Arikovani was created back in 2016 with the aim to foster the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Turkey and since then many innovative crowdfunding campaigns have successfully been completed. Along with helping creators and entrepreneurs to raise funding, the platform endeavors many other projects that are strengthening the startup scene.
Founders – The Startup Culture Magazine That Inspires
Founders is a startup culture magazine that has the mission to become the ultimate destination for entrepreneurs, startup founders, and investors. Released every three months, the magazine is an important source of information and inspiration for them.
You can read Founders on your iOS and Android devices for free from the magazine platform.
Creathon – The Storytelling Event for Entrepreneurs and Creative Minds
Creathon, the ultimate storytelling event for entrepreneurs and creative minds, brought together 5 groups with 50 participants in total. The event lasted 48 long hours, resulting in less sleep, lots of coffee and many, many great ideas.
Creathon was held in Impact Hub between 2 to 4 February 2018 and brought together 16 entrepreneurs and 33 creative minds. The event started on Friday when the participants listened to their entrepreneurial presentations. Afterwards, the five groups were formed and the teams started to work on their stories.
After 48-hour long marathon, many cups of coffee and tasty mini burgers, great ideas were born.
Pre-Order Funding Record
Arikovani has provided many innovative tech-inspired projects with a platform to showcase their products, to raise money and receive pre-orders. One project, however, managed to outshine everything that has been done before – ApeX marked pre-order funding record.
Ape X drone Arikovani campaign raised 783 955 TRY and became the most funded crowdfunding project in Turkey. The drone was available to the backers at a special price – 1 300 TRY. The retail price will be 2 250 TRY. The estimated delivery date for the first pre-orders in June, 2018.
Including Ape X, 46 technology projects have launched their crowdfunding campaigns on Arikovani; 19 of these projects were successfully funded and close to 3 million TRY were raised.
Arikovani continues to pursue its mission to create stronger entrepreneurship ecosystem in Turkey. Whether you are an entrepreneur or a supporter, we welcome you to the Arikovani community. Feel free to share your story so it can to reach a wider audience!