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Startup Istanbul

Burak Buyukdemir, Alex Souza, Steve Blank

Is now a good time to start a company? Well, it's definitely a better time than waiting for the perfect alignment of stars, moon, and planets. Join Startup Istanbul and let's start making things happen!

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Latest Issues

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Radar: Fintech Lessons from Latin America

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The writers behind this newsletter.

  • Burak Buyukdemir

    I'm an entrepreneur & angel investor supporting early-stage startups. Founded Startup Istanbul & invest in successful startups worldwide. Building thriving startup ecosystems in Istanbul is my focus.

  • Alex Souza

    I help founders win the inner game. 5x serial social entrepreneur, 2 exits. Founder world’s highest ranked B-corp in food & bev @Pixza. Speaker, mentor, educator, Linkedin Top Voice for Entrepreneurship

  • Steve Blank
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