Applications for Turkey Boostcamp now open!

Nov 10, 2016

Ye! Boostcamp Turkey

powered by Impact Hub Istanbul

Ye! Boostcamp is calling entrepreneurs of Istanbul!

Are you a young social entrepreneur with an idea that has the potential to have systemic change?

We are excited to invite you to the Ye! Boostcamp weekend on Friday, 9 December 5:00pm – 11 December 9:00 pm at Impact Hub Istanbul

Early stage social entrepreneurs will receive mentorship and training, and have the unique opportunity to pitch to a jury and win the Turkey Ye! Entrepreneur Award !

Please note that this event is open only to entrepreneurs from Istanbul.

The Ye! Boostcamp is now live- apply here!

Event schedule will be annouced soon.

Why Ye! Boostcamp Turkey?

The Ye! Boostcamp is made for young, early stage entrepreneurs to help them develop their startups through hands-on training and mentoring. Over two and a half days, the Boostcamp will guide entrepreneurs through the ins and outs of business modeling, financial modeling and pitching skills.

Someone said pitching?!

As the final event of the Boostcamp, entrepreneurs will pitch to a jury receive direct feedback on their enterprises and their pitches. Jury members will be comprised of experts from different fields including social entrepreneurship, banking, media and more!

And how about that award?

The winner of the pitch event becomes the Turkey Ye! Entrepreneur for 2016. These national Ye! Awards are reserved for exceptional young entrepreneurs from around the world, so you would be joining an elite group of changemakers!  

Who can apply?

To apply, you need to meet the following criteria:

  • Be under the age of 30

  • Have a socially oriented-startup idea

  • Have a team

  • Show how your enterprise has/will have a social impact

You should know:

  • The trainings will be in Turkish
  • Participation is free of charge!
Deadline for applications:

November 27th, 23:59 2016 - Apply now! 

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About the organisers

The Ye! community is a youth-led online community of young entrepreneurs who can connect with each other, find mentors, find resources and knowledge. Ye! members come from 121 countries around the globe. Have a look through this website to see what we have in store for you!

Impact Hub Istanbul is a member-based co-working space and event venue that unites and empowers impact-driven individuals! Our community is comprised of entrepreneurs, freelancers, techies, consultants, investors, creatives, artists and more. We offer our members a unique ecosystem of resources, inspiration, and collaboration opportunities to grow their impact. Read more about Impact Hub here

The Development Facility of the European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE DF) was created in 2006 to support the fund’s development finance mandate. It deploys effective, targeted and innovative technical assistance that maximizes the impact of the fund’s development finance initiatives in target countries. The services of the facility encompass capacity building and training, financial sector support and applied research with the aim to strengthen the internal capacities and operations of the fund’s partner lending institutions. The facility operates independently from the fund in a fiduciary arrangement under Luxembourg law. The Development Facility Committee, comprising of the members from KfW Development Bank, the development bank of Austria OeEB, the Dutch development bank FMO and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, is responsible for assessing and approving all project proposals and providing strategic guidance to the facility.


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