About the Competition

Take Off Startup Summit is the biggest startup event in the region which brings together startups, VCs, accelerators, and corporations from all over the world for a non-stop innovation in Istanbul as a part of the TEKNOFEST Aerospace and Technology Festival. 
Since 2018, the summit has been organized with the ''National Technology Initiative'' vision that aims to develop Turkey by producing unique technologies. With the summit, we are striving to establish a global network that will open up our domestic startups to the world with leading international startups, expert mentors, and institutions that are invited to the summit. Also, the summit aims to present Turkey as an appealing country in order for the international entrepreneurship ecosystem actors to achieve their own goals by expanding their business or networking.

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Competition Calender

Explanation Date
The Contest Calendar will be announced in the future.

TAKE OFFInternational Startup Summit 2021 Degree

Degree Team Name
1- COLABRA
2- CLASSNOTES
3- SERVISSOFT

Awards

Take Off International Startup Summit Reward Amount
First 20.000 $
Second 10.000 $
Third 5.000 $
TECHNICAL TOUR

COMPANIES RECOGNITION OPPORTUNITY
By organizing technical tours, it is provided to on-site inspection of working on leading technological firms of Turkey.

NETWORK
TEKNOFEST, which hosts hundreds of companies on technical trips, provides the opportunity to get to know experts in every field.

INFORMATION ABOUT BUSINESS AND VOCATIONAL LIFE
On technical trips, the opportunity to meet expert engineers about business and professional life is provided.

MOTIVATION AND INTERESTING
On technical trips, people who have worked in technology companies have the opportunity to listen to their experiences and increase motivation.

DENEYAP

OPPORTUNITY TO EXPLAIN PROJECTS IN DENEYAP BRANCHES
Young students who are trained to develop technology are given the opportunity to explain projects and inspire them.

SUPPORT PROGRAM

MATERIAL SUPPORT OPPORTUNITY
In order to support the projects of thousands of young people, a total of over 12 million TL material support is provided to the teams that pass the pre-selection stage.

TRANSPORTATION / ACCOMODATION SUPPORT
Transportation / Accomodation support is provided to the finalist teams for their competitions at TEKNOFEST 2022.

AWARDS
TEKNOFEST 2022 will be awarded over 6 Million TL awards to the teams that qualified for TEKNOFEST Karadeniz.

EDUCATION

TRAINING CAMP PROGRAM
Training programs will be organized for the finalist teams with the participation of the executive institution and advisory board members.

Q&A MEETÇINGS
Teams with the participation of the executive and advisory board members Meetings where projects, evaluation criteria and processes can direct questions to the advisory board will be planned.
 

CAREER

INTERNSHIP
Internship opportunities in Turkey's technology institutions will be provided.

GUIDANCE AND SUPPORT PROGRAMS FOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS
Turkey under the Technology Team, conducted by the Foundation for the National Team Program Support Technology Teams are provided with incentives through orientation and support programs for international competitions.