Turgut Gursoy has been in the ICT industry since 1984. He founded his first company, Probil, in 1989. Probil have grown into becoming the biggest independent IT&Technology solutions group in Turkey. Several other companies were found as subsidiary companies to Probilsuch as Proservis and ProNetwork. In 2000, Probil got its first private equity investment and in 2011 Netas acquired the company itself. Probil had served as one of the biggest business partners of Microsoft and Cisco.
He was the chairman of the board at TUBISAD between 2008-2012. TUBISAD is an organization that represents the voice of the leading companies which specializes in ICT and New Media Technologies. TUBISAD's main mission is to help the ICT industry to grow in order to help the economical growth as well. Over 200 companies that are members of TUBISAD are currently governing an economic volume of annually 30 billion USD in Turkey. E-invoice was first introduced to the market during this period.
In addition to these, after Probil was acquired by Netas, Turgut Gursoy has made a couple of investments of his own, which led for him to found his latest company, Lidya Ventures. Lidya Ventures is a venture capital firm that makes investments in Internet, Softwares, Mobile Advertisement, Cyber-Security, HealthcareIT, InsureTech, Real Estate, Food&Beverage and branded consumer products. Lidya Ventures invests in later-stage companies that are trying to evolve more by providing funds, management strategies to help the companies meet their ultimate potential.