StartersHub is a world-class entrepreneurship platform acting as a catalyst in the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. StartersHub offers startups everything they need, including funding, mentorship, networking and strategic partnership support and an inspiring work place at the heart of the business district in Istanbul.
In addition to accepting applications all year round from any technology field, StartersHub also runs industry specific programs with strategic partners in Financial Technologies, Gaming, Life Sciences, Internet of Things and Big Data. StartersHub is the place where ideas are enabled and nurtured.
Our Investment Philosophy
The heritage of the founding members of StartersHub comes from decades of experience and leading the path to innovation. This deep-rooted investment culture brings to the forefront what we value most, people; therefore all of our investments are strategized as long-term commitments.
With several programs each year, targeting different industries, we funnel over 500 applications per program. Each and every startup filters through our rigorous evaluation criteria, drastically dropping to the short list to about 5% of the applicants.
Startups that we take under our wings can expect to be joining a proactive family, as we only make long-term commitments with all the startups with take in, where we grow their business together, make follow on investments, co-investing with our industry leading friends.
We build relationships with our startups that last beyond the time we have with them, we become a family, in our culture, families are always there to support. Therefore we have adopted the same philosophy in our investments, we aim to stick around for the long run.