Emre Kurttepeli as a panelist; GBA Contemporary Istanbul: Art, Entrepreneurship and Angel Investing

ci-yatay-900x445As the world is getting digitalised rapidly, creative industry is also getting its share.. We are living in a screen age so it is not a surprise that new media art is rising. The form of artworks are changing, keeping pace with digitalisation.

As being Istanbul’s first angel investor network, Galata Business Angels hosted a panel on art, entrepreneurship and angel investing. Emre Kurttepeli as a panelist, similarities and differences between investing on startups within creative industries and other industries discussed.

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Emre Kurttepeli as panel moderator in the Hello Tomorrow: The Future of Energy

Hello Thttps-%2f%2fcdn-evbuc-com%2fimages%2f24401024%2f1640007249%2f1%2foriginalomorrow Istanbul has brought identify leaders in energy efficiency, renewable, Internet of Things (IoT), predictive maintenance, battery/storage and other high-end technologies that can shape the energy sector.

A conference in which business issues were discussed in order to design and develop more efficient energy systems by identifying new business models and synergies for the beginning of the energy, from information about the role of innovation in the energy field, Emre Kurttepeli has mastered the moderator of the panel on “Science Entrepreneurship Ecosystem “.

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Emre Kurttepeli 4th Financial Times Live Turkey Summit of the panel participated as a speaker.

ftlive4th Financial Times Turkey Summit ; senior government officials , experienced investors, and Turkey’s leading companies with the participation of senior managers took place on 25th of May Wednesday.

Many speakers and panelists attended the summit, in ” The Digital Economy ” panel Emre Kurttepeli shared important information.

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Emre Kurttepeli 5. Innovative Brands Summit of the panel participated as a speaker.

eduplus_fotoEvery year, traditionally held Innovative Brands Summit, April 28th was held for the 5th time.
Turkey’s Innovative Brands Summit and senior executives of the world’s most important companies , marketing and brand in the books in authorities and academics formed more than thirty speakers , dozens of sessions and was involved with important issues.  Emre Kurttepeli Innovation and Entrepreneurship shared important information on the panel.

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Emre Kurttepeli Intel Technology Conference of the panel participated as a speaker.

One of Turkey ‘s largest technology event Intel Technology Conference Istanbul 2016, took place in Haliç Congress Center on February 18 Thursday.

intelThe conference started with Science, Industry and Technology Minister Fikri Işık’ s opening speech and Vodafone CEO Gökhan Öğüt’ s presentation. ” Billion Dollar Company Can Create in Turkey? ” panel was held with Emre Kurttepeli’ s participant , moderated by Capital Magazine Editor in Chief Rauf Ateş.

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Kolektif Explore hosted Emre Kurttepeli as the Keynote Speaker

Kolektif Explore that was organised by Kolektif House on 4 November 2015 hosted Emre Kurttepeli as the keynote speaker.

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Kolektif Explore that was organised by Kolektif House on 4 November 2015 hosted Emre Kurttepeli as the keynote speaker.  Emre Kurttepeli answered the most common questions of entrepreneurs based on his experiences and gave insights about the business during the speech moderated by Mehmet Duru from 10Sayfa. After Kurttepeli’s speech, the event went on with the presentations covering  the stories behind the entrepreneurial ideas and projects of 3 entrepreneurs.

 

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Emre Kurttepeli joined the jury of Webrazzi Arena in Webrazzi Summit 2015

On the last day of Webrazzi Summit 2015, 50 enterprises introduced themselves to the Webrazzi-Arena-Finalattendees. 12 enterprises that were chosen among them got on stage to present their projects before the jury. As a result of the evaluation of the jury which included Bindi Karia, Brendan Baker, Melih Ödemiş and Emre Kurttepeli; Twentify, which is the mass resourse platform that brings the smartphone users and the companies that need to gather information from the market together, became  the champion of the enterprise competition this year.

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Webrazi Summit 2015 hosted Emre Kurttepeli

“We need enterprises that takes risk and challenge what is accepted”

Webrazzi Summit, the most influential internet conference, took place on 21-22 October in Wyndham Grand Levent, İstanbul . In the conference various topics such as Digital Marketing, Social Media, E Commerce, Venture Capital, Angel Investment, Online Gaming and Mobile Applications were discussed. During the seminar, parallel sessions and eterpreneurship competitions also took place.

Arda-Kutsal-Emre-KurttepeliIn the Summit which hosted two thousand attendees and brought the forthcoming names of the internet ecosystem  together, 86 speakers met with the audience on 5 different stages. On the second day of Webrazzi Summit 2015, Emre Kurttepeli, President GBA (Galata Business Angels) and Founder Mynet, was one of the speakers of great attention. Kurttepeli evaluated what has changed in the ecosystem since 1999 with Arda Kutsal.

Speaking about the internet sector up to now, Kurttepeli said: “We didn’t have much idea on how to exit in the first years. But now we talk about exiting although we see that we need some time for it. On the other hand;  there are real big players at the point we are now and we are forced to focus on the business enterprises  that could be sold to them. In other words, there was more risk–taking in the past than there is now. More promising enetrprises are focused on nowadays. Even the presentations have a certain form. I think this is boring.”

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Emre Kurttepeli Spoke at G20 YEA Summit

Emre Kurttepeli spoke at the “Angel Investment in Turkey” session in G20 YEA Summit 2015

G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance strives for making the problems of the Young Entrepreneurs to be heard through governments, media and nongovernmental organizations.

Strategic-partner-g20-turkeyThis year, the Young Entrepreneurs Alliance Summit took place in Wyndham Grand Hotel and was hosted by Young Businessmen Association of Turkey on 7th – 9th September 2015.Emre Kurttepeli, Chairman/ Founder, Mynet and Chairman, Galata Business Angels , was one of the panelists of the “Angel Investment in Turkey” session. The other two panelists were Aydonat Atasever – Chairman of Keiretsu Forum Turkey and Burak Büyükdemir –Founder of Etohum.

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Emre Kurttepeli spoke at Facebook – Endeavor Meeting

On Monday, July 20 2015, Emre Kurttepeli spoke at the meeting that hosted 10 Product Managers from Facebook in Endeavor Office.

At the DSC_0173breakfast meeting that 40 people came together; Facebook team met Endeavor Investors, Mentors and friends. At the mini panel that was followed by a Q&A session, Endeavor board members Emre Kurttepeli and Vuslat Doğan Sabancı spoke about Turkish Entrepreneurship Ecosystem.

DSC_0112Facebook team was on this trip on which they had three stops like Berlin, Istanbul an Nairobi respectively to understand the different cultures / ecosystems and user behavior and habits in related to them. They shared their observations and experience on Turkey and Berlin, which was their previous stop, and got information on Turkish (Facebook) users through their questions. Lastly, Facebook team gave information on their new product Instant Articles and their flexible corporate culture which gives the employees the opportunity to do whatever they are best at. The meeting was wrapped up with some very useful exchange of information for both sides.

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