Operating with the vision of leading the digitalization of Turkey, Vodafone continues to support the startup ecosystem, which plays an important role in digitalization. Vodafone’s startup acceleration program 4 years ago Vodafone ShowcaseIn 2022, Endeavor will do it in cooperation with Turkey. In addition to mentoring support to 10 startups to be selected within the scope of the program to be launched by the partnership of Vitrin and Endeavor Turkey, the opportunity to participate in scaling-oriented workshops and to be evaluated within the scope of cooperation with Vodafone, and the opportunity to grow their business jointly by delivering them to Vodafone customers. With the program, it is aimed to establish a revenue partnership structure with at least 3 digital enterprises in the first year. Applications to the program have started to be received at vodafone.com.tr/vitrin.
Comprehensive support for entrepreneurs
Vodafone Showcase Within the scope of the program, collaborations are made with companies that have reached their first customers, want to scale their business models by making use of new sales and marketing channels, and provide digital products or services to their customers, preferably through a mobile application. Providing support to these companies in the fields of sales, marketing, operations and technology, Vodafone brings them together with program managers and Vodafone executives who are experienced in their fields, offering the opportunity to take their business models to the next level. Vitrin members, who have the opportunity to reach millions of Vodafone customers through Vodafone’s digital channels, can also benefit from the company’s extensive corporate network. Within the scope of the program, it is aimed to reach companies that produce innovative solutions especially in telecom, B2B, gaming, e-commerce, Artificial Intelligence, marketing and advertising technologies.
Endeavor Turkey’s selection process to be designed specifically for the program and scaling-oriented mentoring and workshops to be offered throughout the program are aimed at providing the initiatives participating in the program with tools that will enable them to grow faster. Endeavor, which has Turkey’s leading enterprises in its network and is the world’s largest entrepreneurial network, works with entrepreneurs on a need-based basis to ensure that this network provides the highest level of benefit to entrepreneurs.
Vodafone Showcase Working with its members with a “win-win” approach, Vodafone offers the revenue sharing model as a partnership plan without creating an additional demand in return for the support it provides. If Vodafone Vitrin members prove themselves in the Turkish market, they can have the opportunity to expand to the world and offer their digital products and services in the geographies where Vodafone operates. With the program, it is aimed to cooperate with a total of 50 companies until the end of 2023, to provide 75 million TL worth of support to these companies, and to create an additional 600 million TL of economic value for the companies thanks to these supports. Companies that want to be included in the Vodafone Vitrin program can contact Vodafone at vodafone.com.tr/vitrin.