The biggest business and economy gathering of the region, Uludağ Economy Summit has started to host a big Start Up Contest since 2018. In 2019, almost 700 entrepreneurs from Europe, USA, Africa, Middle East and the region in addition to Turkey applied to this contest organized in cooperation with Galata Business Angels.
Applications to this contest at the Summit which will be organized on 20th – 21st of March, 2020 are about to start. You can apply to this contest through out website until 25th of February.
We would like to welcome those who desire to introduce their enterprises to the biggest angel investors of Turkey and start-up friendly leaders and to obtain the great award to Uludağ.
We are expecting a higher level of interest to Stars of Region in 2020. Entrepreneurs from Europe, Africa, Middle East and the region in addition to Turkey can apply to Stars of Region, the international contest that will be held in cooperation with Galata Business Angels. Those who will rank in top 10 will be invited to Uludağ Economy Summit for a live presentation. This entrepreneur will make a live presentation in front of a jury consisting of GBA investors including Ahmet Faralyalı, Ali Sabancı, Arif Akdağ, Hasan Aslanoba, İhsan Elgin, Nevzat Aydın, Mehmet Kutman, Ömer Erkmen, Paul Doany, Rina Onur, Saruhan Tan, Uğur Şeker, Varol Civil, Yılmaz Yıldız and the successful leaders of business world. Start-ups who will succeed in ranking in top 3 will have the opportunity to not only to draw investment from the prominent leaders of the business world, but also to obtain the chance of networking with the key names of the business world.
The jury will make its decision based on the uniqueness of the idea, its scalability, the dimension of the market, the entrance barrier created by this enterprise, and the past experiences of the entrepreneur and the team.
Uludağ Economy Summit which we have been organizing since 2012 gathers together prominent speakers from Turkey and around the world. The Summit in which global and national subjects are discussed has hosted world famous economists, CEOs and senior managers of world’s and Turkey’s greatest companies and the leading political figures.
Former Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek, Minister of Food and Agriculture Dr. Bekir Pakdemirli, Former Minister of Transport, Maritime and Communication Ahmet Arslan, Former Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan, Nouriel Roubini, Marc Faber, Muhtar Kent, Hamdi Ulukaya, Christian Wulff, Jack Straw, Fatih Terim, Kai Georg Diekmann, Jared Cohen, Jean Claude Trichet, Begümhan Doğan Faralyalı, Ali Sabancı, Bülent Eczacıbaşı, Andy Grignon, Ali Koç, Emine Kamışlı, Simon Calder, Darrel West, Mark Mulloch-Brown, Ali Kibar, Cem Boyner, Hüsnü Özyeğin, Prof. Dr. Daron Acemoğlu and many other precious people were among the speakers of the Summit.
If you would like to attend to this great gathering, apply now! Fill in the form prepared by Galata Business Angels, open a great door on the route to growth…
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MR. AZER BAYRAMOV
Acting Executive Director of the State Fund for Development of Information Technologies under the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
MV Holding CEO and Board Member, StartersHub ve Gedik GSYO Board Chairman, KVK ve Cardtek Vice Chairman, The LifeCo Board Member
Executive Partner, 500 Startups Istanbul
General Manager, Revo Capital
CFO, Dore Group
Galata Business Angels
Board Member and Angel Investor, TEB
Board Chairman, mbco Strateji Danışmanlık A.Ş
Board Member, Engin Group
Founder, Core Strateji
Co-Founder, Adalı Restaurant and 39 Kalamış Marina Hotel
Galata Business Angels
A. YILMAZ YILDIZ
CEO, Zurich Sigorta