Speakers all over the world

Top-tier speakers join Startup Turkey every year to influence the hearts and minds of the tech lovers from all around the globe.

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If you are interested in a speaking, mentor or moderator role at Startup Istanbul, simply complete the brief application form. If we think there could be a good fit, a member of our team will be in touch with you.

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  • Fethi Sabancı Kamışlı
    Fethi Sabancı Kamışlı Esas Ventures Founding Partner
  • Salman T. Jaffrey
    Salman T. Jaffrey Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Ventures Chief Investment Officer
  • Merilin Lukk
    Merilin Lukk Startup Estonia Startup Visa Project Manager
  • Oussama Ammar
    Oussama Ammar The Family Cofounder
  • Amy Cosper
    Amy Cosper Entrepreneur Magazine Former Editor in Chief
  • Osman Kent
    Osman Kent Atlantic Bridge – Venture Partner 3Dlabs – Co-Founder & CEO
  • Magnus R. Gaarder
    Magnus R. Gaarder nFront Founding Partner
  • Vijay Tirathrai
    Vijay Tirathrai Techstars Hub71 Accelerator Managing Director
  • Cem Garih
    Cem Garih Alarko Group Partner
  • Masaru Ikeda
    Masaru Ikeda The Bridge Cofounder
  • Kei Hareyama
    Kei Hareyama Rock Climbing Partners Founder – Angel Investor
  • Khaled Talhouni
    Khaled Talhouni Wamda Managing Partner
  • Deniz Erkus
    Deniz Erkus Sidemi Consulting Chairwoman & Managing Partner
  • John Sharp
    John Sharp Hatcher Partner
  • Erik Vynckier
    Erik Vynckier InsurTech Venture Partners Partner
  • Sohail Gondal
    Sohail Gondal Endeavor Venture Partners Founder & Managing Partner
  • Ali Karabey
    Ali Karabey 212 Managing Director
  • Dr. Abdul Malek Al Jaber
    Dr. Abdul Malek Al Jaber MENA Apps Founder & Chairman
  • Mickaël Bellaïche
    Mickaël Bellaïche Redstone Capital Principal
  • Abdulaziz Hayat
    Abdulaziz Hayat Faith Capital Associate
  • Igor Jiang Nen Cai
    Igor Jiang Nen Cai FinForge Fund Managing Partner
  • Xanyar Kamangar
    Xanyar Kamangar Griffon Capital Founder – Angel Investor in MENA
  • Catalin Braescu
    Catalin Braescu UnVC Capital General Partner
  • Ozan Sonmez
    Ozan Sonmez SDG Impact Accelarator Accelerator Program & Network Design Leader
  • Hattan Ahmed
    Hattan Ahmed KAUST Head of KAUST Entrepreneurship Center
  • Roberta Rudokienė
    Roberta Rudokienė Startup Lithuania Head
  • AJ Joshi
    AJ Joshi TSN Ventures Founder
  • Thabiso Manamela
    Thabiso Manamela Thanda Consortium Managing Director
  • Miriam Davidovic
    Miriam Davidovic FalconRock CIC CEO
  • Hamidreza Amininasab
    Hamidreza Amininasab Investor
  • Sinovuyo Mambi
    Sinovuyo Mambi FasterCapital Regional Partner
  • Hal Tezcan
    Hal Tezcan Startup-Port Founder
  • Vahid Sohrabpour
    Vahid Sohrabpour Quantum Startup Accelerator Co-founder
  • Omar Ekram
    Omar Ekram TCV Vice President & Partner
  • Matthias Zeitler
    Matthias Zeitler Coworking Bansko Cofounder
  • Omar A. Syed
    Omar A. Syed Bleckmann Member Of The Supervisory Board
  • Steven Young
    Steven Young Bosch Turkey and Bosch Middle East President
  • Mustafa İhsan Kızıltaş
    Mustafa İhsan Kızıltaş TEGG AŞ CEO / President
  • Bohdan Kupych
    Bohdan Kupych KM Core, Borsch Ventures Vice President
  • Faisal Hakki
    Faisal Hakki AB Ventures Managing Director
  • Özgür Altan
    Özgür Altan PEVCRE Founder
  • George Karantonis
    George Karantonis Metavallon VC Partner
  • Mohenad Ghassan
    Mohenad Ghassan CrystalPoint Partners Partner
  • Mikko Silventola
    Mikko Silventola Frontier VC Investor & Partner
  • Mehmet Onur Partal
    Mehmet Onur Partal Istanbul Development Agency Project Director
  • Asaad Jamjoom
    Asaad Jamjoom WOW ventures Executive Director
  • Mohamed Nour
    Mohamed Nour NewPort Egypt Financial Business Partner
  • Metin Salt
    Metin Salt Vestek & Vestel Ventures General Manager
  • Firat Ileri
    Firat Ileri Hummingbird Ventures Partner
  • İbrahim Elbaşı
    İbrahim Elbaşı BTM Founder & Managing Director
  • Andrew Clyne
    Andrew Clyne British Design Fund Advisor
  • Sander Sillavee
    Sander Sillavee Startup Estonia Marketing and Communications Manager
  • Francesca T. Bombassei
    Francesca T. Bombassei Seedstars VC Analyst
  • Mira Charkawi
    Mira Charkawi Seedstars Community Events Manager
  • Erhan Erkut
    Erhan Erkut MEF University Vice-Rector
  • Cenk Serdar
    Cenk Serdar DeepZen Investor & Advisor
  • Selena Ivanovic
    Selena Ivanovic Falcon Rock Media Communications Strategist
  • Bill Kenney
    Bill Kenney Test My Pitch Founder
  • Jaan Heinsoo
    Jaan Heinsoo e-Residency of Estonia Head of Markets
  • Mehmet Onarcan
    Mehmet Onarcan Mentors Network Turkey Founder, Investor
  • Erik Azulay
    Erik Azulay technology commercialization expert
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