If you’re searching for opportunities to meet up with investors or get funding for your startup here are two options which may interest you.
StartUp Istanbul is a networking opportunity for startup founders to meet with prospective investors and mentors. Applications are open to all startups but only 100 selected startups will have the opportunity to meet and work with mentors in Istanbul.
Previous investors who have been at StartUp Istanbul include 500 Startups, Y combinator, Accel Partners, Atomico, Hummingbird and Earlybird Ventures Capital.
Apply to attend the event here.
Microtraction provides funding for technical founders in Africa who are at the earliest stage of their venture. They’ll be able to provide you with initial funding of $15,000 for 7.5% equity stake which is followed by an additional $50,000 convertible note at a $1 million valuation cap.
If you’re comfortable with the terms, do go ahead and apply to them as applications for investments are open all year round.
You can apply here.