Sabanci University

Sabanci University is ranked the top private entrepreneurial university in Turkey according to Turkish Ministry of Industry and Trade.  The university hosts the SUCOOL Preincubation Center that supports early stage entrepreneurs and also supports Founder Institute by shared resources, network and providing space.

 

Fora & Şanlı Law Office

Since 2008, Fora & Şanlı Law Office is dedicated to provide legal advice and services which look beyond the legal issues and take the business aspects for each transaction for the success of its clients for their investments and business in Turkey and MENA region. Fora & Şanlı is very well connected with the world and other jurisdictions to facilitate its clients international business.

 

Microsoft Turkey

Microsoft is a strategic partner for promising startups around the world focused on business growth & development, industrial strength technology and beautiful usable products. Build locally, scale globally. We help smart companies take flight.

More Opportunity for Startups in Asia than Anywhere Else, According to Adeo Ressi

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-02-28

While attending this year’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Adeo Ressi spoke with CNBC News about the challenges entrepreneurs face in Asia, and how those challenges compare to those faced by entrepreneurs elsewhere.

 

I would say entrepreneurs around the world are about the same. They all have a big dream they want to play out. The only difference is, Asian markets are booming, and there is much more opportunity today in Asia than there is in any other part of the world. However, it’s a difficult operating environment. There is a lot less capital here in Asia than [Silicon Valley]. Finding the right investors is challenging everywhere in the world, but in Asia it’s harder - there is less money, and fewer investors" - Adeo Ressi

Watch the full video below:

                                                   

 

Applications are now open for several Founder Institute locations across Asia. See the full list of enrolling cities here 

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