The 2018 Startup Istanbul Challenge will take place between 19th and 22nd in Turkey. The news was announced on June 2, 2018, by the Managing Partner of Startup Istanbul, Elif Coşkunkan. Publiseer startup will represent Nigeria in this year’s competition. The event brings various investors, founders and executives from Africa, Europe and Asia. It’s a gathering of the leading startups, internet companies, business angels and venture capitalists from Europe, Africa and Asia. Etohum, the leading startup accelerator and seed investor in Turkey organizes Startup Istanbul.
Publiseer is a Nigerian digital publishing startup. Being one of the competitiors, the startup will get 3 tickets for its co-founders and team members. Besides, the startup will also three webinars prior to the event, three tickets for boat tour in Bosphorous, one-to-one pitching training, quickfire pitch on stage on 22nd October, digital branding with startany.com and startupistanbul.com, visibility to Startup Istanbul’s network of 200+ investors, social media mentions to Startup Istanbul’s 550K followers and a mention in the newsletter to Startup Istanbul’s 150K readers.
Recently, the startup was awarded ₦120,000 voucher from the Lagos State Government through its Lagos Innovates program. The startup plans to redeem the voucher by one of the partner hubs of the program, which includes Venia Hub, Leadspace Shared Facilities Limited, ReDahlia Workspaces, Capital Square Workspace Solutions Ltd., Workstation, andCranium One.