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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.

Startup Turkey 2015: Sebastiaan Vaessen

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Sebastiaan Vaessen is Head of eCommerce Strategy at Naspers Group and active investor and advisor to ventures. He has specific focus on growth strategy, marketing and sales and corporate finance. During his stage presentation at  Startup Turkey 2015 event, Sebastiaan presented Naspers and their strategy and talked about why Naspers Group has interest in the […]

Startup Turkey 2015: Special Interview with David S. Rose

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In a special interview for Etohum, David S. Rose, the CEO of the startup funding platform GUST, gives very valuable advice to entrepreneurs and shares his opinion about the Turkish entrepreneurial ecosystem. In his stage presentation at Startup Turkey 2015 event, David S. Rose gave very valuable advice to novice angel investors by pinpointing the […]

Startup Turkey 2015: Special Interview with Faizan Aslam, Founder of Bookme

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Faizan Aslam is the CEO and Founder of the Pakistani startup Bookme.pk. In a special interview for Etohum during the Startup Turkey 2015 event, Faizan talked about the opportunities that Startup Turkey event offers to entrepreneurs. Bookme is an online web and mobile application for buying bus and cinema tickets, created in March 2014. The […]

Startup Turkey 2015: Sean Percival

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Sean Percival is a Venture Partner at 500 Startups. He has a focus on Bitcoin investment and is running an accelerator in Mountain View, California. He has impressive career path and rich entrepreneurial experience – started his first Internet startup in 2006 and his second company in 2008 and has managed to successfully sell both of the […]