In Big Bang, where the ones closest to the market among the entrepreneurs who develop their ideas at İTÜ Çekirdek incubation center participate through the screening processes, corporate companies also get the opportunity to be aware of innovative ideas and business models and to meet rising start-ups.


In the Big Bang process, a corporate firm can advance the process in two different ways:

Semi Final and Big Bang


Corporate firms that will sponsor Big Bang startups will take part in the semi-finals to get to know entrepreneurs in advance and hold meetings until Big Bang. They can develop customer relations with start-ups for investment or mentoring their experiences.

Big Bang Start-up Challenge


The selected 80 startups from among tens of thousands of applications will be on the foyer and 20 out of 80 will be on the stage.


thousands of corporate representatives also attend to the Big Bang event to meet ambitious start-ups, and continue their cooperation activities.


While İTÜ Çekirdek has been supporting technology entrepreneurs since its establishment, it continues to be the meeting point of corporate companies and entrepreneurs.


For institutions that want to contribute to R&D and innovation development through in-house entrepreneurship studies; İTÜ Çekirdek, which undertakes the stages of distinguishing, selecting, testing and training the right entrepreneurs, brings together the entrepreneurs who develop innovative technologies for the related sectors with these institutions and adds value to both the entrepreneur and the institution.


İTÜ Çekirdek can transfer the entrepreneurship knowledge and experience that it has accumulated over the years by providing Intrapreneurship Training to support corporate companies in developing their entrepreneurship activities.


Intrapreneur groups that develop their technologies or projects can enjoy all training and mentorships of İTÜ Çekirdek by including them in İTÜ Çekirdek Pre-Incubation processes.

Big Bang 2019 with Numbers