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Etohum Entrepreneurship Summit 2012

The intensive schedule for the selection process of the 40 ventures that applied to Etohum during the past year is nearing the end. The selected ventures and entrepreneurs will be announced on Saturday February 28th, 2012 during the full-day program of the Etohum Entrepreneurship Summit. Many successful entrepreneurs had participated in the summit that will be organized with the attendance of expert entrepreneurs and professionals.

The application process for eTohum that started in August was finalized in December 2011. Final interviews are being conducted in the first week of January. The selection of the 15 ventures will be completed by the Etohum Selection Panel in January. We will announce the first 15 ventures during the daylong program of the Etohum Entrepreneurship Summit to be held in February 28th, 2012 at Bahçeşehir University. The ventures that were selected last year will share their developments with us.

28 January 2012 Saturday Etohum Entrepreneurship Summit Program

08:00 – 09:00 Entrepreneurship Summit Registration – Networking
08:30 – 09:00 Tea – Coffee
09:00 – 09:45 Cengiz Ultav – Vestel Executive Board Member
09:45 – 10:00 Tea/coffee break
10:00 – 10:45 Enver Yücel – Bahçeşehir University Founder
10:45 – 11:00 Tea/coffee break
11:00 – 12:00 Stefano E. D’Anna
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 15:00 Turgut Gürsoy – Founder of Probil, TUBISAD chairman
15:00 – 15:30 Tea/coffee break
15:30 – 16:00 Talks by 2010 – 2011 Etohum / invested entrepreneurs

  • Evidea.com (malzemem.com)
  • Sinavo
  • Gideros Mobil
  • Pembepanjur
  • Bombastik
  • Pozitiftv / Keyground
  • Gamester
  • Oyuncakdenizi
  • İndirdik.com

16:00 – 17:00 2012 Announcement of Etohum 15 ventures
18:00 – 18:30 Closure

Some of the candidates selected in 2012 will receive investment from Etohum and will later be invited to the Etohum Camp in February. Last year, the Etohum Camp was held at Rixos Antalya. Please fill out the form below to attend the summit. (Attendance is open to all and free of charge.)

Date: 28 January 2012, Saturday
Saat: 08:00 – 18:00
Yer: Bahçeşehir University / Beşiktaş / Istanbul Map

Briefly Stefano D’Anna

Stefano D’Anna graduated in Economics at the University of Naples with First Class Honors ( cum laude ), obtained a Master at the London Business School ( ITP Program ) and a Doctorate in Sociology of Communications with first class Honors at The Catholic University in Milan. He has been associate research fellow at The Science Institute in New York.

Has been a leading manager of multinational companies including Alfa-Romeo, Olivetti Corporation ( based in Milan ), Olivetti Corporation of America ( based in New York and Middle East ), and FIAT International ( Turin Headquarters and Jeddah ).

He is an international lecturer, a key-note speaker and guest of honor at over 100 major international Conventions and Forums, in Europe, USA and South America. Most recently the Forum Istanbul ( May, 2011 ) and The Greek Power Forum in Athens ( June, 2011 ).

In last years has started the cycle of the “Integrity Seminars” bringing to International Corporate Leaders his findings about leadership, Integrity and Corporate Longevity. His lessons on liberalism pertaining to concepts of freedom and individualism are considered revolutionary.

He has published one hundred articles in Italian, English and Turkish and scholarly papers about his studies and researches. Publications include the books “Berlusconi in Concert”. “The School for Gods”, already translated in the main European Languages, besides Russian, Chinese and Turkish. Since 2005 up today it is best seller in Turkey.

Since 1994, Prof. D’Anna has been the Rector of the International College ESE – The European School of Economics with headquarters in London and campuses in Madrid, New York, Rome, Florence and Milan.

But the School he dreamed, had no walls and no limits. On December 2nd, 2010, he has left his position as Rector, stepped down as Vice President of The ESE Foundation in New York, and reduced any other commitment in order to create a most advanced leadership Program to teach to specially selected students, who arrive to him from five continents, what universities do not teach: how to cultivate a sense of greatness, unlimited love for freedom, and an incorruptible integrity, in order to be the new cells – Future Leaders, and the hope of the World.

─ January 19, 2012