French Tech Istanbul
French Tech Istanbul



A bridge between French and Turkish startups & scaleups in order to support and build together #Techforgood companies of tomorrow !

French Tech Istanbul brings together entrepreneurs and managers of technological and multi-sector companies, investors, university presidents and merges into a dense network of incubators, accelerators, and experts in the local ecosystem in order to exchange best practices, promote synergies and cross-innovation to together build the TechforGood of tomorrow, on both sides of the Bosphorus. Want to get started in Turkey? French Tech Istanbul puts you in the limelight and connects you to a dynamic and comprehensive network of local players (co-working spaces, lawyers, recruitment agencies, etc.) to accelerate your set up in Turkey. With its network and the multi-disciplinarity of its members, French Tech Istanbul helps you explore the extraordinary opportunity of the Turkish market: 80 million consumers, a pool of very well-trained talents, a springboard to Asia, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. She then accompanies you to understand it in depth. France makes you dream? We understand you! French Tech Istanbul connects you to a booming French ecosystem, opening the doors to the European market, and bringing you into contact with complementary French startups on your value chain. French Tech Istanbul’s missions are: 1. Support French startups already established in Istanbul thanks to a network of active entrepreneurs, and access to a dynamic ecosystem that can be quickly mobilized and able to meet their needs 2. To be the first point of contact and the springboard for French startups wishing to expand their activities in Istanbul and introduce them into the local ecosystem, thus accelerating their establishment. 3. Promote France’s attractiveness to Turkish start-ups wishing to expand their activities in France through strategic and technological synergies in complementary value chains. 4. Promote financing for Turkish companies wishing to launch in France and French start-ups seeking financing, particularly within deep Tech, a favorite sector in Turkey. So when do we meet? :)



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