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As Sente Advisory's media sponsor TABC is proud to announce Demo Day Featuring ITUGate Startups, a networking event on August 27, 2015. 

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Come join the top startups from Turkey for a night of demos, discussion and networking, hosted by the ITU Gate Accelerator Program and ITU ARI Teknokent.

After the evening's demos, guests will enjoy a lively panel discussion led by San Francisco-area tech thought leaders on this year's topic, "Investing in Global Start-Ups," moderated by Julia Love from Thompson Reuters. The panelists will be Judith Inglehart, President, International of Keiretsu Forum, Kevin Smith, Founder and CEO of Seedchange, Mario Tapia, Founder of Mobile Monday, and Benjamin Bayat, Founder of Illuminate. 


5:30 p.m. - Doors Open and Networking Begins

(Wine, beer & food will be served)

6:00 p.m. - Demos Begin

7:30 p.m. - “Investing in Global Start-Ups” Panel Discussion

More information on the presenting start-ups can be found on Sente’s website.

About the ITU Gate Accelerator Program: The ITU Gate Accelerator Program, powered by Sente Advisory, began with 17 startups selected for 6 weeks of business education and mentoring in Istanbul. After a Demo Day in Turkey, 8 startups were selected to execute business development and fundraising plans in the US. The startups spend 3 weeks in Chicago at 1871, followed by 1 week in San Francisco with a Demo Day at RocketSpace on August 27th. 

About ITU & ITU ARI Teknokent: Istanbul Technical University (ITU) has created the "ITU Enterpreneurship Ecosystem" to encourage the role of entrepreneurship in national development and continues to build on 242 years at the forefront of technical progress in Turkey. ITU ARI Teknokent is the Technology Park of ITU and works closely with startup companies to improve research and development on advanced technologies in Turkey.  

About Sente Advisory: Founded in 2008, Sente provides incubation and acceleration services to startups in Turkey and other emerging startup ecosystems. Sente facilitates entry into the US market for startups with strong opportunities for business development and fundraising.  

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