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Kaan Akın

Advisor Turkey, TR

Startup Europe Week Co-Organiser - Istanbul, Startup Europe Week and Founder, CEO, Hackquarters.

Startup Europe Week Co-Organiser - Istanbul, Startup Europe Week and Founder, CEO, Hackquarters.

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Involved In

Founder

Hackquarters
Vetmapp
degistir.co
Sofee

Advisor

Founders Institute
SXSW Interactive
Next Media Accelerator

Positions

Founder, CEO Hackquarters November 2015 - present
Startup Europe Week Co-Organiser - Istanbul Startup Europe Week January 2016 - present
Co Founder Vetmapp September 2015 - present
Accelerator Advisory Board Member SXSW May 2015 - present
Angel Investor TRANGELS March 2015 - present
Marketing & Product Mentor Next Media Accelerator June 2015 - present
Technology Blogger Medium.com April 2015 - present
Co-Founder degistir.co September 2014 - present
Member of the IAB Turkey New Trends Committee IAB June 2014 - present
Digital Strategy Consultant roundabout December 2013 - present
Founder Sofee December 2014 - present
Internal Communications and Strategy Manager Doğa Koleji February 2015 - October 2015
Head of Products & Strategy Arkony July 2014 - June 2015
Digital Marketing Manager Yandex June 2012 - July 2014
Revenue Management Specialist PepsiCo June 2010 - June 2012
Social Media and Marketing Specialist Boatbooking.com July 2010 - October 2010
Project Course Teaching Assistant Sabanci University January 2010 - June 2010
SU Peer Tutor Program Coordinator Sabancı University September 2008 - June 2010
Mechatronics Engineering Intern KaleAltinay Robotics and Automation Company June 2009 - August 2009
Sales Executive Intern Surf Style Retail Management Inc. June 2007 - August 2007

Education

Sabanci University Mechatronics Engineering 2005 - 2010
Bursa Erkek Lisesi Mathematics and Science 2001 - 2005

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Recruiting
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Robotics
  • • Social Impact
  • • Dating
  • • Commerce
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Games
  • • Advertising
  • • Consumer Electronics

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Mine Kocadag Dedekoca
Country Manager, StarOfService and Chief Distruption Officer, Stage-co.
Kaan has been working with many national and international startups for the past few years. He's one of the main players in the Turkish star ... tup ecosystem. He contributes greatly to the ecosystem mainly through the accelerator program that he runs.

Mine Kocadag Dedekoca
We worked together  •  Country Manager, StarOfService and Chief Distruption Officer, Stage-co.
She is really resourceful and has great deal of experience. I believe she has the capability to change any idea into a business.