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Special Interview With Louis Wajeiya, Founder of Nims

The Kenyan startup nims took the first place at Startup Istanbul 2015 Challenge. In a special interview for Etohum, Louis Wajeiya, the founder of nims, answered our questions about Startup Istanbul event and shared what is next for their startup.

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nims is a web platform that enables businesses to make fast and secure funds transfers to any mobile device using mobile money.  Continue reading

Startup Istanbul 2015 Challenge: Watch the Award Ceremony

Startup Istanbul 2015 Conference once again was the most exciting and significant event to be at for entrepreneurs, investors and mentors. This year’s Startup Challenge was one of the most impressive. The selected for the final startups pitched in front of the jury with great enthusiasm, which took over the whole audience. Continue reading

Startup Istanbul 2015 Challenge: Meet the Winners

Startup Istanbul 2015 Conference was an extraordinary event, effectively blending startups, entrepreneurs and investors from all over the world, world-known speakers, mentors, and people who were there only to network. The spirit of ambition, motivation and eagerness to connect was filling the beautiful halls of Istanbul Lutfi Kirdar Congress Center.

On the stage we saw many well-known in the entrepreneurial ecosystem around the world speakers and mentors. The attendees had the privilege to listen to Steve Blank, Dave McClure, Morten Lund, Steli Efti,Christopher Schroeder, Ross Kingsland and many other extraordinary people. Continue reading

Startup Istanbul Challenge: Meet The Selected Startups #2

Startup Istanbul event offers to the selected startups the opportunity to receive mentorship and training from very experienced mentors, entrepreneurs and investors. The startups will receive 2 days of training. On 1-2nd of October, selected 100 startups will get together at Istanbul and meet best mentors from mainly US and Europe. Every startup will pitch to the mentors and get feedback. 2 full days, startups will get the chance to work with the best mentors. In the end of second day, a special dinner event will be organized for startups and mentors. Continue reading