Who is Fatih Ozdemir?

Hello, Fatih Ozdemir here. I was born in Istanbul in 1993. I graduated in Business Administration from the Giresun University in Turkey, 2017. When I was 14, I coded my ow n website myself without getting any help. After this time, I had a passion for designing, blogging and video creating too. In 2010, I created my personal blog (fozdemir.com) and have written articles about my journeys. When it has become one of the popular blogs of Turkey, I got sponsorships from international brands like Turkish Airlines, Kempinski Palaces, Jaguar, Trivago, Ferries of Istanbul (IDO).

I have joined the meetings with the managers of these brands when I was young. These experiences gave me important skills. I could create a new project from scratch by dint of this experience anymore because ofI know to coding via HTML&CSS languages, by using design and video programs of Adobe and to writing articles. I also give services to some companies as a freelancer. You can check my Behance profile to see my works.Ifyou want to hire me for your projects, please visit fozzdigital.com to get detail and contact me.

I have gained great opportunities and experiences with the project that I had started in university years is giresunblog.comwhich is the first city blog of Turkey was visited by about 2,5 million visitors from all around the world.

In 2015, I was elected as one of the best 40 young entrepreneurs of Turkey in 40.000 young coming from different universities by Turkish Entrepreneurship Foundation. After this, My life was totally changed. I experienced to see how to build a successful company in the start-up ecosystem. Also, I have met with many of the successful business persons of Turkey via the foundation.

After 6 months when I was selected to there, I have found one of the popular news websites of Turkey called Ontrava together with my other 3 shareholders (one of them is who the member of the second biggest business family of Turkey is Sabanci) before my graduation. I managed all process of this project like making annual plans, designing mobile application and website, management of creating the process for mobile application and website, tests UI / UX for digital products, publishing the mobile app to App Store & Google Play Store, SEO analyses of website and app stores, creating the corporate identity, managing social media accounts, hiring the editorial team, planning daily news flow, managing all advertising process, planning income management, accounting procedures, business relationships management and competitor researches for 1.5 years.

Ontrava had been one of the most popular news apps & sites of Turkey. shortly after the founding date – August 2016. Ontrava’s iPhone App has taken second place in the News Category of App Store at the first week after publishing– November 2017. This became one of the most successful stories in my youth.

At this time, I have got training about leadership that accredited by Boğaziçi Universityvia Yenibirlider (A New Leader) Association. In addition to this, I had joined a young entrepreneurship program of Hackquarters.

In the middle of 2017 (after my graduation), I decided to go to Londonto improve my second language due to my global vision. I have started to work on my new startup project is Citiletterby dint of this experience. The project that we are testing on small user groups will be implemented when I feel ready in the future.

In addition to these, I am making Vlogumentaryvideos for my Youtube channel while I have free time.

At the moment, I am working as a digital strategy director for brands (AABir) of Prof. Dr Ali Atıf Bir who is known as one of an expert in the marketing sector of Turkey.

I will keep here updated with new collaborations in the future. If you wish, you can follow me on social media. Please feel free to meet with me: Facebook (Personal), Facebook (Blog),Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn