TUSIAD Silicon Valley Network Second Startup Mentorship Program 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 is to support Turkish entrepreneurs in the San Francisco Bay Area through leveraging the networks, skill-sets, and experience of the local Turkish professional community. The program aims to support collaboration and the exchange of information regarding best practices in the innovation ecosystems of Silicon Valley and Turkey.