With the cooperation of Mevlana Development Agency (MEVKA), Karamanoğlu Mehmetbey University (KMU) and InnoPark Konya Technology Development Zone, a Karaman Angel Investment Meeting Program will be held on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at 14.00 at the KMU Martyr Ömer Halisdemir Conference Hall.
Access to financial resources is one of the main challenges faced by new entrepreneurs to bring their business ideas to life. The angel investment system, which has increased its importance as an alternative financing model in recent years; It offers entrepreneurs an investment environment where they can bring their ideas to life, and investors significant opportunities to earn high income. Angel investing, which is generally defined as investors who invest in business idea owners with high growth potential, share their experiences, and contribute to the development of entrepreneurs by opening business connections; It is of great importance in terms of bringing entrepreneurs and investors together. Angel investors transfer their knowledge, experience, business networks and capital to new entrepreneurs, while providing mentorship and consultancy for the rapid growth of startups.
The details of the program, which will be carried out in order to ensure early investment in new ventures with high added value and rapid growth potential in our region, and to raise awareness about the concept of "angel investing", are as follows.
14.00-14.10 Opening Speeches
14.10-14.20 Dr. Mehmet Fatih Botsalı (General Manager of Innopark Konya Technology Development Zone) Informing about Innovative Entrepreneurship and Advantages
14.20-14.30 Umut Çil (Karamanoğlu Mehmetbey University FEAS Research Assistant) Intrapreneurship
14.30-14.40 Ekrem Özkan (Bahariye Angel Investment Network / Entrepreneurial Businessmen Foundation R&D Business Development Commission President) Formation of Angel Investing Ecosystem in Turkey and Angel Portfolio Strategy, Due Diligence
14.40-14.50 Lokman Ökten (Lonca Enterprise Center Founding Coordinator) Entrepreneurship in a Post Pandemic World - New Ideas, New Jobs, New Investment Strategies
14.50-16.00 Conversation (Question and Answer) Section