Acceleration Program

We are launching our Equity-free, fully remote, Startup Istanbul Acceleration Program (SIAP). As the Startup Istanbul team, we know what startups need and we created this program due to the 200K startups who applied to us so far. The program will be independent of place. You can join from anywhere in the world.

It’s a six weeks program of networking, mentoring, learning and business expansion created by the know-how of the Startup Istanbul team. The world’s most high potential startups, the top notch investors and the most passionate mentors will be connected in this program.


20 October – 11 December 2020
All over the world

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Are you ready to accelerate with Startup Istanbul?

Selected top startups will meet world class mentors, investors, companies during 6 weeks. Startup Istanbul Acceleration Program includes online courses, training, one-on-one mentorship sessions and demo hours with investors.
We will invite a limited number of startups to this program. Apply now to be one of them.

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What do you get from Startup Istanbul Acceleration Program

High-level Exposure

High-level Exposure

The world’s most high potential startups, the top-notch investors, and the most passionate mentors will be connected in this program. So you will meet many investors, mentors, companies from all around the world during 6 weeks. We will also gladly share participating startups within startupistanbul.com, in our newsletters and social media channels. Your pitch videos at demo hours will also help you more to expose even after the program.
Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

We organize several private demo hours where you will be pitching in a short but more focused sessions to the investors. These sessions will include your 2,5-minute pitch and you’ll have time to answer investors’ questions.
Networking

Program of training and networking

Startups are the main actors of Startup Istanbul Acceleration Program. It’s a six weeks program of networking, mentoring, learning, and business expansion created by the know-how of the Startup Istanbul team. Everything will be organized for you to get the most out of it.
New Customers

New Customers

Sales is the most important thing in a startup life. With this program, you’ll learn how to sell your service or product, you’ll get new techniques of growing fast in the internet market. You’ll hear how to reach out your target customers from the experts of this domain.
Go Global

Go Global

Startup Istanbul welcomes guests from several countries. If you want to make contact from new markets and go global, here is the chance. Listen to the insights about different markets from people who live in.

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