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Scale Up Accelerator Program
for Allianz Turkey

HackZone Scale Up Accelerator is a 6-month program for growing and scale up startups aiming to grow their businesses providing a global competitive advantage.

Apply as a Startup

Why We are Doing This

The unique program gives an opportunity to growing startups in a 6-month period to advance and scale up their businesses.

Explore and integrate
existing Allianz APIs

Create innovative ideas
focused on insurance industry

Discover innovative
business models

Create new
customer experiences

We are Open for the Startups Who

>> Startups and scale ups having a market-tested solution suitable for one or more Program Challenges

>> Startups at growing / scale up stage. Possess sufficient technical and operational capacity to grow business globally

>> With an annual turnover of at least 500.000 TL and/ or has raised investment of 1.000.000 TL and more

Choose Your Challenge & Prove Your Passion

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Generative AI
Achieving operational excellence in insurance processes
Increasing customer satisfaction


Increasing activity on the Allianz mobile app.
Exploring opportunities to enhance customer loyalty

Creating a bond between the insurance sector and the younger population

Combating Climate Change

Prevention and measurement of climate change impacts (physical, financial, health, agriculture, etc.)

Managing damages caused by climate change and reducing its effects (physical, financial, health, material, agriculture, etc.)

Program Flow

Program Benefits

Unlock unparalleled opportunities with Hackzone Scale Up: Dive deep into co-creation with the Allianz Turkey team, get mentorship from global experts, and tap into exclusive Allianz resources. From significant cash prizes to exclusive tech perks, your innovation journey has never been so rewarding.

HackZone Program Benefits 2023

Startups selected for the HackZone Scale Up Program 2021



Aysun Esgin
Chapter Lead - P&C Change Team
Bahadır Berk Tekin
Manager | Digital Tribe - Business Analysis & Data Chapter Lead
Batur Esat
Corporate Sales Manager
Berna Özdemir
Head of Corporate Communications and Sustainability
Beste Betoner
Customer Experience and Product Marketing Manager
Bircan Ergur Caglayan
Senior Manager, Digital Product Management and UX / Service Design
Burakhan Pirimoğlu
Digital Transformation Product Owner, Life & Pension Tribe
Burcu Aykurt
Digital Expert
Burcu Pasabeyoglu Koldemir
Health Marketing&Distribution Channels, Director
Cem Öncül
Cross Functional Solution Design
Ceren Sümer
Business Development Expert sustainable Energy, Renewables, EV Charging and Storage solutions
Ceyhan Demir
Head of Software Development
Ceyhun Eren
Director of Allianz Teknik & Risk Engineering
Demet Memiş
Health Transformation Expert
Elif Ozyurt Hascelik
Life & Pension Tribe Team Member
Emrah Gökmen
Health Product & Actuarial, Director
Erdinc Yuksek
Life & Pension Tribe - Business Expansion & Transformation
Erkan Özdağ
Sr. Manager | MSc - Civil Engineer | Expert | Risk Engineer
Esengül Sağdınç
Programs Lead
Eylem Göçmen
Legal Expert
Gizem Severoglu Tigin
Program Manager
Goksu Gunes
L&P Business Expert
Gulsah Köse
Loyalty and Affluent Segment Supervisor
Gökhan İbili
Life & Pension Operation Expert
Gökçe Yıldırım
Group Head - Portfolio Management
Gözde Karaman Bağcı
Digital Expert
Hakan Alper
Motor Claim Expert
Hümeyra Boztunç
Head of Innovation Office
Ismail Sincik
Country Manager
Kaan Akın
Founder & CEO
Mehmet Doğukan Uncu
Solution Architect/ Digital Tribe
Mina Merve Bülbül
Talent Management & Employee Experience Manager
Mustafa Altay
Product, Ux and Service Design Expert
Nilay Çakır
Environmental and Climate Change Services Manager
Oktay Atay
Health Business Expert
Onur Koldaş
Health Domain Lead at Allianz Organizational Management
Oğuz Anakoç
Non-Motor Business Expert
Pelin Mutlu Yavuz
Corporate Sales Supervisor
Sabina Babayeva
Sinem Dursun
Head Of Customer Experience Strategy
Tekin Aytekin
Enterprise Architect
Umay Maver Susuz
Head of Customer Loyalty Management | Customer Experience | Product Management | CVM
Utku Demirkaya
Health Transformation Expert
Uğur Koçak
Software Development Manager
Uğur Çomoğlu
Group Head of Operation Support & Health, Safety and Environment
Vesile Kurun
IT Chapter Lead
Yusuf Ondes
Group Head - P&C Retail Tribe Market&Business Development
Özgür Sever
Digital Insurance Group Head
İlker Avcıoğlu
API Integrations Expert

Meet the Finalists of the HackZone Scale Up Program 2021







Program Management Team

Ceyhan Demir
Allianz Türkiye
Hümeyra Boztunç
Allianz Türkiye
İlker Avcıoğlu
Allianz Türkiye
Esengül Sağdınç
Gizem Severoglu Tigin
Sabina Babayeva


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The Allianz Group is one of the world's leading insurers and asset managers with more than 100 million retail and corporate customers in more than 70 countries. Allianz is one of the world’s largest investors, managing around 754 billion euros on behalf of its insurance customers. Furthermore, its asset managers PIMCO and Allianz Global Investors manage almost 1.7 trillion euros of third-party assets. Thanks to its systematic integration of ecological and social criteria in its business processes and investment decisions, Allianz hold the leading position for insurers in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In 2019, over 147,000 employees achieved total revenues of 142 billion euros and an operating profit of 11.9 billion euros for the group.

Allianz is a major player in Turkey as well, with its property, casualty and health subsidiary Allianz Sigorta, its life and pension subsidiaries Allianz Yaşam ve Emeklilik and Allianz Hayat ve Emeklilik, and also with respective representations of Allianz Global Assistance (Mondial Assistance) and Euler Hermes. With 5.5 million customers, 3,900 agencies, 12 regional directorates 1,800 bank branches, 6,700 network providers and 2,500 employees, Allianz Turkey offers a wide range of products and detailed policy coverage to numerous retail and corporate customers in 81 cities across Turkey. By generating 12.4 billion liras in premiums and contributions with its three companies, Allianz Turkey ended the year of 2019 as the preeminent sector player. Leading the sector in terms of customer experience, employee engagement, agility, digitalization, sustainability and innovation, Allianz Turkey pursues a brand vision of improving the quality of life of the society, with an underlying mission of protecting the customer health and the wellbeing of their properties, while accompanying those customers and their families at every stage of their lives.

For more information, please visit us at: www.allianz.com.tr

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Founded in 2015 with the vision of enabling growth by engaging with innovation ecosystems, Hackquarters is a global corporate startup accelerator supporting entrepreneurs to scale their businesses and grow globally with world-class coaching and network, providing a launchpad into new markets, embracing innovation with global enterprises. Today, based in London and Istanbul with the 90+ Programs, we helped more than 1000 founders from 100+ countries to raise $400M+, guiding them to discover the right connections and enabling them to make a change.

For more information, please visit us at: hackquarters.co