This October, from the 6th-10th, brings the most awaited event of the year – Startup Istanbul.
It is a gathering of the leading startups, angel investors, internet companies and venture capitalists from Europe and Asia. This year alone, 500 startups, 500 investors and 4000 attendees will gather in the heart of Turkey. Bringing together people from 80+ countries, the networking scale of this event is huge. The entrepreneurs and developers get a platform to present their ideas to hundreds of investors and sponsors.
Mass networking with investors, founders, and entrepreneurs from East Europe, USA, Middle East and West Asia can have a lifelong impact for startups.This year some of the world’s biggest companies are attending the event – Microsoft, Google, Samsung, IBM, Facebook, P&G to name a few. Also, more than 50 renowned guest speakers have been invited to share their extraordinary experiences.
That’s not all!. Out of the 500 startups pitching their business plans to the investors, 100 chosen ones will get training and mentorship for 2 days from highly qualified mentors from Europe and USA. 15 chosen startups will have the opportunity to get to the next stage and pitch after the conference sessions.
Last year, the winning startups moved to Silicon Valley. This year, the jury will choose 3 winners. These winner startups will be one step closer to making a fortune and more importantly, changing the world.
“The Startup ecosystem in the region is growing and Startup Istanbul is a great opportunity for the startups to get exposure, get visibility and get funding or collaboration interests. The diversity and experience brought together by dignitaries, speakers and participants on this forum is one of the best. We encourage startups and founders, especially from Pakistan to participate and register for the event. It’s a great opportunity to showcase their innovation and benefit from meeting global counterparts. Virtual Force is excited to play a vital role in the event.”
– Jamil Goheer, Cofounder, Virtual Force Inc.