PROGRAM

  • 25 FebruaryWednesday
  • 26 FebruaryThursday
  • 27 FebruaryFriday
  • 28 FebruarySaturday
Time Event
20:00 - 23:00 VIP Dinner
Time Event
07:00 - 10:00 Welcome Breakfast and Arrivals
09:00 - 12:00 Closed sessions for Investors
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:05 Welcome
Burak Büyükdemir
14:05 - 14:15 Opening Speech
Prof. Erhan Erkut
14:15 - 15:00 David Rose
Gust CEO
15:00 - 15:30 Panel: Next Wave of Investment Opportunities in Turkey
Barış Aksoy, Victor Osyka, Tomasz Danis, Joachim Behrendt
15:30 - 15:45 Tansu Yeğen
Samsung
Create the future
15:50 - 16:00 Sebastiaan Vaessen
Naspers Group
16:00 - 16:10 İlker Baydar
Markafoni
16:10 - 16:20 Sadok Kohen
Saran Online CEO
16:30 - 18:00 Speed Networking
Ertuğrul Belen
18:00 - 21:30 Dinner
20:00 - 21:30 UEFA Europa League - Beşiktaş - Liverpool Football Match
Sports Bar
22:30 - 24:00 Night Networking
Sports Bar
00:00 Midnight Soup
Jazz Bar
Time Event
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast
09:00 - 09:10 Opening
Elmira Bayrasli
09:10 - 09:30 Fadi Ghandour
Aramex
09:30 - 09:50 Sean Percival
500 Startups
09:50 - 10:20 Kentaro Sakakibara
CEO at Samurai incubate
10:20 - 10:50 Pamir Gelenbe
Venture Partner, Hummingbird Ventures
10:50 - 11:20 Panel: Where are the Unicorns from Turkey?
Moderator: Mike Butcher, Hasan Aslanoba, Sina Afra, Nevzat Aydın, Hakan Baş
11:20 - 11:35 Onur Yıldırım
Intel
11:35 - 11:50 Aykut Karaalioglu
Mobile Action
11:50 - 12:00 Bülent Tekmen
Ininal
12:00 - 13:55 Lunch
13:55 - 14:05 Max Gurvits, Vitaly Golomb, Mike Reiner
Kick-off and CCC Startups Intro
14:05 - 14:25 Vitaly Golomb
General Partner, CCC Startups
Startup Here Startup Now
14:25 - 14:45 Jonathan Romley
exViewdle
Creating Startups in Emerging Markets that Big International Players Want to Acquire Jonathan is a San Francisco founder who built two successful companies in Ukraine, including Viewdle, acquired by Google
14:45 - 15:05 Kalina King
exGeneral Assembly
Hacking Education
Practical Skills to Build Your Product and Startup Teaching how to succeed in today’s technology-driven business world
15:05 - 15:25 Kaushal Chokshi
SCAALE Group
What Makes an Angel Investor Tick
From a serial entrepreneur and investor on what Silicon Valley-based investors for founders from overseas
15:25 - 15:35 Vuksan Rajkovic
Domain .me
The value of a Memorable domain name
Vuksan runs business development at domain.ME, a leading new domain registry
15:35 - 15:55 Dave Troy
410Labs
Understanding and Visualizing Your Data
Dave is an award-winning data visualization expert and one of the most popular TED speakers in the world
15:55 - 16:15 Michael Geer
COO, AnchorFree
How to Scale Users from 0 to 100 million
16:15 - 16:35 Ari Korhonen
Angel Investing: Doing It Right
Ari is one of the founding members of FIBAN and a leading angel investor in the Nordics
16:35 - 16:55 Samer Karam
Banque du Liban Accelerate
How to Work Local Bureaucracy When Building a Fundable Business for the Global Market?
Samer is a leading startup event and community organizer in the Middle East, a serial founder and angel investor, based in Beirut
16:55 - 17:15 Emrah Yalaz
String Ventures
Hacking 'Make Something People Want': How to Find Out What Users Really Want
Emrah is the founding partner of String Ventures, a seed and early-stage fund, and teaches parttime at Bogazici University.
17:15 - 17:35 Mike Butcher
TechCrunch
Getting Press - Giving Journalists What They Want To Get the Coverage Your Startup Needs
TechCrunch is the world’s leading news source on technology and startups
17:35 - 17:45 Gizem Koc, Rana Tarakji
The Professional Blogger as Entrepreneur
18:00 - 21:00 Dinner
21:00 - 21:30 Angel Investor Awards
21:30 - 22:30 Final Startup Turkey Challenge
Jury: Sean Percival - 500 Startups,
Fadi Ghandour - Aramex,
Kentaro Sakakibara - CEO at Samurai incubate,
Mike Butcher - TechCrunch,
Vitaly Golomb - CCC
23:00 - 04:00 Startup Turkey Party
Time Event
07:00 - 10:00 Breakfast
11:00 - 12:30 Networking
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 16:00 Networking
16:00 - 18:00 Departures