Leading Startup
Event in Eurasia

Istanbul, Turkey

October 2017

STARTUP ISTANBUL 2016 CHALLENGE WINNERS

Very Best of Startups in Eurasia

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.

Istanbul is the perfect setting for a tech conference for Digital Minded Companies, Ventures and Startups with global ambitions in the region. This event is made of networking. Hours of networking with best founders, executives, entrepreneurs and investors all around the region.

This year’s event will have more than 500 selected startups and more than 4.000 attendees.

500+ STARTUPS
80+ COUNTRIES
4000+ ATTENDEES
500+ INVESTORS
SOME OF THE PREVIOUS SPEAKERS
  • Steve Blank
  • Adora Cheung
    Partner
    Y Combinator
  • Christopher Rogers
    General Partner
    Lumia Capital
  • Omar A. Syed
    Managing Director
    Abraaj Capital
  • Dave McClure
    Founding Partner
    500 Startups
  • Christopher Schroeder
    Author
    Startup Rising
  • Ali Sabancı
    Co-Founder & CEO
    Pegasus Airlines
  • David S. Rose
    CEO
    Gust
  • Hanzade Doğan Boyner
    Executive Board Chairman
    Doğan Online
  • Hasan Aslanoba
    CEO
    Aslanoba Capital
  • Mike Butcher
    TechCrunch
    Editor at Large
  • Fares Ghandour
    Partner
    Wamda Capital

BIGGEST NETWORKING EVENT

in the region with 4000+ attendees

INVESTORS
Startup Turkey and Startup Istanbul are organized by Etohum. Some of the investors and companies attended in previous years.

STARTUP CHALLENGE

On 19-20th of October selected 100 startups will gather in Istanbul and meet best mentors from US and Europe. On 20th of October 50 startups will be selected by the mentors and they will pitch to the investors on 21st of October.

Only investors are invited to the demo day. In the end, top 15 will be selected for the finals to pitch on the Startup Istanbul stage on 10th of October.

ISTANBUL

UNITES EUROPE AND ASIA

Istanbul being the capital of some world’s greatest empires presents an amazing blend of history and modernity. With its key location situated between Europe and Asia, and its 18.000.000 habitants, İstanbul is an important center for many sectors. Today the city is visited each year by millions of travelers who come to catch a glimpse of its ancient city walls, enchanted churches, palaces and mosques, while savoring the delightful tastes of the city’s rich cuisine. İstanbul offers an unforgettable experience with its colorful daily life and dynamic nightlife.

LAST YEAR'S SPONSORS
MEDIA PARTNERS
Learn More About Startup Istanbul
Startup Istanbul is the leading and biggest gathering of startups, investors, VCs and tech executives from over 40 countries in Eurasia, to learn more please downlad the pdf.