INCUBATION

Incubation Process: The entrepreneur groups that prove to be successful and establish companies at the end of BigBang in ITU Çekirdek continue to develop their start-ups by benefiting from the facilities of “ITU Çekirdek Incubation” for 1 year. The entrepreneurs that attain the right to show ITU Çekirdek as company address have the privilege to be a ITU ARI Teknokent company and use all the monetary and non-monetary facilities brought about by this privilege. The entrepreneurs who are backed by the synergy created by entrepreneurs getting together and the assurance of ITU, ITU ARI Teknokent, ITUNOVA TTO and ITU Çekirdek continue to develop their projects.

 

Incubation Acceleration Programme : Developments of start-ups are followed closely with regular monthly performance follow-up and sale follow-up with the mentors appointed specifically for the start-ups. The regularly-organized investor and customer meetings as well as special trainings and counselling specific to the needs of start-ups aim to develop the start-ups.

Free Office in ITU ARI Teknokent

The start-ups that are granted award or investment and get admitted to the incubation programme can establish their companies and continue their operations in ITU Çekirdek for one year. Start-ups can also benefit from the Teknokent legislation after lodging their applications and being confirmed that their projects are R&D projects.

ITU and ARI Teknokent Network

ITU Çekirdek is under the roof of a zone that incorporates R&D companies of ITU ARI Teknokent that have advanced technology as well as in the information flow environment provided by the existence of a strong academic cadre within ITU campus The fact that ITU Çekirdek entrepreneurs are reflected as institutions/projects/people supported by ITU, enhances its reliability and corporateness. The synergy created by togetherness of entrepreneurs ensures motivation and advantages of clustering make ITU Çekirdek the focal point of investors and funds.

ITU Çekirdek Incubation Programme Couching Support

It refers to the feasibility works offered to ITU Çekirdek companies in the fields of production, management, marketing and finance and the counselling and training services they need for business management, business development and growth management.

Performance and Sales Follow-Up

Developments of start-ups are followed closely with regular monthly performance follow-up and sale follow-up with the mentors appointed specifically for the start-ups. Their development is targeted with special trainings and consultancies tailored to their needs. The regularly-organized investor and customer meetings as well as special trainings and counselling specific to the needs of start-ups aim to develop the start-ups.

Investor Meetings

ITU Çekirdek Start-Ups-Investor Meetings, which takes place upon invitation of prominent investors of Turkey to ITU Çekirdek Centre, aim to expand their networks apart from increasing the opportunities to receive investment for the projects of ITU Çekirdek start-ups.