Scientist, Entrepreneur

Veysel Berk is the founder of Çaycı and PayPad. He studied at Boğaziçi University and MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and got his PhD at University of California Berkeley.As a postdoctoral fellow, he worked with Steve Chu, Nobel Laureate in Physics and US Secretary of Energy in Obama’s administration. Veysel’s discoveries have been published inScience Magazine, 2013. The same year, he was able to raise $1M seed-funding for his Silicon Valley technology startup Wallit, in less than two weeks from angel investors and venture capitals such as executives from OpenTable, HP and PocketGems.