Meet with thousands of entrepreneurs

The best way of getting involved on corporate innovation, is to engage with tech startups. Startups offer an opportunity to change the mindset of big companies with theirs fast moving structures and future oriented visions.

This event is made of networking. Hours of networking with best founders, executives, entrepreneurs and investors all around the region.

19-22 October 2018 In 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 minutes!

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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 will hook you up.


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 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 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.

General Electric

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.


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 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 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 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 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 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 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.


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 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.


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” 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 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


93.200 startup applications from 140 countries. Enjoy the benefits of sponsorship to elevate your brand in the industry and region.

Corporate Innovation

The best way of getting involved on corporate innovation, is to engage with fast moving tech startups. Startups change the mindset of big companies with theirs future oriented visions.

Return on Investment

Generate a qualified pipeline and create customer flow with the best startups from all over the world.


Meet with new customers, companies, startups and partners. Grow your business.
At Startup Istanbul, corporates and startups will get together to create new business opportunities.