ITU GATE Brings Firms together with Investors in America for the 3rd time

Jan 15, 2016, 16:03
ITU ARI Teknokent’s “ITU GATE International Acceleration Program” that supports firms on entry into the US market is organized for the third time. Nine technology firms that are qualified to attend the program and went to America as of January 1, 2016 are preparing to meet customers and investors during their stay in America for a month.

27 Firms opened out to America

Firms included in the program develop technological solutions for diverse industries such as retail sector; call centers, insurance, real estate. After two months of business training in Turkey, they meet investors and potential business partners at 1871 Chicago and Galvanize San Francisco, America’s important entrepreneurship centers where ITU Teknokent offices are placed.

The speakers of the Demo Day at 1871 Chicago on January 21st will be Professor Mohanbir Sawhney from Kellogg School of Management and Founder & CEO of Basecamp, Jason Fried.

Mohambir Sawney and Jason Fried

Assoc. Prof. Deniz Tunçalp, ITU ARI Teknokent Assistant General Manager, stated that: “As ITU ARI Teknokent our primary goal is to support the development of entrepreneurship in Turkey and introduce these projects internationally. Our firms achieved greatly in the previous two programs we organized. With the program 8 ITU GATE firms established their companies in USA and started their commercial activities. We believe our 9 firms of this year’s program will also start important collaborations. We will continue with ITU GATE International Acceleration Program which has become an exemplary support program in Turkey and keep on working to put more firms in the international arena.”

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The Nine firms participating ITU GATE International Acceleration Program are as follows:

Alotech: aims to provide flexibility, cost advantage, easy management and use for call centers through cloud services ( )

OBASE: aims to decrease overstock and increase sale, number of customers, customer continuity and labor force efficiency for retailers through its product called Detailer. ( )

ODC İş Çözümleri Danışmanlık Ticaret AŞ: presents a “central” solution with SmartMessage that enables users to manage all campaigns and send group messages instantly or with time scheduled by an efficient filtration on database through one interface. ( )

Mekansal İşler: aim to lower the costs of large-scale institutions in insurance, real estate and spatial sectors through UrbanStat platform. ( /

LA Software Group: presents expert solutions for firms to optimize their costs, increase profit and generating value. ( )

Wordego: presents an online advertising network that provides real time digital advertisement marketing for Internet advertisers and web publishers.(

SFS AŞ: provides software development, consulting and information technology services for insurance sector. (

BARN Teknoloji Ticaret AŞ: aim to increase customer loyalty by organizing loyalty and award programs for small-scale firms in food sector through the product 10xZone. ( )

Monument Labs, Inc.: Monument presents a smart storage product that automatically organizes photos and videos. (

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