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Next Wave of Investment Opportunities in Turkey

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Startup Turkey is the leading startup event in Turkey, Eurasia and MENA region. The event is one of the top destinations for entrepreneurs, angel investors, VCs, accelerators, tech companies and startup enthusiasts from around the world. During Startup Turkey 2015 event, many entrepreneurs, investors, advisors and mentors gave highly impactful presentations and talked about the […]

Vuksan Rajkovic: The Value of Memorable Domain Name

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Vuksan Rajkovic, who runs business development for .ME registry, was one of the speakers at Startup Turkey 2015 event and during his stage presentation he talked about the importance of domain names and how they can contribute to the online visibility of every business and individual.

Kaushal Chokshi: What Makes an Angel Investor Tick?

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Kaushal Chokshi is Founding Partner at Cross Border Angels, serial entrepreneur and angel investor. During his stage talk at Startup Turkey 2015 event, Kaushal Chokshi talked about the future of angel investing, shared how he makes the decision to invest and presented a simple equation of angel investing (team x product x market x timing […]

Dave Troy: Understanding and Visualizing Your Data

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Dave Troy is CEO of 410Labs, award-winning data visualization expert, one of the most popular TED speakers in the world, serial entrepreneur, angel investor and community activist. During his stage presentation at Startup Turkey 2015 event, Dave talked about the importance of data visualization, how good data visualization should look, what are the main goals […]

Angel Investing: Doing It Right

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Ari Korhonen is the CEO of Lagoon Capital Oy, one of the founding members of FIBAN and a leading angel investor in the Nordics. During Startup Turkey 2015 event, Ari Korhonen and Max Gurvits (CCC Startups) talked about the importance of portfolio thinking of angel investors, the differences between VCs and angel investors, talked about […]

How to Work Local Bureaucracy When Building a Fundable Business for the Global Market

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Samer Karam is Founder & Chairman of Startup Megaphone. He is also serial entrepreneur and angel investor and a leading startup event and community organizer in the Middle East. During his stage presentation at startup Turkey 2015 event, Samer Karam shared his personal entrepreneurship experience, talked about the creation of the Lebanon-based startup accelerator Seeqnce […]

Emrah Yalaz: How to Find Out What Users Really Want

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During his stage talk at Startup Turkey 2015 event, Emrah Yalaz, Founding Partner of String Ventures, talked about why startup founders need to understand the need of their customers in order to build really successful products and gave valuable tips on how entrepreneurs can find out what their users really want. “Find simple solutions to […]

Michael Geer: How to Get Your First Million Users

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During his stage talk at Startup Turkey 2015 event, Michael Geer, the person who helped Badoo to increase the number of their users to 70 million, shared his personal success story, gave some great tips on how entrepreneurs should build their products and very useful advice on viral user acquisition. Michael Geer is COO at […]

Startup Turkey 2015: Sadok Kohen on Ideas vs. Execution

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Sadok Kohen is the CEO of Saran Online, a serial entrepreneur and an angel investor. During his stage talk at Startup Turkey 2015 event, Sadok Kohen talked about the value of ideas vs. the value of execution as one of the most challenging problems in front of entrepreneurs, switching the main focus from the lack […]

Startup Turkey 2015: Hacking Education with Kalina King

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Kalina King is Director and Co-Founder of LIGHTSTAGE. During her stage presentation at Startup Turkey 2015 event, Kalina presented General Assembly and talked about hacking education, precisely about the skills that will help entrepreneurs to build their products and startups.