“Mentorship Program with Innovation Champions” is a program that creates opportunity for start-ups to receive quality-mentoring from certified experts in their fields, reach potential B2B customers and develop cooperation.
“Mentorship Program with Innovation Champions” is a program that creates opportunity for startups to receive quality-mentoring from certified experts in their fields, reach potential B2B customers and develop cooperation;
Certified mentors, who have expertise in different fields such as Strategic Communication, Marketing, Business Development, Sales, Intellectual Property, Data and Artificial Intelligence, UX/UI Design, Structural Design, Hardware Design, develop multi-directional solutions to different start-ups and towards the problems they encounter.
Expertise and Technology Focus Areas
Sales and Marketing
Partners guiding entrepreneurs in related fields to the program.
Accepting applications from entrepreneurs in related fields.
Ventures accepted into the program meet with mentors during the rapid matching process.
25 June - 30 September
After the rapid matching process, ventures carry out long-term mentoring meetings with mentors.
15th of October
Ending the program with a feedback session with Mentors and Ventures.
Mentors & Jury
Specialised in international sales, marketing and customer experience, omnichannel transformation
Director in Innovation departmentGarage Innovation Hub Director, Innovation Champion, AI, IoT, everything digital Enthusiast, Ever-learner, Mother, Wife
Experienced in R&D, product development and project management. Interested in sustainable design & design thinking methodologies. NFT & blockchain enthusiast
Since September 2016, he has been leading the company's digital transformation with the development of smart and connectable devices as the IoT Platform Program Manager responsible for the development of Arçelik Smart Products at the Center R&D. He works on developing new products/services and business models with product data from product design, production processes, development of mobile and cloud services.
A customer obsessive, data lover, business transformation & e-commerce leader with 20 + years experience in both local & multinational companies.
My expertise are: media relations management, content development, crisis management, leader communication, project development.
"How Can We Support?"
By participating in the Mentoring Program, you can meet with certified experts in Arçelik, choose the right mentor for you, and receive mentoring support for two months on the issues you will determine together. You can have conversations about all your problems on many different topics, such as commercializing your business idea, validating it, and reaching the customer.
Frequenty Asked Questions
Answers to all questions about the programs are here!
Applications to the program are accepted through program partners. Program applications cannot be made on the website.
The main purpose of the mentoring program is to support your venture with mentorship in certain areas. At the end of the program, you can discuss with your mentor how to progress in cooperation and get support for being directed to different departments.
For mentoring meetings, you will use the Mentornity platform. Accepted ventures will be able to log in to Mentornity and conduct all interviews during the fast matching and long-term mentoring processes.