31 May 2021
Startup Huddle Istanbul Online Events at ITU
Startup Huddle Istanbul continues to support entrepreneurs at ITU with its online events.
News: İTÜ Media and Communication Office
Startup Huddle, the international program of the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), started to be organized by ITU GINOVA in Istanbul for the first time in Turkey. It aims to contribute to more entrepreneurs by joining forces with GEN Turkey, whose secretariat is the Habitat Association.
The first event of this period, which will be organized online by ITU GINOVA and GEN Turkey, will take place on Wednesday, June 2, between 20.00-21.00.
Organizer of Startup Huddle Istanbul, ITU GINOVA Office Manager Lecturer Dr. Alper Yurttaş said, “Istanbul is a very dynamic city in terms of early-stage startups. Startup Huddle is a great opportunity to connect the startup community across the city. I believe that Istanbul will be a good practice case for many cities in Turkey. I recommend entrepreneurs to take their place in the event to be a part of this community, contribute to the development of their startups and be inspired.”
What is Startup Huddle Istanbul?
Startup Huddle is part of the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), which has 10 million members with 20,000 partners in 178 different countries. At least two early stage entrepreneurs have the opportunity to share their ideas and introduce their startups, and receive feedback from other participating entrepreneurs, mentors and guests on how they can develop and advance their projects. Each presentation lasts for 6 minutes and after each presentation there is 20 minutes of question-answer and feedback time. The aim of the program is to develop local entrepreneurs and strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem. An environment is organized that will strengthen the local entrepreneurial community and nurture initiatives.