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TOBB University of Economics and Technology GARAJ Coworking Space

Az laf, çok geliştirme, 48 saat içinde girişim Startup Weekend sana başarını ispatlaman için bir fırsat sunuyor: Başarı hikayesi dinleme, başarı hikayesi yaz! Fikrinle gel, ekibini oluştur, ilk elemeyi geç, 48 saat mentorlar eşliğinde çalış, yeni işinin temellerini bizimle at!

Startup Weekend Women Ankara ,Türkiye'de ilk kez kadın girişimciler için 2-4 Mayıs tarihleri arasında Microsoft Ankara Ofisi'nde gerçekleşecek.

Sınırlı kontenjanı olan bu etkinliğe hemen kayıt ol, sen de projeni hayata geçir! Ekibim yok ama fikrim var diyorsan gel ekibini orada kur, fikrinle yarış!

Startup Weekend Women Ankara'nın en büyük ödülü kendi girişimini hayata geçirmek! Bunun yanında ana ortaklar tarafından da verilecek ödüller olacak. Belirlendikçe buradan duyuracağız

Startup Weekend İzmir - Kasım 2013 Teaser #1 from Viveka on Vimeo.

Startup Weekend Ankara 2013 Final from Viveka on Vimeo.

10 soruda Startup Weekend nedir öğrenmek istersen, 10 soruda Startup Weekend yazısını okuyabilirsin. Ayrıca, gelmeden önce, sizlere yardımcı olacağını düşünerek hazırladığımız SW'de kod yazarken çantanızda bulunması gerekenler yazısını okuyabilirsin, malum 48 saatte ürün geliştirmek kolay değil.



Mar 7
  • Registration Starts / Dinner
  • Welcome & Speakers
  • Ice Breaker Game - Half-Baked
  • Pitches Start
  • Attendees vote for the top ideas
  • Announcing selected ideas
  • Teams start forming and discussing ideas
  • Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow


Mar 8
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
  • Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
  • Lunch
  • Micro Workshop - tbd
  • Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
  • Dinner
  • Gut check. Start prepping/finalizing presentations
  • Judging & Awards
  • Ice cream/pizza party
  • Go home


Mar 9

Jared Kleinert

Entrepreneur, Speaker, Author   |   LinkedIn

Jared Kleinert is an extremely passionate, driven, and focused 18-year-old tech entrepreneur who has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, and TechCrunch.

He is currently the co-founder of an eye-opening book, community, and larger organization called “2 Billion Under 20”. The book features stories from some of the world’s smartest and most talented people at or under 20. Including Olympians, teenpreneurs, scientists, singers, actors, social entrepreneurs, etc from all walks of life and over 20+ countries, the book aims to empower the 2 billion people in the world at or under 20 to act on their passions.

Brett Nakatsu

Facilitator, Regional Operations Manager at Startup Weekend   |   LinkedIn

Brett Nakatsu is a graduate of the University of Washington (U.S.) with a degree in Business Administration. Based in Seattle, he works for UP Global HQ as Regional Operations Manager for all Startup Weekend (SW) events in the Middle East.


K. Ekim Alptekin

President, Turkish American Business Association (TABA/AmCham)   |   LinkedIn

As President of TABA/AmCham, K. Ekim Alptekin is committed to TABA’s mission of boosting Trans-Atlantic trade and bolstering the commercial angle of decades-long Turkish-American partnership.

On the business front, he is the founder and president of EA Aerospace AS.

Ekim Alptekin is also commercially active in the real estate and entertainment industries through his companies EA Inşaat and OneColony A.Ş., respectively. Though EA Group is best known for its work in the civil aviation sector, the company’s 50 million dollar real estate development “Kartal Kule” was recently awarded the prestigious European Property Award.

Tunç Noyan

Business Development Director, Forrester Research, ValuesBox   |   LinkedIn

Currently Business Development Director of Forrester Research (Nasdaq: FORR) in Turkey, which is a global research and advisory firm serving professionals.
Also, co-founder of ValuesBox, a growth accelerator and early stage investment consulting company specializing on enabling the creative potential of entrepreneurs, investors and new ventures.

Adil Oran

Assoc. Prof. Dr. of Finance at METU Dept. of Bus. Adm.   |   LinkedIn

Finance Academician with consulting experience. Teaches Finance, Statement Analysis, Valuation, Financial Accounting, Entrepreneurship.


Numan Numan

Investor & Technology Evangelist   |   LinkedIn

Numan Numan, currently a Managing Director at 212, has a solid background in enterprise systems, global technology services and international management. Numan utilizes his 20 years of experience to analyze technology venture companies, identify their needs, and provide customized solutions for each enterprise.

Ece İdil Kasap

Co-founder at Viveka Incubation Center   |  

A young international, creative and entrepreneurial professional, with experience and exposure on the international stage including Turkey, Western Europe and Japan. Ece combines a proven ability to seize, create, and start-up business opportunities along with the skills to team with diverse cultures in order to develop a pipeline of opportunities and business growth with sophisticated IT solutions.

Naima Shaikh

Digital Technology Consultant and Leadership Coach   |  

Naima brings 20+ years of corporate experience in applying technology to business growth, and aligning people to their strengths. Her previous roles ranged from leading application development teams to developing business transformation strategies, specializing in startup operations and rapid growth environments in the Middle East.

Naima also served as a judge in the Software Development Trade Show in Dubai for three years.

Deniz Noyan

Business Growth Coach, Early Stage Investment Consultant, Co-Founder at ValuesBox   |   LinkedIn

An impact junkie! Believe that every individual is "naturally creative, resourceful and whole". Co-founder at ValuesBox, an innovative management consulting company specializing on enabling the creative potential of individuals and organizations using the latest tools from the fields of coaching, leadership development and neuroscience.

Barış Okur

Co-founder at Viveka Incubation Center   |  

In very simple words, startup lover! Barış is one the founders of Viveka and coordinator of Garaj, an accelerator program powered by TEPAV and TOBB. He maybe at any point, whenever he hears the word “entrepreneur”. He’s so energetic and enthusiastic about entrepreneurship and one of the founders of the ecosystem in Turkey. Barış focuses on opportunities and continously creates ideas about web applications, mobile applications, e-commerce, social media & IT projects. He supports entrepreneurs to front-end & back-end development.

Hande Aydın

Strategy and Business Development at Viveka

She believes that she doesn’t have the "thing" to be an entrepreneur, therefore she joined the Viveka team in order to be there for entrepreneurs all the time. She has an engineering, marketing and business strategy background and she spends all her time in order to create new opportunities for the entrepreneurs. She has a huge appetite to learn new stuff and convert them into opportunities both for Viveka and the teams powered by Viveka.

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