“İyi Yatırım Summit,” an event targeted at developing an angel investing community and culture in Turkey, will be held for the second time in Istanbul on January 10, 2013. The Summit is organized by Endeavor Turkey, in collaboration with Angel Resource Institute and TUSİAD, with support from Akbank and Turkcell.
During the Summit, Investors and Entrepreneurs will work with experts from Angel Resource Institute on topics such as pitching to investors, angel portfolio strategy, due diligence and valuation.
Endeavor: Hailed by New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman as “the best anti-poverty program of all,” Endeavor is leading the global movement to catalyze long-term economic growth by selecting, mentoring, and accelerating the best high-impact entrepreneurs around the world. To date, Endeavor has screened more than 30,000 entrepreneurs and selected 766 individuals leading 476 high-impact companies. Endeavor Turkey has been operating in Turkey since 2007 and is supporting 48 Endeavor Entrepreneurs from 30 companies. Endeavor currently operates in 17 countries.
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TUSIAD: Tusiad is a non-governmental representative organisation of the Turkish private sector (industries and services) at the national level and a member of UNICE, BIAC (Business and Industry Advisory Council of the OECD) and UMCE (Union of Mediterranean Confederations of Entreprises). It is composed of direct members representing companies and leads a platform founded by sectoral and regional business federations (TURKONFED: Turkish Confederation of Enterprise and Business) and is committed to monitor and to promote Turkey’s political, economic and institutional reform process within the framework of the membership process to the EU. For further information visit www.tusiad.org
Akbank: Akbank is a Turkish based bank and was founded in Adana, Turkey on January 1948. As of the end of 2008, Akbank ranked as Turkey's most valuable bank having the most profitable banking operations among privately owned banks in Turkey. In addition, with its extensive branch network, Akbank is one of the largest banks in Turkey in terms of loan volume. Together with its core banking activities, Akbank offers a wide range of retail, commercial, corporate, private banking and international trade finance services. Being in the board of Endeavor, Akbank also has a 43 Million Dollars of credit pool especially for Endeavor Entreprenuers' use. For further information visit www.akbank.com
Turkcell: GSM-based mobile communication in Turkey began when Turkcell commenced operations in February 1994. As of September 30, 2011, Turkcell has made 9,1 billion US dollars worth of investments (including 2G and 3G licenses) in Turkey. Again as of September 30, 2011, with its 34.4 million subscribers, Turkcell is not only the leading operator in Turkey, but also the third largest GSM operator in Europe in terms of subscriber number. Turkcell also ranks among the top operators in terms of GPRS roaming, where it has signed contracts with 465 operators from 165 countries. For further information visit www.turkcell.com.tr