Attend Startup Istanbul Conference in Turkey this October

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Just last week, we announced that French Tech Ticket is calling for applications from startups. There’s another one, slightly different! A gathering of the leading startups, internet companies, business angels and venture capitalists from Middle East, West Asia, East Europe and the US.

Startup Istanbul, organized by Etohum, a leading accelerator and seed investor organization in Turkey, will bring together 4000+ attendees, 500+ startups, 500+ VCs & Angel Investors, 50+ Speakers from all over the world. Already in previous events, startups from Morocco Algeria, Libya, Egypt have participated.

If you’re a startup from Ghana or based in Ghana that wants in on such an opportunity, don’t overlook this one. The event boasts of a tall list of prestigious companies you’d want to be in the same space with.

Some attending companies for Startup Istanbul 2016

The first speaker of Startup Istanbul, will be Mark Solon, Managing Partner at TechStars, an international mentorship-driven startup accelerator.

Previously, Mark Solon co-founded and was Managing Partner of Highway 12 Ventures and has been investing in and working with startups since 1995. He’s served on the board of directors of companies such as SendGrid, Sphero, Purch, Balihoo, Lendio, Two Bit Circus and many others. He’s also the past Chairman of the Rocky Mountain Venture Capital Association. Deeply passionate about Idaho, he’s been on the advisory board of the College of Engineering at Boise State University and was a founding board member of the Idaho Technology Council.

Selected Speakers for Startup Istanbul 2016
Selected Speakers for Startup Istanbul 2016

At the event, which will start on October 6 and end on October 10 at Volkswagen Arena, the leading names in the entrepreneurial ecosystem like Solon will share their knowledge and experience with the participants and propose new solutions for the further development of the ecosystem.

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