Ideas Turning Into Enterprise Will Be Reflected Onto ITU Seed Big Bang Stage
Oct 12, 2016


ITU Seed, which is the first centre from Turkey to be listed in the University Business Incubator (UBI) Rankings for Europe and the World, is organizing its 5th entrepreneurship competition called “Big Bang”. With the conference theme “reflection”, BIG BANG 2016 will be held on 12 November, at 17:00, in Suleyman Demirel Cultural Center and will feature a rich content including visual shows.

ITU Seed has received 6000 project applications this year and accepted 250 of them. There will be two categories in the Big Bang Competition: “general category” and “Automotive”, and 20 of the selected candidates will compete on Big Bang 2016 stage in order to realize their projects.

ITU Seed, which has supported 1600 entrepreneurs from all over the country in the past four years, will grant an amount of 3 millions in the Big Bang, which is the final stage of this year’s ITU Seed.

ITU Seed has increased the number of investors this year by calling angel investors, angel investors networks, and risk capital companies to support the entrepreneurs in Big Bang 2016 Entrepreneurship Competition by investing in them.

Big Bang Process

As the number of applications to ITU Seed is increasing at an exponential rate every year, a thorough selection process takes place. After the call for application closes, thousands of projects go through a preliminary evaluation process to be selected into the “pre-incubation” process. Among the selection criteria for the projects are technological and innovative quality, potential for commercialization, team quality, and scalability in national and particularly in international markets. While working towards realizing their projects, in the expedition phase, entrepreneurs at ITU Seed receive basic management and entrepreneurship training from professionals and academics. Teams that perform well are accepted into ITU Seed Incubation Center and get the opportunity to use all the facilities and services provided by the Centre.

For detailed information about ITU Seed Big Bang, please visit: http://bigbang.itucekirdek.com/