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, mentors 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 200+ mentors who will help you and your company turn your ideas into a profitable and growing business.

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The Startups

In alphabetical order, the Startupbootcamp Istanbul Teams of 2016

A digital event and goodie-bag...
Instant native iOS & Android e-commerce apps...
Smart storage device...
Project Sebastian
Project Sebastian
A cloud based mobile platform designed for hospitality...
A toy-like companion robot that will help senior people...
A SaaS solution for e-commerce & content providers...
Your computer in the cloud....
Digital experience that utilize custom robotics and devices...


  • Feb 15


  • May 16


  • 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:

*1000 m2 in StartersHub, 600 m2 in Besiktas (BAU), and 3000 m2 in Basaksehir (Living Lab).

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A Dive into Startupbootcamp Istanbul's 2015 Acceleration Program

Take a look at our 2015 journey! We held FastTracks to recruit the best startups, executed our 3-month acceleration program and ended it with our Demo Day event. 2015 was working hands on with 8 teams and helping them get to the next level. Stay in touch and join us for the next program in 2016!

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Istanbul Mentors

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Startupbootcamp Istanbul spreads over three locations: 1000 m2 co-working space at StartersHub...

Startupbootcamp Istanbul Alumni


A SaaS solution for e-commerce & content providers


Your computer in the cloud.

Sence Bence

An established crowdsourcing platform for companies to get feedback from the youth.


Second-hand smart phone and tablet marketplace

315Studio (Deal Beacon)

Deal Beacon, a product of 315 Studios, is focused on utilizing iBeacon technology in order to provide indoor marketing

Smart Moderation

Provide semantic analysis and automated comment approval systems.

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