Start Up vs Company A Company is a BusinessOrganization that Sells a Product or Service in exchange of Revenue or Profit.
Opportunities for IT Start Ups There are Support and Grant Mechanisms mainly from TÜBİTAK (Turkish Scientific and Research Council), Turkish Ministry of Science - Industry and Technology, KOSGEB (Turkish Small and Medium Enterprises Development Organization). There are also Angel Investors and Venture Capital Firms and Funds Supporting StartUps.
TÜBİTAK 1512 - Support Program in Stages for Individual Entrepreneurs Who can apply? Graduated from a university No share in any company
TÜBİTAK 1512 Program 1.Phase From Idea to Business Plan If the business idea is found to be positive by TÜBİTAK, support will be given. Support is in the form of Entrepreneurship Traning & Business Mentoring to prepare the Business Plan.
TÜBİTAK 1512 Program 2. Phase Incorporation and Technological Verification (Capital support) if the application has been found succesful after the evalution of business plan, Capital support will be given to the Entrepreneur.
TÜBİTAK 1512 Program 2. Phase Non-refundable (grant) capital fund ≤ 100000 TL General expense support (%20) ≤ Project support upper limit Time duration ≤ 12 months
TÜBİTAK 1512 Program 3. Phase Advanced R&D Phase First R&D project will be supported under TÜBİTAK 1507 SME R&D Initial Support Program
TÜBİTAK 1512 Program 3. Phase Project budget upper limit ≤ 500.000 TL AND 75% Support Rate (Stated in 1507 SME R&D Initial Support Program implementation fundamentals)
TÜBİTAK 1512 Program 4. Phase Commercialization Phase Supported companies will be led to the Angel Investors and Venture Capital Funds. The companies will be met with the leading actors in their sector and potential customers through the project markets..
Ministry of Science Industry and Technology - Techno Entrepreneurship Program Who can apply: Any student who will gradute in one year and any university graduate with no company share. Support : 100.000 TL (Full Grant) Support Duration : 12 months
KOSGEB – Entrepreneur Support Program Entrepreneurship Support Programme comprises of 3 Subprogrammes: Applied Entrepreneurship Training New Entrepreneur Support Business Improvement Centre (BIC) Support
KOSGEB – Entrepreneur Support Program Applied Entrepreneurship Training It includes training and workshop studies of minimum 60 hours (entrepreneurship abilities testings, business idea exercises and business plan preparation) Trainings are arranged for general and specific (youngs, women, disadvantageous groups) target groups, No charge from participants.
KOSGEB – Entrepreneur Support Program New Entrepreneur Support This support is available for the entrepreneurs who had completed the Applied Entrepreneurship Training and started his/her own business, ISGEM entrepreneurs. SUPPORT COMPONENT UPPER LIMIT (TL) SUPPORT RATIO (%) (1st &2nd Regions) SUPPORT RATIO (%) (3st &4nd Regions) Enterprise Establishment Support No Payback 5000 60 (Female or handicapped entrepreneur:70) 70 (Female or handicapped entrepreneur:80) Establishment Period No Payback 10000 Machinery, Equipment and Office Hardware Support Operational Costs Support No Payback 12000 Fixed Assets Investment Support With Payback 70000
KOSGEB – Entrepreneur Support Program Business Improvement Center (BIC) Support Business Improvement Centers are centers founded and operated with an aim of enabling the companies under its umbrella to pass through the critical early years healthily and grow up by extending services such as business improvement consultancy, workshop sites that can conveniently be afforded, shared office equipments and office services. Municipalities, universities, special administrations, development unions, professional organizations and non-profit organizations can solely or collectively apply for the Business Improvement Centers establishment.
Bilkent Cyberpark Bilkent Cyberpark is a Technology Development Zone where Technology Companies carrying out R&D projects can benefit the exemptions from corporate and income taxes. Its offerings include; Technology Incubation Center (15-45m 2 Office Space) Open Office “Bilkent Cyberpark Atolier” Micro Capital Support for Incubated Firms Incubator Mentoring Program Trainings for Entrepreneurs Bilkent TTO-Cyberpark Entrepreneur Consultancy Program Every Tuesday 14:00 – 17:00 Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bilkent University Technology Transfer Office (Bilkent TTO) was established on October 1 st 2013 within the university. Within the call of TÜBİTAK 1513 - Technology Transfer Office Support Program in 2013, applications from 36 universities were submitted. 10 universities including Bilkent University was awarded with the grant started at January 1 st 2014. Bilkent TTO is a unit under Provost Office. Provost of the University is the Vice Rector who is in charge of Academic Affairs. Bilkent TTO
IDEA Development of the Project Getting funds for the Project University-Industry Collaboration Realisation of the Project Management of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Licencing Enterpreneurships & Establishment of Startups & Company PRODUCT or SERVICE at the MARKET Bilkent TTO Supports Researchers Through The Life Cycle of An Idea
VIZERA Start-up by Ali Çevik (2011) and Mert Küçük (2011) Graduates of Bilkent Computer Engineering Course: How to Start a Startup (Stanford Lecture Series) Sam Altman, President, Y Combinator