Daglar Cizmeci. Founder, CEO & Serial Investor.

1997

Graduated from The Wharton School with a degree in Economics and Finance. In 1997, Daglar founded his first business, which was involved in Nasdaq equity trading.

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2001

During the height of the dot-com boom, Daglar’s business nearly gained $5bn volume per month. In 2001, just four years into the business, the fledgling company was sold to E-Trade.

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2005

In 2005, Daglar graduates from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a Master’s graduate degree in Logistics Engineering. Shortly after, Daglar founded a cargo airline (ACT Airlines) and an aircraft maintenance business (myTECHNIC), based in Istanbul.

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2011

In 2011, myTechnic and ACT Airlines were sold to a large strategic investor, HNA Group.

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2015

In 2015, Daglar moved to London to establish an asset management platform alongside HNA Group. The platform operated under the name EH Global Capital and has advised on transactions with a total volume of over 1 Billion Euros.

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2018

In 2018, Daglar co-founds Marsfields Real Estate Group – a next-gen property development company.

Marsfields builds large scale physical and technology-based operational platforms, underlined by complex real estate development and regeneration projects; in the Media, Living, Creative Retail and Urban sectors.

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2019

Today, Daglar remains on the boards of his aviation businesses as Executive Chairman. Daglar also has a portfolio of investments in companies focusing on exponential technologies including XR, Prop-tech and democratised wealth management.

Arq, Daglar’s recent investment, focuses on providing people with smarter wealth management solutions. As a business, Arq aims to operate on a wholly independent basis – with no sales bias anywhere within the company.

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