TUSIAD Silicon Valley Network Second Startup Mentorship Program Launch

Mentorship Second Launch

On June 20, the TUSIAD Silicon Valley Network welcomed new and previous founders and mentors at the launch of its second Startup Mentorship Series. The event, which took place at Silicon Valley Bank in San Francisco, featured a discussion on Corporate Engagement Models with Startups with panelists Ibrahim Gokcen, Chief Technology Officer, Schneider Electric; Yelda Kaya, SR Director at Johnson and Johnson California Innovation Centre; and Tolga Kurtoglu, CEO at PARC, a Xerox Company. The mission of the TUSIAD Silicon Valley Network Startup Mentorship Program…

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IMPACT TURKEY: TÜSİAD Silicon Valley Network Idea Hack

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On June 8, the TÜSİAD Silicon Valley Network hosted an event titled Impact Turkey: A Day of Ideation and Collaboration at Oracle San Francisco. The idea hack was the first event of a larger initiative within the network to leverage the innovative talent of Turkish professionals in the Bay Area in order to impact Turkey through technology. The event brought together young professionals, academics, and university students for an afternoon of collaboration to brainstorm solutions for specific issue areas in Turkey, such as encouraging the wider…

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TÜSİAD Delegation Visits Silicon Valley


On April 11-12, 2019, the TÜSİAD Board of Directors and TÜSİAD members held several meetings in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. The delegation, led by TÜSİAD President Simone Kaslowski, met with members of the TÜSİAD Silicon Valley Network. The Network, formed in October 2017, consists of 250 Turkish-American investors, entrepreneurs, engineers, scientists, and professionals across the tech sector. The trip featured a Demo Day, which was the culmination of the first TÜSİAD Silicon Valley Network Mentorship Program. The TÜSİAD Silicon Valley Network’s Startup Mentorship Program…

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