By Erdal Celikel
A Turkish entrepreneur, who began his business with small money that he generated by selling his wife’s bracelet, is now a founder of a company, which exports
"We began work with my own little resources. The government's support boosted our morale. I could not do it on my own," Zafer Durusoy, the founder of
The research and development company works in the field of
Durusoy said that they developed the company with support from KOSGEB, a state-run organization which serves small and medium enterprises.
The KOSGEB provides soft or non-recourse loans to help establish successful and sustainable enterprises.
"This is really important. I thank KOSGEB. They provided
"We produced systems with
Space simulators are developed for Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) and Turkish
The company, which was established with small funds, became an exporter in 11 years, Durusoy
"Our domestic contribution to our product is around 75 percent. We import the rest of the goods," he said.
Durusoy noted that selling goods in the
Besides the U.K., the company, which has
Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek also praised Durusoy's achievement by sharing his story on