ITU SEED Accelerator Program

ITU SEED, celebrates its 10th anniversary and is ranked in the top five, among university incubation centers by UBI Global. In order to inspire technology entrepreneurs at different stages and contribute to their success in the global market ITU SEED offers all the support an entrepreneur needs in his journey, such as training, consultancy, mentoring, networking, corporate business partners, press & PR support and investment.

From all over the world

Non-Turkish speaking founders with a startup established in any country, at any stage in any area can apply to the program.

ITU SEED is the bridge to startups on the path of global growth and enables startups to open up to the world from Istanbul, the heart of the finance and business world.

ITU SEED, brings together startups and potential corporate customers and gives them access to global investors networks.

Startups included in ITU SEED processes are eligible for Pre-Incubation, Big Bang and Growth stages. These processes are divided into three:


  • Free Open Office
  • Infrastructure Support
  • Prototyping Labs
  • 500+ Mentor Network
  • Entrepreneurship and Commercialization Training
  • Consultancies
  • Seminars
  • Investor Meetings & Demo Days
  • ITU and ITU ARI Technopark Network
  • Customer Meetings with Corporate Companies
  • Perks

Big Bang

  • The most anticipated technology event of the year
  • Access to thousands technology followers, investors and corporate companies
  • Startup booths & pitches
  • Awards and investments (near €50 million)


  • Tax Advantages as an ITU ARI Technopark Company
  • Free Open/Closed Office Space
  • Access to Qualified Engineers, Developers, Trainees etc.
  • Strong Infrastructure
  • 1:1 Coaching and Workshops
  • KPI Follow-up
  • Exclusive Consultancies
  • Investor & Corporate Company Meetings
  • ITU and ITU ARI Technopark Network

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