On September 25th BETAPITCH returned to workinton in search for the best startups in town. 10 startups pitch on the stage before jury for the main prize - a trip to Berlin where the founders attend the Investors day on the November 15th and compete with other global winners at the BETAPITCH global finals.

Who won it?

Park Palet won BETAPITCH Istanbul 2018 and is coming to pitch at the global finals in Berlin!

The winner of last year, Compocket won the global finals and took the main prize, 5000euro and a a surprise trip to Shenzhen!

See the pictures from the event

Check BETAPITCH Global

Alumni startups

  • Easy Size

    Easy Size

    EasySize is the service for defining clothes sizes and decreasing returns at online-shops.
  • Arthesis


    Arthesis is making stylish, custom 3D printed covers for people with leg prosthesis.
  • Ezeep


    Ezeep is a cloud based printing service and was founded at betahaus | Berlin.
  • Viblast


    Viblast is the newest platform where you can view videos. The different thing in this platform is the quality of the content within. Streaming online content in HD has always been an issue if you don’t have a TV, which is getting more common. Having a backup plan is great, so is this idea.
  • hoard (former einFach)

    hoard (former einFach)

    hoard allows you to securely exchange keys with others by depositing them via the hoard spots in the city. hoard, former einFach was founded at betahaus | Berlin.
  • Rescued Ideas

    Rescued Ideas

    Rescued Ideas are bringing an old music experience back to the present. They make the Basslet, a wristband that lets you feel the bass and beats of music. It works alongside headphones, adding a visceral sensation.
  • Zenmate


    ZenMate for Google Chrome™ encrypts and secures all browser activity. Your IP is hidden, your Internet unrestricted and your privacy protected. Always.
  • AppCamps


    We love to code – and we want to share this passion. We build an innovative online platform that brings coding skills to young people.
  • goeuro


    goeuro helps you to find the fastest and cheapest way from A to B. All around Europe.
  • codeship


    Continuous delivery made simple.
  • Somewhere


    Somewhere  a place for people to explore and share their work.
  • Timebird


    Timebird is an algorithm that can sync and match unlimited calendars and understand the difference between availability and unavailability.




    The winner will go for a trip to Berlin to pitch at Investors Day & BETAPITCH Global against the rest of our global finalists and win 5000EUR, a trip to Silicon Valley or 6 months at betahaus. Taking place at betahaus | Berlin on November 15th, along with the final pitch off the founder will also get to attend our Investors Day. This great networking event gathers the major players in European startup scene where the founders meet investors and corporates face-to-face during speed-dating, matchmaking sessions, workshops or get inspired at panel discussion tackling the latest trends.
  • workinton


    The fastest growing entrepreneur of coworking sector in Istanbul, workinton provides services for 15.000 members and over 2.000 corporate companies. The winning team gets to work from any of workinton's 13 locations for 6 months.


This was the fantastic jury last year. New names will be announced soon

Team Istanbul

  • İnci Usta Dağıdır

    İnci Usta DağıdırIncubation Center Coordinator

    Along with Melih, İnci is a Business Development specialist at Workinton (co-working space) and at Way Turkey (incubation & accelerator), as well as a city organizer at House of Genius Istanbul.

  • Melih Gürel

    Melih GürelAcceleration Center Coordinator

    Along with İnci, Melih is a Business Development specialist at Workinton (co-working space) and at Way Turkey (incubation & accelerator), as well as a city organizer at House of Genius Istanbul.