Brace Yourselves! September Events Are Here!


More opportunities, more inspiration, and more fun coming your way!

Are you ready?

Let’s go!!

The Future of Software Development: No-Code, Low-Code, or High-Code? With John Rush

Serial entrepreneur and MarsX founder John Rush is tuning in to discuss the future of software development in the context of building startups.

Why join you might ask?

  • Expert advice on how to start developing your startup idea
  • Learn how to pick the right solutions and features for your first MVP
  • Get the opportunity to ask John, who founded 30 startups up to date, any questions you might have
  • Network with like-minded people who are also looking to build their companies

Impact Investing in Turkey & Globally with Can Atacik

In recent years, there has been an increased emphasis on adopting sustainable and impactful investing within the startup ecosystem. Tune in for a conversation with impact Investor and Alethina Impact Investments founder Can Atacik, who believes that the fastest and most sustainable solution to today’s increasingly complex and difficult economic, social and environmental problems can only happen by increasing the positive contributions of the private sector and reducing its negative effects.

Main Topics:

  • The Ins and Outs of Impact Investing
  • Impact Investing Space in Turkey
  • Alternative Impact Financing Models/Structures.

How to Fundraise & Stay Awesome During a Recession With Tunya

Join us for an inspiring fireside chat with Tunya Irkad from 500 Istanbul on the 5th of October to discuss hot VC and Fundraising topics, such as:

  • Women in the Venture Capital Industry
  • Emerging Market Dynamics
  • Economical Downturn Effect on Fundraising
  • The Importance of Community Concept for VCs

The Ins & Outs of the AgriFood Ecosystem in Turkey With Semi

In this talk, we are joined by AgriFood guru, visionary leader, and great chef, Semi Hakim, who will tune in and tell us more about the booming AgriFood industry in Turkey, the story behind founding Kök Projekt, their Impact, and major role in shaping the AgriFood landscape in emerging markets and globally.

Main topics

  • Agri-Food & WaterTech
  • Climate Change, Agriculture & Smart Solutions
  • How to Achieve Food Security & Safety
  • Turkey Ecosystem Agri-Food Maps

Looking forward to seeing you all and remember to subscribe to our newsletter to get all the latest news, and updates about the amazing startup ecosystem in Istanbul!