Mihriban Ersin is the COO of Colendi, a blockchain fintech startup helping to create better financial inclusion opportunities for the un/underbanked, and empower the developing world. After graduating from Istanbul University, Mihriban started her career as a project manager for the European Union and European Commission, catapulting her to a path of entrepreneurism in the fintech space. She co-founded Ininal, the first and biggest e-money company in Turkey that has reached 1 million active users in less than half a decade. Mihriban is also the founder and editor of FintechTime, the leading fintech magazine in Turkey. As one of the few women to hold a C-level position in the blockchain industry, Mihriban is an advocate for women in technology. One of her first ventures includes founding Kadingozu, a startup created to support women in business. Mihriban’s passion for creating opportunities for minorities is one of her motivators with Colendi.
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