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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

Startup Istanbul 2015: Steve Blank and Prof. Dr. Erhan Erkut

Steve Blank answered the questions of Prof. Dr. Erhan Erkut from MEF University during their Fireside Chat on the stage of Startup Istanbul 2015 Conference.

Prof. Erkut started with a question about the inadequacies of classical MBA’s for entrepreneurs. Blank’s reply was that the MBA’s educate people to run existing companies. However startups were not smaller versions of larger companies. The main idea kicked off Lean Startup movement was that startups were temporary businesses searching or business models. In MBA’s they teach tools for executing business models but don’t teach the tools for searching business models. Continue reading

Startup Istanbul 2015 Stage Talk: Christopher Schroeder

Christopher Schroeder, an American entrepreneur, speaker, advisor, venture investor and author, was one of the speakers at Startup Istanbul 2015 event.

Christopher Schroeder is the author of Startup Rising: The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East. He was co-founder and CEO of HealthCentral, which was sold in 2012. Previously he was CEO of washingtonpost.newsweek interactive and CEO of LegiSlate.com. Continue reading