About

Biggest networking event

in the region 1.000+ attendees

Startup Istanbul is the leading startup event which brings together founders, investors and executives in the region.
It's a gathering of the leading startups, internet companies, business angels and venture capitalists from Asia and Europe.

Istanbul is the perfect setting for a tech conference for Startups with global ambitions in the region. This event is made of networking. Hours of networking with best founders, executives, entrepreneurs and investors all around the region.
This year’s event will have more than 100 selected startups and more than 1.000 attendees.

Startup Turkey and Startup Istanbul is organized by Etohum. Some of the investors and companies attended in previous years. Mastercard, Paypal, Intel Capital, Google Ventures, 500 Startups, Accel Partners, Simile Ventures

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Who we are?

Etohum is the leading startup accelerator and seed investor in Turkey. Every year, 40 qualified startups are selected from
2000 applications. These 40 teams are trained and mentored for a period of 3 months. During these 3 months the startups
get comprehensive trainings on pitch presentation, business model generation and legal infrastructure. Etohum works with world class mentors including San Francisco mentors.

Startup Istanbul is organised by a team led by Burak Büyükdemir, a well known contributor of the Turkish Entrepreneurship Ecosystem.