The TechSquare Contest

Started…

The TechSquare Contest, which evaluates and rewards entrepreneurs’ projects, has begun.

Who Can Apply?

Entrepreneurs that have begun presenting customers B2B products or services they have developed in the fields of IoT, Analytics, Security, or Business Solutions can participate in the contest by applying with their projects.

How Can I Apply?

You can apply through the «Send Your Project» link on the TechSquare website.

Application Dates

23 July -

28 September

Evaluation Process and Time Plan

1

Receipt of the Applications

You can apply until September 28th.

2

Preliminary Evaluations

You will be notified of your preliminary evaluation results no later than 1 month from the date your application is received.

3

Mid-term Evaluation

You will be notified of your mid-term evaluation results by September 28th. Entrepreneurs whose results are positive will be called to make a presentation.

4

Presentation & 2nd Evaluation

Presentations will be made between 1 – 9 September. Entrepreneurs who will participate in the acceleration program will be informed by 9 October.

5

Acceleration Program

Selected entrepreneurs attend a 1-month acceleration program. They are provided with both technical and commercial mentorship as part of the program.

6

Demo Day

The 10 entrepreneurs who participate in the acceleration program earn the opportunity to make their presentations to KoçSistem, stakeholders from Koç Group companies, and TechSquare partners.

Award and Benefits

Cooperation with KoçSistem

Entrepreneurs involved in the acceleration program are evaluated for potential cooperation opportunities. Commercial opportunities such as developing new products and offering bundled products / services with the entrepreneurs are created within the scope of the planned cooperation. At the same time, entrepreneurs earn the opportunity to present their products to KoçSistem customers.

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Financing Support

Financing support is provided to successful entrepreneurs at the end of the demo day.

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Mentorship

Entrepreneurs involved in the acceleration program are appointed technical and commercial mentors experienced in their fields.

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Training

Entrepreneurs involved in the acceleration program are provided with technical and commercial training to support their development.

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Network

Entrepreneurs involved in the acceleration program are given the opportunity to network with technology companies, KoçSistem customers, Koç Holding companies and TechSquare business partners.

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Office

Entrepreneurs involved in the acceleration program are provided with an office.

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Technical Infrastructure

Entrepreneurs involved in the acceleration program are provided with the opportunity to use technical infrastructure support services such as KoçSistem's data center, IoT platform, and security solutions.

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Promotional Support

Entrepreneurs included in the acceleration program will be provided with promotional support.

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Frequently Asked Questions