Speakers all over the world

Top-tier speakers join Startup Istanbul every year to influence the hearts and minds of the tech lovers from all around the globe. 23 October is the conference day where speakers create a spectacular program on stage with fireside chats, speaking slots and also panels.

20-23 October 2017 In the center of the world, Istanbul

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If you are interested in a speaking, mentor or moderator role at Startup Istanbul, simply complete the brief application form. If we think there could be a good fit, a member of our team will be in touch with you.

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2017 All Speakers

Meet our 2017 speakers who made Startup Istanbul the most attractive tech event of the region


  • Tim Draper Draper University Founder
  • Adora Cheung Y Combinator Partner
  • Mike Butcher TechCrunch Editor at Large
  • Robert Schwentker Blockchain University Founding President & Chief Operator
  • Scott Hartley The Fuzzie and the Techie Author & Venture Capitalist
  • Kaspar Korjus Estonia / e-Residency Managing Director
  • Bill Kenney Test My Pitch Founder
  • Eamonn Carey Techstars Managing Director
  • Amal Dokhan Babson Global Center Director for Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • Omar A. Syed Abraaj Partner
  • Ozan Sonmez T-Jump Managing Director
  • Yousef M. Hamidaddin Innovation & Change Advocate
  • Bakhrom Ibragimov EBRD Technology Investments in CEEMEA
  • Asra Nadeem Draper University Program Director
  • Andrew Tang Draper University Managing Director
  • Utku Azman Citus Data Managing Director of EMEA
  • Vera Shokina SVB Managing Director
  • Andy Tsao SVB Director
  • Allen Taylor Endeavor Managing Director
  • Amy Tez Performance Coach
  • Dan Toma The Corporate Startup Author
  • Eren Akbaba Cloud Platform Consultant Oracle
  • A.Kıvanç Güler Cloud Digital Domain Consultant Oracle
Our speakers consist of known experts in the field with years of experience. To be considered for the upcoming event as a speaker, simply complete the brief speaker application.