The annual event is recognised as one of the largest international technology conferences in the New East, bringing together startups, investors and ecosystem players from Turkey, MENA, CEE, Balkans and Central Asia. Turkey’s Istanbul Approximately 3,000 industry experts, including 200+ investors, 500+ startup reps, and 2,000+ IT talents from many disciplines, are expected to attend the EMERGE IT Conference on October 1-2 in Istanbul. This yearly event, which brings together entrepreneurs, investors, and ecosystem actors from Turkey, the MENA, CEE, the Balkans, and Central Asia, is known as one of the major international tech conferences in the New East.
In prior EMERGE conferences, renowned venture capital firms like Sequoia Capital, Atomico, Plug & Play, together with accelerators like 500 Startups, StartupWiseGuys, Techstars, and Rockstart, have taken part, and several intend to do so this year. The stage has also been visited by illustrious speakers from Techcrunch, Grammarly, Bolt, Pinterest, Snap, TikTok, PandaDoc, and other organizations. A roster of outstanding speakers for the Istanbul conference will be revealed gradually over the following weeks. A total of 15 speakers, including executives from Netflix, Skydeck Berkeley Fund, PandaDoc, and TechCrunch, are now confirmed.
EMERGE Tech Conference
The agenda for the English-language EMERGE IT Conference 2023 will include the newest developments and most popular subjects in the IT sector. Attendees can anticipate a full experience with keynote speeches, debates, roundtables, workshops, startup pitching contests, mentorship sessions, Tech Jobs Expo and CV screening, 1-on-1 networking opportunities, and matchmaking events.
The EMERGE Startup Challenge is particularly intriguing; via it, EMERGE helps entrepreneurs grow internationally and establish connections with important industry players. firms will have the chance to present their concepts to international investors, with incentives of up to $1 million in investment consideration from Contribution Capital, a VC firm located in the United States that invests in seed and series A international firms. Startups will also profit from one-on-one meetings with angel investors and venture capitalists, inclusion in the startup catalogue distributed to all EMERGE investors, and networking opportunities with leading tech experts from the New East area. For prior startup success stories, EMERGE is pleased to have brokered over $30,000,000 in agreements.
The Tech Impact entrepreneurs Report was produced by EMERGE as further assistance for entrepreneurs in the New East area. The startups with a global outlook that are based in CEE, the Balkans, Turkey, the MENA, and Central Asia are highlighted in this research. The study highlights businesses who emphasize social concerns in addition to sustainability. The following startup sectors are involved: social products and services, construction technology, agrotech and promtech, healthcare and life science, and environment. Connecting these remarkable entrepreneurs with prospective investors, partners, and collaborators is the goal. Startups can submit a free application if they want to be highlighted in the report. The EMERGE team will run the selection procedure in conjunction with their expert network.
Over 3,000 people are expected to attend the EMERGE Tech Conference in Istanbul, and a study by EMERGE found that 20% of them were interested in new employment options. Due to this demand, the conference program has been broadened to meet tech talent’s demands and provide IT firms the chance to discover the ideal match. The EMERGE Tech Jobs Expo will be open for attendees to explore, providing a chance for networking and significant contacts between talent scouts and job seekers. The event will have businesses looking for top talent, including Social Discovery Group.
All attendees will also have access to Startup Alley, a product display exhibition where they can network with potential customers, partners, media, and investors and hire team members. For those wishing to network across emerging markets, introduce themselves to leading IT businesses and startups from the New East area, consider career choices, learn from HR experts, and explore career options, the conference presents a unique chance.
Please visit the EMERGE website for more information on the EMERGE Tech Conference in 2023.