Startup Istanbul 2015

When: Sat, October 3, 9am – Mon, October 5, 5pm, 2015
Where: Lutfi Kirdar, Istanbul, Turkey
Admission: Unspecified
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Startup Istanbul is the leading startup event which brings together founders, investors and executives in the region. It's a gathering of the leading startups, internet companies, business angels and venture capitalists from Asia and Europe.

Startup Challenge
On 1st-2nd of October, 100 selected startups will get together at Istanbul and meet best mentors from mainly US and Europe. On 3rd of October, 50 startups will pitch to the jury and top 15 will be selected for the final event. On 5th of October, 15 startups will be on the stage at Lutfi Kirdar Convention Center. All venture capitals and angel investors will be there to listen to the presentations. 2014 winners (list of startups):
  • Link - Chat anonymously and randomly 
  • Link Lix Pen - 3D printing pen
  • Link Silkroad Images - Oriental stock photography

Speed Networking
After the bell rings, you have 90 seconds to meet each person. Bring a lot of business cards. Speed Networking is an ice-breaker activity where every participant introduces himself to each other in 90 seconds respectively. It is the best activity to enjoy networking while accelerating business contacts.

Startup Istanbul Speed Networking