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Microsoft eyes establishing software start-up in Turkey

Xinhua,June 03, 2018 Adjust font size:

ISTANBUL, June 1 (Xinhua) -- Microsoft aims to establish a software company worth 1 billion U.S. dollars in Turkey, a senior executive of Microsoft Turkey said Friday.

"We aim to take local enterprises, which are sprouted in the country by our solutions, to the global market," Murat Kansu, general manager of Microsoft Turkey, was quoted by the Anadolu Agency as saying.

Microsoft has invested in Turkey's both digital and economic future while supporting local software enterprises, Kansu said.

The U.S. tech giant has so far supported more than 2,000 local enterprises in Turkey, he noted.

Onur Koc, the chief technology officer of Microsoft Turkey, was also quoted by the Anadolu report as underlining the importance of establishing start-ups in Turkey.

Microsoft focused on creating a generation which can develop softwares in order to increase the number of local softwares and improve the sector in Turkey, Koc said. Enditem