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What You Can Get from YFYI?

Participating in the YFYI means reaching global business partners with different perspectives for your business and contribute to the rapid commercialization of your business by providing a wide network and creating countless opportunities globally.

Pre-acceleration

With preliminary evaluation, applicants are sent to pre-acceleration program and start to accelerate.

Globalization

Startups who are admitted to the YFYI, will gain a chance to participate an acceleration program which is runned by partnership with UC Berkeley and Growth Circuit.

Countless Opportunities

Training, counseling and mentorship support from leading experts in San Francisco and Turkey.

Global Network

As well as being involved in a leading entrepreneurship ecosystem, the opportunity to access ODTÜ TEKNOKENT’s global network, major stakeholders and successful alumni entrepreneurs.

Investment Opportunity

Capture the opportunity to be invested and commercialize the venture.

Office

Office space at ODTÜ TEKNOKENT Incubation Centers.

HOW ACCELERATION WORKS?

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If you trust your idea but don’t know how to start,
If you have a newly established tech start-up but you can’t make money.

As Turkey’s leading acceleration program, YFYİ will assist you to implement your technology based idea or to commercialize your product. Teams, which are accepted to YFYİ will be invited to bootcamp where they will gain a chance to accelerate with the help of global partners. YFYİ entrepreneurs focused on global success may have an office in ODTÜ TEKNOKENT’s incubation centers and they may get investment from leading partner investment funds.

*You can also apply with your idea to T-BIGG program to get 150.000 TL capital support from TÜBİTAK.

Founder Mentors who will understand your vision better than anyone else
and help you to step forward and go beyond!

  • KUNTAY AKTAŞ
  • YUNUS AYYILDIZ
  • ÖZLEM BAYGIN
  • HAKAN BOĞAZPINAR
  • EMRAH ÇETİN
  • BURÇİN DİDİNEDİN
  • FATİH CANAN
  • MEHMET ÇAKIR
  • KEREM ÇALIŞKAN
  • GÖKHAN ÇELEBİ
  • FUNDA ÇETİN
  • UMUTCAN DUMAN
  • SONER ERGEN
  • SAMET ERSAN
  • NADİRE MÜGE GÖKÇEK
  • BURAK GÖRSEV
  • ALİ GÜRER
  • SEÇKİN GÜRLER
  • MERİH ALPHAN KARADENİZ
  • ÇAĞLAYAN KARAPINAR
  • KAAN KAYABALI
  • HÜRSEL KENDİR
  • GÖKHAN KOYUNCU
  • BURAK KUZUCU
  • MUSTAFA NİZAMOĞLU
  • ÖZGÜR DENİZ ÖMÜR
  • BURAK ÖZCAN
  • MERTHAN ÖZTÜRK
  • AHMET SARAÇOĞLU
  • CEM ŞATANA
  • HASAN MURAT TOPÇU
  • MURAT TORTOPOĞLU
  • MAKBULE SHKALLA TUNCERLİ
  • ÖZGÜR TÜFEKÇİ
  • TANSU TÜRKOĞLU
  • SERKAN ÜNSAL
  • SERKAN YAĞIZ
  • AYHAN OZAN YILMAZ
  • LALE YILMAZ
  • UĞUR YÜKSEL
  • ÇAĞRI YÜZBAŞIOĞLU
  • SEDAT ZENCİRCİ

April 13

Last day of application

April 20 - 22

1st Bootcamp

June

2nd Bootcamp

May - September

Trainings and Mentorship

October 6

Demo Day

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  • Supporting Student Community

• 150.000 TL worth Online Advertising Support by Onedio                 • 100.000 TL worth 3D Prototyping Support by Btech

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