TUSIAD Silicon Valley Network Meet-Up
On Tuesday, December 8, 2020, TUSIAD members and Silicon Valley-based entrepreneurs gathered for a virtual discussion on starting a business, investment decisions, startup-corporate relations, and how the global pandemic has impacted the startup ecosystem. The meeting featured presentations from four founders of Silicon-Valley based companies with the goal of fostering exchanges between Istanbul and San Francisco-based entrepreneurs. İrem Oral Kayacık, Leader of the TUSIAD Entrepreneurship & Youth Roundtable, and TUSIAD Silicon Valley Network Chair Ayşegül İldeniz delivered opening remarks. XCINEX Founder Cihan Fuat Atkın, Compocket Founder İlayda Büyüdoğan, Mall IQ Founder Batu Sat, and Relimetrics Founder Kemal Levi participated in the panel portion of the event, elaborating on their experiences.
TÜSİAD Silicon Valley Network: Startup Mentorship Program
July 20, 2018 San Francisco The TÜSİAD Silicon Valley Network kicked off its Startup Mentorship Program on July 19 in San Francisco with an event sponsored by Silicon Valley Bank. The program, led by Turkish founders, is designed for San Francisco Bay Area startups. The Startup Mentorship Program brings together seven startups and more than 40 volunteer mentors, consisting of local professionals from diverse backgrounds. The founders and mentors will be meeting once a month at Silicon Valley Bank offices. The participating companies are: Awayr (Abakus), AdVelvet, BillionToOne, Buck.AI, Chooch, Pony Express, and Vivoo.
Erol Bilecik Elected TÜSİAD President
TÜSİAD held elections for the Board of Directors, High Advisory Council, Auditing Board, and Disciplinary Committee on January 12, 2017 during the 47th General Assembly.
At High Advisory Council TÜSİAD President Calls for Normalization
TÜSİAD President Cansen Başaran-Symes delivered opening remarks at the High Advisory Council meeting, which convened on December 1, 2016 in Ankara.
TÜSİAD Board of Directors Concludes Washington Visit
During meetings in Washington, D.C. on October 20, 2016 the TÜSİAD delegation discussed recent developments in Turkey after July 15 and U.S. – Turkey relations.