• All entrepreneurs planning to found or have already founded their own company can join Etohum. 
  • Entrepreneurs can be students in any degree, or graduates. Professionally working people can apply to Etohum also if they want to found their own companies. 
  • Internet startups can apply to Etohum with their working products or/and websites.


  • Entrepreneurs, with startups on Internet, ecommerce, game, mobile and software businesses can join Etohum.
  • There is no business plan needed. During the application, growth potential or/and project are essential. Projects can be from individuals or groups if the applicants want to develop them. 
  • During the application, Etohum will request the applicant to give information about their background and expertise 

2016-2017 Application Process 

  • Etohum startup application starts in June 2016.
  • Etohum selection process lasts from June to December 2016. 
  • Etohum camps and meetings will be organized in Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir during application process.
  • After online application, face-to-face or video call interviews will be made between August to December 2016.
  • This year, the selection process will be combined with Startup Istanbul challenge and we will start on acceleration with early applicants.  
  • Etohum startups of 2016-17 will be selected at the end of November 2016.
  • From December 2016 to February 2017, Etohum will give mentorship to the selected startups. Mentorship includes their business model, pitching, company foundation, PR and further. 
  • Startups will make their investor pitches to Etohum Investor Club on January 14’th, 2017. 
  • In February/March 2017, Startup Turkey will be organized. Startup Turkey is the Investor-Entrepreneur camp. Selected and previous startups will attend Startup Turkey. 
  • In July 2017, Etohum San Francisco, 
  • In November 2017, Etohum London will be organised in order to meet our startups to the investors. 

Previous Years

  • 2008 – 2009 selected startups are here.
  • 2009 – 2010 selected startups are here.
  • 2010 – 2011 selected startups are here.
  • 2011 – 2012 selected startups are here.
  • 2012 – 2013 selected startups are here.
  • 2013 – 2014 selected startups are here.
  • 2014 – 2015 selected startups are here.
The interviews will begin with applicants of 2016 in August. Application’s deadline is November 30, 2016. Please be a member of our Etohum groups to follow the news about our events and application process. For 2016 – 2017, you may apply as startup via this link.