Monthly Archives: October 2015

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Startup Istanbul 2015 Stage Talk: Ed Roberto

Ed Roberto, VP of Middle East and Africa at Techstars, was one of the speakers and mentors at Startup Istanbul 2015 Conference. In his stage presentation he talked about angel investing, the opportunities, which failure gives to the entrepreneurs, and shared the most important entrepreneurial characteristics, which are inevitable part of the startup success. Continue reading

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Startup Istanbul 2015 Stage Talk: Selcuk Atli

Selcuk Atli is currently Entrepreneur in Residence at 500 Startups. He also co-founded two companies in the Silicon Valley: SocialWire and Boostable, which is San Francisco based advertising platform for marketplace sellers backed by YCombinator. Selcuk was one of the speakers at Startup Istanbul 2015 Conference. Continue reading

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Startup Istanbul 2015: Amal Dokhan on the Role of Universities and the Importance of Technology in Entrepreneurship

Amal Dokhan is a design thinker and currently part of the Entrepreneurship Center in King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, where she takes number of roles including the New Ventures Acceleration, Corporate Innovation program and other innovation initiatives. Amal was one of the speakers at Startup Istanbul 2015 Conference. Continue reading

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Startup Istanbul 2015: Special Interview with Dave McClure

In a special interview for Etohum, the world-known angel investor and co-founder of the business incubator 500 Startups Dave McClure announced the launch of 500 Istanbul, $15M investment fund in Turkey. The micro-fund is focused on the Turkish entrepreneurs and the Turkish ecosystem and has the ambition to do 100 or more investments in the next few years. Continue reading

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Startup Istanbul 2015: Aurore Belfrage and Teruhide Sato

Aurore Belfrage and Teruhide Sato were part of Startup Istanbul 2015 Conference. In their stage talk, which you can watch in the video below, they talked about the importance of the entrepreneurship ecosystems beyond Silicon Valley, about the “kings” and “queens” in the context of entrepreneurship and about the next expected “big thing”, coming from the emerging markets.   Continue reading

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Watch the Presentation of Morten Lund at Startup Istanbul 2015 Conference

Morten LundChairman Board of Directors of CapitalAid Ltd, was one of the speakers at Startup Istanbul  2015 Conference.

In the past 15 years, Morten Lund, who is Danish serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist, has co-invested and founded more than 100 tech startups, such as Skype,  Maxthon, Zecco and others. Continue reading