Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur

Date: 2013-09-19, 07:00 PM
Location: Manzara İstanbul, Suriye Pasajı Kat 4, Tunel Taksim, İstanbul, 34420
Do you want to start your own technology company, but don't know where to get started? You are not alone. Every day millions of people wake up to regular jobs, but few do something about it. At the “Employee to Entrepreneur” event, you can hear the stories, tips, and best practices of those who left their jobs to pursue their own startup company. Onur Tekinturhan, Co-Founder of Konutkredisi.com.tr will join to share his experiences. After a career in finance in Capital One in Washington D.C., TEB and Turkven in Istanbul, Onur went on a search to find a company to start. He will share his experience of this search and how he and his cofounders decided to pursue Konutkredisi.com.tr, how they found investors, how they persuaded the banks, the pros and cons of being an entrepreneur.


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Who should attend?

  • Anyone who dreams of launching their own company
  • No service providers please! 


Typical discussion topics include;

  • The difference between being an employee, and being an entrepreneur
  • What to consider before starting your company
  • The first steps to starting up, including market research, naming, building a financial model, and more
  • And much, much more. 


At the end of the session, there will also be a short audience Q&A session, and several attendees will also head to a local restaurant or bar to socialize.

This event is free to attend. Join us for a fun evening! 

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