Meet with thousands of entrepreneurs

Istanbul is the perfect setting for a tech conference for Digital Minded Companies, Ventures and Startups with global ambitions in the region. This event is made of networking. Hours of networking with best founders, executives, entrepreneurs and investors all around the region.

20-23 October 2017 At the center of the world, Istanbul

Global companies meet here

Startup Istanbul is a gathering of the leading startups, internet and technnology companies, business angels and venture capitalists. Global companies reach startup founders here. Get your tickets in 2 min.

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Workshop: Five Principles for Building Innovation Ecosystems in Established Companies

This workshop presents five principles that large companies can apply in order to innovate like startups. It will focus on innovation strategy, innovation management and innovation practice.

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Workshop: Angel Investing Basics for the Startup Community

This workshop presents the fundamentals of angel investing in an interactive classroom-style format that includes presentations, a panel and case studies.

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Previous Years Companies

Since its inception in 2011, Startup Istanbul shout out to these awesome companies who have given their support in previous years. If you’re interested in joining this amazing event, contact us and we’ll hook you up.

Google

Today, with more than 50,000 employees in 50 different countries, Google makes hundreds of products used by billions of people across the globe, from YouTube and Android to Smartbox and, of course, Google Search.

PayPal

PayPal provides online payment solutions to its users. It enables its users to transact money through their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards, or promotional financing without sharing financial information.

Facebook

Facebook is the most popular social networking site in the world, based on the number of active user accounts. Facebook classifies users from the ages of 13 to 18 as minors and therefore sets their profiles to share content with friends only.

GE

GE powers the world with the cleanest, most advanced technologies and energy solutions. GE ranked among the Fortune 500 as the 68th-largest firm in the U.S. by gross revenue, and the 14th most profitable. The list of GE businesses varies over time as the result of acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations.

SAP

As part of the Products & Innovation organization within SAP, the Innovation Center Network combines the best of two worlds: the creativity and agility of a startup with the backbone of a world market leader in business software. The company has over 335,000 customers in over 180 countries.

MasterCard

Mastercard is a leading global payments & technology company that connects consumers, businesses, merchants, issuers & governments around the world. Its principal business is to process payments between the banks of merchants and the card issuing banks or credit unions of the purchasers who use the "Mastercard" brand debit and credit cards to make purchases.

Samsung

Samsung Group is a South Korean multinational conglomerate headquart It comprises numerous affiliated businesses, most of them united under the Samsung brand, and is the largest South Korean chaebol (business conglomerate).

Nokia

Nokia has had various industries in its 151-year history. It was founded as a pulp mill, but now focuses on large-scale telecommunications infrastructures, technology development, and design licensing. Nokia is also a major contributor to the mobile telephony industry, and was, for a period, the largest vendor of mobile phones in the world.

Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines, one of the most preferred leading European air carrier with global network coverage.

Twitter

Twitter is a global social networking platform that allows its users to send and read 140-character messages known as “tweets”. It enables registered users to read and post their tweets through the web, short message service (SMS), and mobile applications.

Allianz

Allianz offers a comprehensive range of insurance and asset management products and services to approximately 78 million customers in more than 70 countries.

Koç Holding

Founded in 1926, Koç Holding has become not only one of the largest and most successful groups of companies in Turkey but also in Europe, by staying one step ahead of change throughout its journey of 90 years.

Careem

Careem is an app-based car service that connects people to rides in a matter of minutes, at the tap of a button. Founded in 2012 by Mudassir Sheikha and Magnus Olsson - Careem started in Dubai and has since grown to 22 cities across the Middle East, North Africa and Asia.

Cisco

Cognitive Security is a technology company focused on applying artificial intelligence techniques to detect advanced cyber threats. Their solution integrates a range of sophisticated technologies to identify and analyze key threats, both external and internal to a customer through advanced behavioral analysis of real-time data.

HubSpot

HubSpot develops cloud-based, inbound marketing software that allows businesses to transform the way that they market online. Its service portfolio includes social media publishing and monitoring, blogging, SEO, website content management, email marketing, marketing automation, and reporting and analytics.

Coca-Cola

The Coca-Cola system is a global business that operates on a local scale – bringing the global operations of The Coca-Cola Company, which owns the brands and manufactures syrups and concentrates, with local bottling partners who manufacture, package, merchandise and distribute the final product to retailers and wholesalers.

Deloitte

“Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, tax and related services to select clients.

Siemens

Siemens AG, an electronics and electrical engineering company, operates in the industry, energy, and healthcare sectors worldwide. The company, formerly known as Siemens & Halske, was founded in 1847 and is headquartered in Munich, Germany.

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Why you should attend Startup Istanbul

Here's what you can expect from your 4 days at Startup Istanbul

Startups

25.000 startup applications from 135+ countries

80+ Countries

Selected 100 startups from more than 80 countries

Return on Investment

Learn strategies and skills that help improve the ROI of your company environment

KPIs

Best KPI's that will affect your company moving forward
Our network is made in years and now consists of founders of the biggest internet companies, C-Level executives of technology companies, angel investors