Startup companies that want to enter the USA market start their journey in Turkey with ITU GATE.
Starting Point: itugate.com
USA ACCELERATION PROGRAM TRAINING
Lasts 5 weeks: 2 days a week for training, 3 days a week for mentorship.
- Value proposition and competitor analysis
- Business model for the USA Market
- Broad market, growth
- Revenue model for the USA
- Customer experience
- Market positioning and stages of sales process (B2B-B2C)
- BUSINESS MODEL
- Unit model
- Growth partnership and operations
- Sales experience
- Roadmap for the USA
- Financial modeling and valuationing for the USA
- SALES – SKILL DEVELOPMENT
- Background Story Creation
- Investor- and customer-oriented presentation
- Business capital management
Today is the day!
- 1 day during the 6th week - Istanbul Demo Day
Among the 20 companies selected for Turkish program, the 8 that will go to the US will be chosen during the Demo Day .
USA PLANNING CAMP
1-month Planning Camp;
- First two months: 2 days a week,
- Last two months: 3 days a week.
USA BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
1-Month Business Development process,
- Contact with customers on site
- SF and CHICAGO ITU ARI Teknokent offices
- Strategic growth partner finding period
USA GROWTH PERIOD
5-month Growth Period:
- Business Model Development and Evaluation
- Market Research and Analysis
- Lean Startup
- Microeconomy and Pricing