Startupbootcamp Istanbul

About the Accelerator

Startupbootcamp Istanbul is a leading acceleration program with no geographical or vertical limitations. It is aimed at all tech startups as a local chapter of the number 1 startup accelerator in Europe. Over 3 months, 10 selected startups will be provided with funding and incubation space along with intense mentoring focused on the Shape, Build and Sell stages of product and business development. At the end of the program, you will pitch your company to 250+ investors and partners on Demo Day.

The program is led by Çiğdem Toraman. Çiğdem has extensive background in technology, marketing, media, and commerce. She leads a team of 220+ mentors who will help you and your company turn your ideas into a profitable and growing business.

Read how well we fared in 2015 here and what we promise you in 2016 here.

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  • Feb 15


  • May 29


  • Jun 21 - 22

    Selection Days

  • Aug 1


  • Nov 15

    Demo Day

What's the Deal?

In return we ask for 8% equity. We don't take board seats, and we don't get preferred shares. All contracts are simple, transparent, and available for all to see.

Startups will also benefit from the services provided by our on-site partners, including:

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What is a year at Startupbootcamp Istanbul like?

We, at Startupbootcamp, believe in teamwork, sustainable support, and building relationships that are going to last. Let the numbers speak for themselves: 17 happy alumni, 82% funding rate, $3.5M USD in funding in just two years. Come join us in 2016, apply now!

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