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

ITU ÇEKİRDEK BLOG

World’s largest amount of entrepreneurial funds providing event, the ‘Big Bang Start-up Challenge’, was held again with a broader participation this year. Funds totaling a whopping TL 21 million was awarded to the 20 finalists who took the stage standing out from thousands of other......

  BigBang Becomes the Biggest Entrepreneurship Contest of the World: 17 Million TL for Entrepreneurs in One Day   Big Bang | Startup Challenge, which was organized by İTÜ Çekirdek, entrepreneurship incubation centre of İTÜ ARI Teknokent, Technology Development Region of İTÜ and is among......

EARLY-STAGE TECHNOLOGY ENTREPRENEURSHIP PLATFORM

ENTREPRENEURS


Idea Stage: BIGG


From Idea to First Product: Pre-incubation


Investment: BIG BANG


Success in Market: Incubation


Growth: ITU MAGNET


Internationalization: INNOGATE

INVESTORS


Local Scanning: BIG BANG


Co-Investment


Investment Reporting

COMPANIES


Corporate Entrepreneurship


Open Innovation


Local Scanning: BIG BANG

MENTORS


Orientation


Mentor Club


Training

ACTIVITIES

NEWS

World’s largest amount of entrepreneurial funds providing event, the ‘Big Bang Start-up Challenge’, was held again with a broader participation this year. Funds totaling a whopping TL 21 million was awarded to the 20 finalists who took the stage standing out from thousands of other......

  BigBang Becomes the Biggest Entrepreneurship Contest of the World: 17 Million TL for Entrepreneurs in One Day   Big Bang | Startup Challenge, which was organized by İTÜ Çekirdek, entrepreneurship incubation centre of İTÜ ARI Teknokent, Technology Development Region of İTÜ and is among......

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 250 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

1.857

FUNDED ENTREPRENEUR GROUP

406

INCORPORATED START-UP

76

INVESTMENT RECEIVED BY MILLION TL START-UPS

757

TOTAL ASSESSMENT OF MILLION TL START-UPS

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