Startup Istanbul 2017

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Startup Istanbul 2017

October 20, 2017 - October 23, 2017

ATC’s media partner Etohum continues to bring together the International investors and entrepreneurs at the Startup Istanbul 2017 event. The event, including more than 4,000 participants, 500 startups, 50 speakers and 500 investors from 65 countries, will be held on October 20-23, 2017.

Etohum which is the leading accelerator program and early stage investor will organize Startup Istanbul for the fifth time on October 20-23, 2017. Startup Istanbul which has more than 4,000 participants from 65 countries, more than 500 startups, more than 50 speakers and 500 investors will be together, provides 50 selected startups with the opportunity to present their enterprise in front of investors on demo day.

Selected enterprises will participate in the training of mentorship and workshops on October 20th. On the following day, October 21, the participants passing the elimination will compete to get the attention of the investors then will be shortlisted. The 15 enterprises going on to the finals will get the chance to present the projects to the investors and companies on October 23, 2017.

The speakers of the event include one of the first investors of Tesla who has been listed as #46 of the most outstanding Harvard alumni, award-winning entrepreneur,  Tim Draper; worldwide known strategy and innovation consultant, Dan Toma; founder CEO of Test my Pitch, Bill Kenney; investor and mentor of various startups in Europe, entrepreneur Eamonn Carey; global investor Adam Berk; Managing Director of The Abraaj Group, Omar Syed; author, speaker and practitioner Jeremiah Gardner, and entrepreneur Amal Dokhan. In addition to the speakers, Dan Toma will hold a workshop called “Five Principles for Building Innovation Ecosystems in Established Companies”.

Startup Istanbul, receiving 25,000 applications from 135 countries in 2016, provided the chance of participating in preselection part for 4,085 enterprises. Following the meetings with 2,139 selected and qualified enterprises, 100 of them out of 428 have entitled to participate on Startup Istanbul.

Applications for Startup Istanbul 2017 “Startup Challenge” will be continued until September 1, 2017. You can apply to the contest on the following link:

Contact person:

Umut Ersoy
Marjinal Porter Novelli


October 20, 2017
October 23, 2017