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We’re happy to announce that Techstars Community Programs [Startup Weekend, Startup Next, Startup Week and Startup Digest ] is hosting its first ever MENA Summit this October at Startup Istanbul.

The summit is going to be a grassroots gathering of Startup Weekend Organizers, Facilitators, StartupDigest Curators and Startup Next Instructors from all across the MENA region to build ideas, discuss future visions, and celebrate startup community.

The event will consist of 3 days of workshops, knowledge sharing around startup community building, and immersive fun experiences in Istanbul. In addition, the Startup Istanbul program will include mentorship, a demo day, networking, and various keynote speakers.   

Startup Istanbul is a leading Startup Conference in Eurasia, gathering 2000+ participants composed of startups, investors, VCs and tech companies from 40+ countries around Middle East, West Asia, East Europe and the US.

Sara Sonnen Sara Sonnen
Sara is the Email Marketing Manager at Techstars. Previously, Sara was the Email Marketing Manager at UPGlobal before Techstars acquired the company in 2015. Sara graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Journalism and Business Administration from Washington State University.