Startup Istanbul is the leading startup event that brings together founders, investors and executives in the region. It’s a gathering of the leading startups, internet companies, business angels and venture capitalists connecting East and West.

  • 500+ Startups
  • 80+ Countries
  • 4000+ Attendees
  • 300+ Investors

The event is an exclusive gathering of the leading startups, internet companies, angel investors and venture capitalists from all around the globe. This year, 500 startups, 300 investors and 4000 attendees will come to Istanbul to join the event.

This event is made of networking. Every person you meet can give you inspiring ideas, valuable advice, and opportunities for collaboration. You can find your investor, your mentor or the right startup to join or invest in. The only thing you need is energy and passion for entrepreneurship.

Startup Turkey and Startup Istanbul events are organized by Etohum.

Who We Are?

Etohum is the leading startup accelerator and seed investor in Turkey. Every year, Etohum is selecting the most promising startups from thousands of applicants. These teams are trained and mentored for an acceleration period of 3 months. Etohum works with world-class mentors, including advisors from Silicon Valley, the heart of entrepreneurship.

Etohum organizes the biggest and most impactful entrepreneurship events in Turkey. Startup Istanbul and Startup Turkey are the two of them.

Startup Istanbul is the biggest final of the year for startups around the region.

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