Program

Here's what you can expect from your 4 days at Startup Istanbul
  1. 20 OctoberFriday
  2. 21 OctoberSaturday
  3. 22 OctoberSunday
  4. 23 OctoberMonday
  1. Conference DayMC - Amal Dokhan, Ozan Sonmez Venue: Uniq Hall
  2. 08:30 - 09:45 Registration - Welcome
  3. 09:45 - 09:50 OpeningProf. Erhan Erkut
  4. 09:50 - 10:00 Mehmet BüyükekşiChairman of Turkish Exporters Assembly
  5. 10:00 - 10:40 Tim Draper Draper University
  6. 10:40 - 11:00 Fireside Chat İhsan Elgin - Adora Cheung
  7. 11:00 - 11:20 Amal Dokhan Babson Global Center
  8. 11:20 - 11:40 e-Residency for Global EntrepreneursKaspar Korjus - Enterprise Estonia
  9. 11:40- 12:00 Startup playbook for underdogs' Ferruh Mavituna - Netsparker
  10. 12:30 - 13:20 Lunch Break
  11. 13:20 - 13:50 Hans Van Grieken Deloitte
  12. 13:50 - 14:10 Age of SuperhumansOnur Koç - Microsoft
  13. 14:10 - 14:30 Burak Dayioglu Atar Labs
  14. 14:30 - 15:00 Panel - Circle of Greed: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of Silicon Valley Bill Kenney, Zaya Kadyrova, Eamonn Carey, Andy Tsao
  15. 15:00 - 15:20 Innovation Beyond Post It NotesDan Toma - Author 'The Corporate Startup'
  16. 15:20 - 16:00 Panel - Why Big Companies Can't Innovate Asra Nadeem, Yousef M. Hamidaddin, Vera Shokina, Yinal Ozkan
  17. 16:00 - 17:30 Finals - Moderator Erhan ErkutJury: Tim Draper, Adora Cheung, Omar Syed
  18. 17:30 - 18:00 Success StoryMario Aguilera & Yousef M. Hamidaddin
  19. 18:00 - 18:15 Awards Ceremony
  20. 18:15 - 18:30 Closing
  21. Workshops Venue: Uniq Istanbul Lounge
  22. 13:00 - 14:00 Workshop - Five Principles for Building Innovation Ecosystems in Established Companies Dan Toma
  23. 14:00 - 15:30 Workshop - Cryptocurrency & BlockchainOliver Naegele
  24. Workshops Venue: Uniq Meeting Rooms
  25. 14:00 - 15:00 Oracle Cloud Test DriveEren Akbaba, A.Kıvanç Güler
  26. 15:00 - 16:00 Microsoft Workshop: "How will Data & AI change Our Lives?" Koray Kocabaş

4 Days Full of Connection and Inspiring

Here is what you can expect from your 4 days at StartupIstanbul

Mentorship

Startups pitch and get feedbacks from several mentors

Demo Day

Selected startups pitch to the investors in a private demo day

Excursion

We know 4 days is not enough but still fine to enjoy beautiful Istanbul

Conference Day

Join the 5,000 attendees coming to Istanbul this year and listen to top-tier speakers

Program for Speakers, Investors & Executives

Here's what you can expect from your 4 days at Startup Istanbul

Workshops

Join workshops of companies and network

VIP Dinner

VIP Dinner of Startup Istanbul became traditional for every special guest of the event

Basics of Investment

Get trainings from experts on how to angel investing

VIP Lounge

Enjoy the VIP Lounge of the venue during the event
Startup Istanbul offers a wide range of speakers consist of the best investors, accelarators, mentors and technology leaders from all over the world.