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“Thousands of attendees and startups encounter more than 500 angel investors and VCs, all ready to nurture the next promising company to success. Past participants include Y Combinator and Microsoft Ventures from the U.S., and notable people like Steve Blank and Tim Draper.”
“Startup Turkey, in its 8th year, reveals a vibrant Turkish startup ecosystem. Entrepreneurs from across Turkey and neighboring countries descended upon the Mediterranean resort town Antalya this late last month to pitch their ideas at Startup Turkey.”
“The Startup Turkey event was a chance for some 30 start-ups to pitch their companies to an audience of peers, investors and VCs. Turkey’s Internet scene is emerging, and this was reflected in the sort of companies that presented: games companies and e-commerce sites were by far the most common.”


“Five social networks pitching for lifelines at Startup Turkey. Startup Turkey takes place today, 30 September. One day ahead of the event more than 60 startups gathered in Microsoft’s Turkish headquarters to pitch to a team of mentors and investors.”
“The congregation of Turkish and regional entrepreneurs (from Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Egypt, Greece, Jordan, Lebanon, Uzbekistan) stormed Antalya, on the Mediterranean coast for two and a half days of pitches and panels.”

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Why should you come to Startup Istanbul?

Here’s what you can expect from your 3 days at Startup Istanbul as an investor


25.000 startup applications from 135+ countries. Enjoy the benefits of sponsorship to elevate your brand in the industry and region.

80+ Countries

Startups from all around the world come Istanbul to meet global investors, angels, incubators. Selected startups from more than 80 countries are coming every year.

Press and media coverage

Startup Istanbul is built for gathering entrepreneurs and investors all around the world.


Meet with new customers, companies, startups and partners. Grow your business.


Workshops are sessions with sincere environment which helps you to explain your campany to the audience, you can get direct questions from them and get in touch with them closely.

Meeting Rooms

Great place to meet with your new contact, excellent networking opportunity to reach your targeted audience. You can speak about your expertise, your vision and create a value for the audience at this private meeting rooms.


Your brand will be visible to entire audience and your company will get the opportunity to reach the startups and investors from the technology sector in the region.

Speaking opportunity

As a sponsor you can have a speaking slot and this will be great opportunity for promoting and endorsing your company or product.

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