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Speed Networking Event at Startup Istanbul

Are you looking for an investor? Startup Istanbul offers you a great chance to meet with investors on Speed Networking Event. Get Your Early Bird tickets now.


What is Speed Networking?

Speed Networking is an efficient, face-to-face professional networking model, designed to accelerate business contacts and generally starts with a bell.  It’s a very energetic and fun event. Participants are split into two groups and are seated at tables in pairs facing each other in order to exchange information. Participants meet each other during a set period of time, share their professional backgrounds and business goals.

Don’t forget to bring your business cards

Speed Networking Tips

  • Have your speech ready and say what you would like to achieve or learn
  • Listen as well as talk
  • Remember, even if the prior work of the person you are speaking with doesn’t directly relate to your interest, they might know someone who does
  • If you don’t know of the other person’s prior industry or organization, then ask them to clarify, otherwise you can miss an opportunity
  • Take notes, this practice can be very good for jogging the memory. Exchange business cards and take notes about the speakers’ background on the back of their business card
  • Aim to network with people you haven’t met before
  • If you know you want to speak with a particular person again, arrange to follow up with an email/phone call to ensure they remember you

Watch the beginning of the video to see how Speed Networking started with a bell at Startup Turkey 2014:

Why will we start with Speed Networking?
Startup Istanbul is the biggest networking event in the region. So, we give a chance to attendees to meet with different people and investors for a limited time. Speed Networking Event will be managed by Ertugrul Belen, from Business Networking Academy. Ertugrul Belen is the founder of Business Networking Academy. He gave Speed Networking trainings over 50 thousand professionals and he is also the author of the book called Networking (The art of Meeting, Introducing and Recognition)

Startup Istanbul is the only conference starts with Speed Networking Event

Speed Networking photos from Startup Turkey 2014

─ August 7, 2014