THE OPPORTUNITY OF SETTING UP A BUSINESS FOR METU STUDENTS AND GRADUATES!
New Ideas New Businesses 2014 have been started...
The 2014 registration period of Turkey’s greatest and leading entrepreneurship contest, organized by METU and ODTÜ Teknokent for 10 years, ‘New Ideas New Businesses’ has been started. ‘New Ideas New Businesses’, aiming to impose entrepreneurship and innovation on rising generation, is organized by adopting METU’s approach of ‘Not an Employed Graduate but an Employer’.
New Ideas New Businesses provides a backdrop for students and graduates who have innovative and technology based business ideas and support them to implement their ideas and to become a successful businessman.
All students or graduates (not more than 5 years from their graduations) of Bachelors/MS/PHD degrees at any university and any department may join the contest.
Contestants compete with each other in order to win the following monetary rewards…
|ELGINKAN FOUNDATION Grand Award||100.000 TL|
|UNDERSECRETARIAT for DEFENCE INDUSTRY Grand Award||100.000 TL|
|GENERAL ELECTRIC Grand Awards||200.000 TL|
|IT CATEGORY Grand Award||100.000 TL|
|GENERAL ELECTRIC Special Awards||50.000 TL|
|ARÇELİK Special Award||25.000 TL|
|ASELSAN Special Award||25.000 TL|
|MICROSOFT Special Award||25.000 TL|
|OSTIM Special Award||25.000 TL|
|TEB Special Award||25.000 TL|
Besides the direct monetary rewards, there are many other supports for contestants...
- Office Space in Incubation Center
- Entrepreneurial Training Program
- Consultancy Services
- Investor Meetings
- Network Support
- Intellectual Property Rights Support
‘New Ideas New Businesses’ contest, offers 2 Million TL worth support in total.
Applications can be made via www.yfyi.com until 28th of April, 2014…