About Yeditepe Yeni Fikir

Purpose of Yeditepe Yeni Fikir 

  • Yeditepe University Yeditepe Yeni Fikir, which will be held for the eighth time this year, will include technology-based business ideas from the initial stage to the incorporation stage; It is a two-stage program that supports entrepreneurship training, expert mentor support and access to investor networks.

What is Yeditepe Yeni Fikir Ideathon?

  • Yeditepe Yeni Fikir Ideathon is an idea development and project camp. The camp planned to be held includes both training and competition. Entrepreneur candidates who want to be entrepreneurs, have a need identified or have a business idea; It is a two-day idea development camp supported by trainings, workshops and entrepreneur stories.

What is Yeditepe Yeni Fikir High School?

  • It is a one-day Ideathon Program to be held with İSTEK High Schools. Successful teams will definitely participate in the Yeditepe Yeni Fikir Early Stage Startup Acceleration Program.

What is Yeditepe Yeni Fikir Early Stage Startup Acceleration Program?

  • It is a program in which Yeditepe University entrepreneurs who are successful in the Yeditepe New Idea Ideathon and High School Programs and have a business idea plan will be supported with various training and mentoring and brought to the investment stage. It will be held in the spring semester according to the academic program, after the Ideathon and High School Programs. In the program, which is planned to last 2-3 months, entrepreneurs will be brought together with investors during Demo Day, after the preparation of investor presentations. Successful entrepreneurs will be offered office and prototyping workshop opportunities at the end of the competition.

Receiving Applications

  • Applications will be received electronically on the website Yeditepeyenifikir.yeditepe.edu.tr.


  • Applications will be evaluated by the pre-evaluation jury.
  • Supported candidates will be announced on the website.

Entrepreneurship Trainings

  • Basic entrepreneurship training will be given to entrepreneur candidates by expert trainers in their field.

Mentorship  support

  • Entrepreneur candidates will meet with mentors through the online mentor meeting platform used by YUTTO.

Seminars / Workshops

  • Seminars in the field of entrepreneurship will be open to everyone.
  • Workshops will be held within the scope of training modules with the supported entrepreneur candidates.

Yeditepe Yeni Fikir Demo Day

  • Finalist groups will make their presentations on the stage.
  • Finalist groups will make an investor presentation (5 minutes).