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Startup Istanbul Panel: The Future of Startup Accelerators

On the stage of Startup Istanbul 2015 Conference, Adam Berk, Ozan Sönmez, Erik Anderson, Barış Aksoy, and Enis Erkel talked about the future of the startup accelerators. They discussed some important questions, such as: “What problems are the accelerators designed to solve?” and “What are the three main things that accelerators should be accelerating?”. Continue reading

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Startup Istanbul Panel: How to Build a Startup Outside of Silicon Valley?

Silicon Valley is desired destination for many entrepreneurs from around the world. But with the rise of the entrepreneurial ecosystems in the emerging markets, the question “How to build a startup outside the Silicon Valley?” is becoming one of the most discussed topics among many entrepreneurs, angel investors and venture capitalists. Continue reading

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Vera Shokina Will Be at Startup Istanbul on 03-05 October

Vera_s_MugVera Shokina is a Managing Director with Silicon Valley Banks’s Global Gateway group. In this role she assists international venture capital funds and innovation companies in the emerging markets with their US and international market expansion.Prior to joining SVB, she was CFO and COO of Runa Capital, where she brought more than 20 years of finance and investment experience both in the US and Russia and a passion to build a Russian VC industry to the Runa team. Continue reading