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Pioneering Activities

Some of the pioneering activities İşbank introduced to the Turkish banking sector…

  • Introduced “money box” to the Turkish people to create and foster the key concept of saving
  • Originated the practice of using checks in ordinary expenditure payments
  • Set up electronic banking in Turkey with “Bankamatik” ATMs
  • Established the first Turkish bank branches in Europe and Cyprus
  • Offered the first investment account service in Turkey
  • Founded the first mutual funds
  • Initiated trading in investment securities by a bank in Turkey
  • Launched the first interactive telephone banking service
  • Introduced the first internet branch
  • Started WAP telephone banking transactions
  • Began the first Java-based Mobile Phone Banking service
  • Introduced the “Floating Account,” Turkey’s first time deposit product with TRLIBOR market-indexed returns
  • Set up “Environmentally Responsible Growth Fund” Turkey’s first mutual fund focused on social responsibility
  • Launched “Environment Friendly Housing Loan” product to support the development and widespread use of environment friendly technologies in the housing sector
  • Started mobile signature implementation that enables borrowing without visiting a bank branch, and card-free cash withdrawal
  • Introduced the “Return Wizard,” a return comparison tool that uses the Multi-touch feature
  • Launched the “İş’te Yatırım,” the first financial iPhone application that provides live ISE data
  • Initiated Video Phone Banking via the third generation (3G) mobile phone technology
  • Offered the “Mobile Key” product, which enhances security in Internet Banking and Mobile Banking and also enables customers to withdraw money from ATMs card-free.