150 thousand TL Grant Support to Young Entrepreneurs!

150 thousand TL Grant Support to Young Entrepreneurs!
10 August 2018

150 thousand TL Grant Support to Young Entrepreneurs!

Young entrepreneurs who would like to benefit from the 150,000 TL grant from TUBITAK and who have developed solutions in the fields of digitalization and communication will receive training and mentoring within the scope of KWORKS BIGG Program. To date, 551 business plans have been submitted to TÜBİTAK within the scope of TUBİTAK BİGG program and 220 entrepreneurs have been granted the grant support.​

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ISTANBUL (TR) - Koç University Entrepreneurship Research Center (KWORKS), which aims to accelerate the transformation of new knowledge into benefits in society in line with Koç Group's vision, is expanding its entrepreneurship programs since 2014 with the Individual Young Entrepreneur (BİGG) Support Program. In the program, young entrepreneurs who have an idea in the fields of digitalization and communication are provided with basic education and mentoring services and business plan and business model development support they will need to reach up to 150 thousand TL support. Candidates who receive a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree at least 10 years prior to the application date, will be graduated from any undergraduate program of a formal education university within one year. Https:// until 12 September 2018. You can apply to the program which is completely free by filling in the form.

KWORKS Coordinator Burak Yaman stated that they have realized the first of this year the Individual Young Entrepreneur (BİGG) Support Program with the experiences he has gained since 2014. dik Education, mentoring, pre-prototyping, development of young entrepreneur candidates from an idea to product and market, to the customer network we provide support on many issues that we need to implement business ideas such as access. Arcelik the candidates Koçfinans, Zr and Technology Development Foundation of Turkey (TTGV) offer the possibility to meet with administrators, such as institutions and organizations. By taking the program a step further this year, we train young entrepreneurs for TUBITAK's grants to those who have an idea in the areas of digitalization and communication, teach ways to benefit from the grant and teach methods. Moreover, we do not leave them alone in these processes, we are guiding together in each stage, we make them come a step closer to realizing their dreams. In the past period, while the implementation of 1354 business ideas was reached to the implementing agencies in the period of TÜBİTAK BİGG, 551 business plans selected among these business ideas were submitted to TÜBİTAK and 220 entrepreneurs were entitled to receive grant support of TL 150,000. 

Contact: Tülay Genç | [email protected] | +90 (850) 885 12 55


Koç University Entrepreneurship Research Center KWORKS was founded in November 2014 to create an innovative ecosystem for entrepreneurs to transform ideas into sustainable and scalable innovative initiatives. KWORKS, which aims to accelerate the transformation of the new knowledge to benefit in society, plays an accelerating role with the infrastructure and mentoring support it provides in the commercialization processes. The KWORKS team, which provides the basis for entrepreneurs to create a business model by using up-to-date and efficient methods; In addition to more than 50 mentors, the Supreme Council of Entrepreneurial and Forward-minded Businesspeople, with the support of the Supreme Council, mediates the transfer of an important experience to enterprises. KWORKS aims to spread the culture of entrepreneurship in our country; it serves as an important meeting point for entrepreneurs, investors and other stakeholders of the entrepreneurial ecosystem. KWORKS offers an environment where entrepreneurs can work 24/7 in Şişli, in its 1,200 m2 center.