ITU Çekirdek Pre-Incubation

Startups who want to make their first sale with their product, which is still in the prototype stage, to verify the market, to meet with investors and corporate companies, and to expand their development, can apply to the Pre-Incubation program.

Slide Startups who want to make their first sale with their product, which is still in the prototype stage, to verify the market, to meet with investors and corporate companies, and to expand their development, can apply to the Pre-Incubation program. Pre-Incubation Startups whose product is ready and validated in the market, who have a company for this product and who want to increase their sales with an initiative that has already made sales, and who want to meet up with investors and corporate companies quickly, can apply to Pre-Incubation Express. ITU Çekirdek Express

At the beginning of the process, startups benefit from “Entrepreneurship Trainings” which covers tailor-made topics such as business model, strategy and finance. Along with the training process, they attend specialized seminars and workshops such as sales, marketing, team development, law and investment processes. In addition, initiatives; You can use the ITU Çekirdek office located in ITU ARI Teknokent on the ITU Maslak campus free of charge, benefit from the prototyping workshop, meet hundreds of mentors who are experts in their field, get together with corporate and investor ITU Çekirdek stakeholders, gain access the ITU ARI Teknokent network, and offer different products from cloud supports to payment systems, with not spending a single dime.

TÜBİTAK BİGG Programı Kapsamında Sağladığımız Destekler

Tam Donanımlı Çalışma Ortamı

Fully Equipped Working Environment

Startups and their teams are given the right to use the open office until the Big Bang Start-up Challenge.

İTÜ Çekirdek Girişimcilik Eğitimi

Itu Çekirdek Entrepreneurship Education

The Entrepreneurship Training Program, inspired by the entrepreneurship courses given at Berkeley University and Stanford University, is offered to startups by İTÜ Çekirdek trainers.

İhtiyaca Özel Mentorluklar

Needed Mentoring For Entrepreneurs

Alanında uzman 500’den fazla mentor ve girişimcilerin kendilerine has yetenek, kapasite ve hedeflerini yakından tanıyan bir yaklaşım ile girişimcilere, başarıya ulaşma sürecindeki birçok farklı alanda yardımcı olunur.

Yatırımcı

Investor Meetings

Meetings with Turkey’s leading investors are organized for entrepreneurs, with the aim of enhancing the investment opportunities of entrepreneurs and expanding their networks.

Firmalarla Buluşmalar

Meetings With Corporate Companies

Sales-oriented Demo Days are organized with more than 40 stakeholder institutions as well as many corporate companies, and entrepreneurs are given the opportunity to meet with industry-specific companies and hold sales meetings.

Özel İmkanlar

Special Opportunities For Itu Numbers

Entrepreneurs benefit from more than 41 exclusive opportunities that they may need both individually and for their ventures, free of charge or with certain discount rates.

Birebir Takip Görüşmeleri

One-To-One Follow-Up Interviews

One-on-one follow-up meetings are organized with entrepreneurs throughout the process and meetings are held regarding the steps of their projects.

Prototip

Prototyping Laboratory

Basic engineering equipment is provided in the ITU Çekirdek Prototyping Laboratory to support the process of implementing their projects.

Network

Network

Robust and extensive network is offered to entrepreneurs in the information flow environment provided by the presence of strong academic staff in the ITU campus and with the advantage of being located in the region where ITU ARI Teknokent accomodates advanced technology R&D companies.

Merkezi Konum

Central Location In Istanbul Business Life

In Maslak, which is the heart of Istanbul’s business life, and on the campus of Istanbul Technical University, where a strong technical and scientific environment is experienced, entrepreneurs are provided with an important location advantage.

Basın & PR & İletişim Danışmanlığı

Press & Pr & Communication Consultancy

Support and professional communication consultancy services are provided for the visibility of entrepreneurs in the national press (newspaper, magazine, television, etc.) and digital media for promotional activities.

Endüstriyel Tasarım

Industrial Design Support

ITU Çekirdek; By providing professional support to entrepreneurs in the process of developing their products, the ease of use of products or prototypes, aesthetics, production, material selection, etc. Mentoring and design support are provided by industry professionals who are experts in their fields.

How Does the Pre-Incubation Process Proceed?

Successful startups that benefit from ITU Çekirdek facilities and successfully complete the training process are eligible to take part in the Big Bang of that year, get on the radar of investors and funds, and have the chance to gain local and international recognition.