“Startup Istanbul 2019” is again a first. In addition to the startups, the Scaleups are also on the stage this year. Companies whose income exceeds $ 1 million or at least $ 1 million investment will make presentations on stage.
Companies that have made presentations at Startup Istanbul or Startup Turkey stage at the start of the seventh edition of Startup Istanbul 2019, whose annual income exceeds $ 1 million or have invested more than $ 1 million so far will be on stage for the Scaleup Finals on Monday, October 21, 2019.
Finalist 10 scaleup
The main sponsor of this year’s Startup Istanbul 2019, which brings together the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Istanbul, was the venture capital company Esas Ventures.
Evaluating the new sponsorship, Etohum Founder Burak Büyüdemir said, “We are very happy with the sponsorship of Esas Ventures at Startup Istanbul, which we organized for the seventh time this year with innovative initiatives and investors from all over the world. We aim to continue this cooperation with Esas Ventures, which supports the Startup Istanbul event and contributes to the entrepreneurship ecosystem at every opportunity.”
Fethi Sabancı Kamışlı, founding partner of Esas Ventures, said in his statement: “We have a goal and a dream since the day we founded Esas Ventures; Our goal is to integrate the Turkish entrepreneurship ecosystem with other ecosystems in the world and our dream is to make Istanbul one of the most important startup centers in the region. As Esas Ventures, we want to be a bridge between Istanbul and the rest of the world. In this context, Startup Istanbul is an important platform for us. At the end of the day, a Turkish entrepreneur who could become a global brand, we are happy to support startup”
A corporate experience “Corporate Lounge”
Startup leading companies in Turkey in Istanbul event “Corporate Lounge” also meet the startups. All startups have the opportunity to talk and experience with leading companies at their event tables.
On Friday, October 18, 2019, companies will be able to meet one-on-one with entrepreneurs in their areas of interest and take the first step for possible cooperation.