Fully-integrated incubation centre of early-stage entrepreneurs who bring science, technology and design together

ITU ÇEKİRDEK BLOG

Timur Sırt, journalist from Sabah, wrote about ITU Cekirdek startups Buyutech and Syntonym, on his news for Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022. The worlds largest technology fair, (CES), featured not only an area for big players but also Eureka Park, an entire hall dedicated to......

Twenty finalists have been selected to take the stage at Big Bang Start-up Challenge, an event that usually unveils promising early-stage ventures. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Big Bang Start-up Challenge is known as a stage that each year selects the best startups supported by......

Vagustim, digital health technnology device maker, has succeeded in selling a product it developed in the field of bioelectronic medicine to Harvard Medical School. Vagustim is one of the companies at Istanbul Technical University (ITU) ARI Technopolis, an entrepreneurship and innovation base that has been......

WHAT ARE WE DOING?

ENTREPRENEURS


Idea Stage: BIGG


From Idea to First Product: Pre-incubation


Investment: BIG BANG


Success in Market: Incubation


INVESTORS


Local Scanning: BIG BANG


Co-Investment


Investment Reporting

COMPANIES


Corporate Entrepreneurship


Open Innovation


Local Scanning: BIG BANG

MENTORS


Orientation


Mentor Club


Training

PARTNERS


Incubation Partner Program


Special Facilities

ACTIVITIES

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NEWS

Timur Sırt, journalist from Sabah, wrote about ITU Cekirdek startups Buyutech and Syntonym, on his news for Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022. The worlds largest technology fair, (CES), featured not only an area for big players but also Eureka Park, an entire hall dedicated to......

Twenty finalists have been selected to take the stage at Big Bang Start-up Challenge, an event that usually unveils promising early-stage ventures. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Big Bang Start-up Challenge is known as a stage that each year selects the best startups supported by......

Vagustim, digital health technnology device maker, has succeeded in selling a product it developed in the field of bioelectronic medicine to Harvard Medical School. Vagustim is one of the companies at Istanbul Technical University (ITU) ARI Technopolis, an entrepreneurship and innovation base that has been......

WHAT DO WE OFFER?

Entrepreneurship Training (7 Weeks)

The entrepreneur groups admitted to ITU Çekirdek receive the trainings which are organized in the evenings on weekdays and on the weekends and which they need on the path to becoming successful entrepreneurs.

ITU Çekirdek Mentors

There are over 300 voluntary mentors who give success tips to entrepreneurs on how they should proceed and know their capabilities, skills and targets well.

Investor Meetings

ITU Çekirdek regularly gets together with investors and make the entrepreneurs the focal point of funds.

ITU ÇEKİRDEK BY NUMBERS

6.562

FUNDED ENTREPRENEUR GROUP

890

INCORPORATED START-UP

260

MILLION TL TOTAL INVESTMENT RECEIVED BY START-UPS

2.3

BILLION TL TOTAL VALUATION OF START-UPS

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