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Just 100 startups will be selected to participate in the entrepreneurial race Startup Istanbul 2015, part largest annual conference. For three days from the beginning of October the event will bring together people from the business sector, investors and entrepreneurs who will share experiences and help the startup teams to develop their ideas. Startup Istanbul was organized for the third consecutive year by the accelerator Etohum, which is one of the most active participants in the expansion of starap ecosystem in Turkey.

Become a part of the race

Each startup team can join the race Startup Istanbul, filling the online application form. It should describe the activities based on his company, the stage of development is the detail in the case of receipt of funds by investment funds and business angels. All candidates will be selected 100 best who will undergo a two-day mentorship training and training for their presentation to the numerous audience. On the third day of the participating youth teams will be able within a few minutes to impress the professional jury with business ideas and be among the 15 finalists in the competition. In the last round of the race of Startup Istanbul they will present their projects in front of one of the largest investors and venture funds around the world. The three best startups will be declared winners.

Until now there is information for a fraction of the speakers at the conference startup. Among them will be the serial entrepreneur from Silicon Valley and academician Steve Blank, Mortsamoen Dane Lund, who has founded or co-investing in more than 100 high-tech startups in the last 15 years, and Alan Taylor – Director of akseleratorskata program Endeavor. The organizers of Etohum ensure that as every year, and this stage will climb over 50 of the best speakers, topics that will affect the development of the entrepreneurial ecosystem, trends in the technology business and investment strategies. During the event, an hour and a half to organize so-called fast networking. All attendees gather in a large room and have just 90 seconds to make conversation with the interlocutor. During this time everyone should present itself, the ideas and plans. The aim is to exchange as many business cards and to create a large number of contacts in a short time.