as Crypto.com has experienced significant growth in the past 12 months, the company now has more than 4,000 employees across the globe.
“Onur has incredible expertise and is a true fintech innovator,” said Kris Marszalek, co-founder and CEO of Crypto.com. “He will bring tremendous leadership to our team and in a market of great importance and potential for our business. We are excited for what is to come in Turkey with Crypto.com and through Onur’s leadership.”
Founded in 2016, Crypto.com serves over 10 million customers with the world’s fastest growing cryptocurrency and financial services platform. Crypto.com is built on a foundation of security, privacy and compliance and is the first cryptocurrency company in the world to have ISO/IEC 27701:2019, ISO27001:2013 and PCI:DSS 3.2.1, Level 1 compliance, and independently assessed at Tier 4, the highest level for both NIST Cybersecurity and Privacy Frameworks, as well as Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 compliance.
With over 4,000 people in offices across the Americas, Europe and Asia, Crypto.com is accelerating the world’s transition to cryptocurrency. Find out more: https://crypto.com