Cube Incubation, the incubation center of Technopark Istanbul, which is one of the leading institutions in the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Turkey, is signing important entrepreneurship programs by providing support in Turkey in 2021.
According to the statement made by Technopark Istanbul, new programs can be accessed at https://www.cubeincubation.com/basvur.
Cube Incubation brings a new breath to the entrepreneurship ecosystem with the programs launched this year.
Ideacube is a fully digital program where entrepreneurs take part for 2 months with online training support, and the Demo Day event to be held at the end of the program for entrepreneurs at the idea stage to verify their project ideas.
The Ideacube program will take place 6 times a year and the applications of entrepreneurs applying to the program will be evaluated by the Ideacube Evaluation Board.
Entrepreneurs whose projects are approved in the Evaluation Board will be included in the online training process for 3 weeks and will benefit from more than 5 hours of online training under 6 different subject headings.
In the program, where it is important for the project owner to participate in the trainings, other members of the relevant initiative team can also be included in the trainings.
Trainings, Entrepreneurship Ecosystem, Creative Thinking Techniques, Business Model KPI, Business Model KPI Workshop, Research Techniques, Effective Presentation Techniques. Entrepreneurs who are evaluated after the training can make presentations to the entrepreneurship ecosystem at Demo Day.
Campcube, on the other hand, draws attention as a program where entrepreneurs can participate for 6 months with online training, mentoring, entrepreneurship analysis, performance evaluation supports, and Demo Day in order to verify the products of entrepreneurs who have confirmed their project idea and make them ready for sale. The Campcube program will be held 4 times a year and will offer 3 months of additional time to initiatives with high-performance evaluation criteria.
The applications of the entrepreneurs applying to the program will be evaluated by the Campcube Evaluation Board, and the entrepreneurs whose projects are approved in the Evaluation Board will be included in the online education and the other supports for 4 weeks.
What supports will be provided?
In the program, where more than 15 hours of online training will be provided under 9 different subject headings, the applicant is expected to participate in the trainings, while other members of the team can also benefit from the right to education.
Trainings, Business Modeling, Product – Market Alignment, Business Plan, Startup Law, Investment Processes, Advanced Entrepreneurship Ecosystem, Effective Presentation Techniques, Financial Literacy, Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights.
Supports to be provided are 24/7 Office Use, Common working area and Fixed table, Kitchen, Playground, Library and Printer, Common Garden Area, Meeting Room, 24/7 Security, Prototype Workshop, Laboratory, and Clean Rooms, One-to-One Consultancy, Mentoring, Sales and Design Support, Presentation Preparation, Pre-Investment One Pager Preparation.
Runcube is a program where entrepreneurs can participate for 6 months, including online training, mentoring, consultancy, entrepreneurship analysis, performance evaluation supports, and Demo Day, in order to scale and compete in the market for entrepreneurs who have turned their projects into products and sold.
The Runcube program will be held 3 times a year, and initiatives with high-performance evaluation criteria will be offered 6 months of additional time.
Applications of entrepreneurs applying to the program will be evaluated by the Runcube Evaluation Board.
Entrepreneurs whose projects are approved in the Evaluation Board will be included in the process of online training for 5 weeks and other support afterward. In the program, more than 25 hours of online training will be provided under 10 different topics and it is important for the applicant to participate in these trainings. As with other programs, other members of the initiative team can also participate in the training.
In addition, startups with high progress payment rates can also benefit from Boost Office supports.
Training, Production Techniques, Pricing Strategies, Digital Marketing, Project Management, International Trade, Grants & Incentives, Research Techniques, UX & UI / Industrial Design, Company Valuation and Investment Processes, Customer Development.
Supports to be provided are 24/7 Office, Common working area and fixed table, Kitchen, Playground, Library and Printer, Common Garden Area, Meeting Room and Seminar Room, 24/7 Security, Prototype Workshop, Laboratory, and Clean Rooms, One-to-One Consultancy, Mentoring, Sales and Design Support, Presentation Preparation, Pre-Investment One Pager Preparation, Investor Interviews, Cooperation Meetings.
“Entrepreneurship requires fast positioning”
Bilal Topcu, General Manager of Technopark Istanbul, whose opinions were given in the statement, stated that entrepreneurship requires being ready for any development, agility, and rapid positioning.
Stating that the institutions that really support entrepreneurs should be so innovative and fast, Topcu said that they have started 3 new entrepreneur support programs and that they will make a different program announcement for startups in the growth phase.
Topcu stated that 300 entrepreneurs applied for the support last year, 57 enterprises benefited from the support throughout the year and 53 enterprises successfully graduated and continued their way as an R&D company in Technopark Istanbul.
“At Cube Incubation, we are now launching 3 new entrepreneurship support programs called Ideacube, Campcube, and Runcube. In these programs that entrepreneurs can apply in line with the announced schedules, entrepreneurs will be offered support according to the project stages. The Ideacube program, which is the starting phase of new programs, is next to entrepreneurs completely online in the most appropriate way to the digital era. In Campcube and Runcube programs, entrepreneurs can get support for scaling the enterprises in less than 6 months by using the infrastructure of Technopark Istanbul and Cube Incubation, turning their projects into products and products for sale. In the near future, we will announce a different program for startups in the growth phase.”
Source: AA / Translated by Irem Yildiz