When Stage-Co started 3 years ago in Istanbul, Turkey, our main goal was to create an international network for startups, mentors and investors. Easier said than done as a bootstrapped organisation with a lot of energy and goodwill but without backing except our own very limited resources. Thanks to local partners in Berlin we are able to do this and we are very happy and proud that also BIC Angels from Istanbul, Turkey, jumps on the boat. BIC Angels is a very active Angel Investor and they will be present with 15 of their investors to understand the Berlin Startup ecosystem better and create synergies. Stage-Co is more than happy to welcome its Turkish friends in Berlin.
18h Welcome by Patrick Bosteels (Founder of Stage-Co) & Joachim Behrendt (Founding Partner at BIC Angels)
18.15h – Introduction to The Workspace
18.30h – The startup ecosystem in Berlin, 10 min presentations followed by 5 min direct Q&A
- Jens Lapinski, Techstars
- Nico Kirschner, Startup Team IHK Berlin
- Marisa Neubert, Berlin Partner
19.30 – 20.00h – The startup ecosystem in Turkey, 10 min presentations followed by 5 min direct Q&A
- Patrick Bosteels, Stage-Co
- Joachim Behrendt, BIC Angels
20.00 – 20.30 – How to link Istanbul & Berlin – discussion with participants
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Big thanks to our venue sponsor: The Workspace!