StartersHub

Committed to Success

Our Identity

StartersHub is a leading early-stage technology seed fund based in Istanbul. StartersHub offers startups everything they need to become a rapidly-growing global company, including funding, mentorship, networking, strategic partnership support and an inspiring workplace.

StartersHub targets startups from Turkey, Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition to technology agnostic acceleration programs, StartersHub also runs industry-specific venture building programs with strategic partners.

Startup Programs

Startupbootcamp Istanbul
StartersHub XO
Game Garage

Mentor Network

Access to over 300 mentors through our vast network in Turkey and EMEA Region.

Multi Stage Funding

StartersHub enables multi-stage funding and co-investing with its partners. Funnelling approximately 600 startups each year through our rigorous filtering criteria.

Nurturing and Enabling Entrepreneurs

Vast Network of Partners & Top Class Mentors. Decades of experience and years of success enable our team and network to provide unmatched support and guidance.

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 600 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.

Our Investors

Our primary investors are all members of the board of directors and play a vital role in key decision-making processes with their long-term commitment to the entrepreneurial ecosystem. We are able to leverage the vast knowledge and experience behind their strategic investment philosophy and apply it at StartersHub.

Actively Involved Board of Directors

Ebru Dorman

Ebru Dorman

Barış Özistek

Barış Özistek

Ersin Pamuksüzer

Ersin Pamuksüzer

Bahadır Ilgaç

Bahadır Ilgaç

Onur Topaç

Onur Topaç

Dedicated Team

Çiğdem Toraman

Çiğdem Toraman

Birce Güler

Birce Güler

Ezgi Demir

Ezgi Demir

İnci Çömlekçioğlu

İnci Çömlekçioğlu

Ceri Cukran

Ceri Cukran

Haluk Nişli

Haluk Nişli

Eraycan Safa

Eraycan Safa

Press Kit

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Press Releases

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