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YEPGEM & BTM 3rd Term Entrepreneurs Came Together With The Investors


absmiddle Yazdır   -A | A+ 23.07.2018
Third of the YEPGEM & BTM entrepreneur and investor meeting, which is the Innovative Projects Development Center Program of the Fatih Municipality, was held.

Meeting of the 3rd Call Period finalist entrepreneurs for the technology-based innovative projects with the investors, which is jointly put into practice by the Innovative Projects Development Center (YEPGEM) and BTM (Information Commercialization Center), was made in the Çatladıkapı Social Facilities of the Fatih Municipality. Deputy Mayor of the Fatih Municipality Okan Erhan Oflaz, ITO Executive Board Members Bahadır Yaşik, several investors and entrepreneurs participated in the meeting. 

Having spoken at the opening of the meeting, Deputy Mayor of the Fatih Municipality Okan Erhan Oflaz gave short information about the purpose of the YEPGEM and the carried out works, and then he gave two good news. Oflaz announced the good news as two separate buildings in Eminönü Sirkeci are prepared as Start Up and Techno City centers, and both centers will be opened until the end of 2018. 11 entrepreneur groups, who are the finalists of the YEPGEM 3rd Call Period, appeared before the investors in the meeting, and made presentations for ensuring their technology-based innovative projects take investments. Following the presentations, investors came together at the stands where entrepreneurs could offer more information about the projects, which attracted them and they believed they could transform into an industrial product. 

Technology-based projects, which are evaluated under the roof of YEPGEM, are directed to Project investors. Projects requiring laboratory work are followed up by universities and TUBITAK. When the fund and production is required later on, it is transformed into a product by providing fund and production support, and finally it is evaluated in the trade and industry field. Thus, a work produced by an entrepreneur reaches to its last user. Inventions of entrepreneurs will be put into practice as a value reached up to the last user by means of the YEPGEM’s guidance and support for these projects. YEPGEM may be considered as a center where dreams come true. Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB), Istanbul Chamber of Commerce, Istanbul Chamber of Industry, Istanbul Stock Exchange, TUBITAK Martek, Kadir Has University, Istanbul University Techno City, Gebze Technical University, Istanbul Selahattin Zaim University, Istanbul Bilim University, Yıldız Technical University TechnoPark, Presidency of İkitelli Organized Industrial Zone, TEB Start-Up Business Banking, Turkish Trade Center (Chicago/America), North Star Innovation (America),  Information Commercialization Center (BTM), Young MUSIAD, TR Angels, Albaraka, StarCamp (Silicon Valley, Turkish Business Incubator) are among the solution partners in the Project that is carried out under the leadership of Fatih Municipality.