Global Entrepreneurship Network
(GEN) Turkey was founded with an aim to
strengthen and contribute to the development of entrepreneurial ecosystem in
Turkey. Aiming to be the bridge between the global entrepreneurship ecosystem,
Turkey will act as one of the parts of the GEN. The Platform which generates
programs that target Turkey's priorities operates in 178 countries. GEN provide
mentor support for entrepreneurs and also offers opportunities that bring
entrepreneurs and angel investors together. GEN Turkey will start entrepreneur
acceleration programs, networking events, training and hackathons in 2021.
Besides GEN Turkey's Chairman
Nevzat Aydin, Vice Presidents Gulden Yilmaz, Hande Cilingir, Sezai Hazır and Goktekin
Dincerler; there are many leading names of Turkey ın entrepreneurship such as
Emine Erdem, Ali Sabancı, Cem Sertoğlu and Orhan Turan in the management and
What does GEN Turkey Plans to do?
GEN Turkey has created a platform
that brings experts together from different sectors and act as a platform that
will provide support about what entrepreneurs need to do on their first steps. It
will increase the competitiveness of Turkish entrepreneurs by creating
opportunities for them to reach and interact with the global enterprise
ecosystem. At the same time, entrepreneurs and professionals working together
under a single roof in entrepreneurship will strengthen the entrepreneurial
ecosystem in Turkey.
In addition, it will conduct studies
to develop innovative and regulatory changes in cooperation with policy makers
and the public and to identify the necessary policy tools. Within the scope of
these studies, ideas will be exchanged with policy makers in these countries by
evaluating the best practices in the world. By identifying promising
entrepreneurs in Turkey, GEN Turkey will facilitate their access to their
financing and other support mechanisms. International grant programs for
entrepreneurs, entrepreneurship contests, acceleration programs, meetings angel
investors will be realized under the umbrella of GEN Turkey.