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Modern Tasarım Ofisi

Creative Young
Entrepreneur Competition

Apply now for the competition that finals will be held on 11th of March 2023 at Historical Gas Factory in Izmir Alsancak.
ABOUT

what ıs CYE

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The JCI Creative Young Entrepreneur Program is a competition with the main objective to motivate and inspire JCI’s enterprising young leaders.

Young startup members will be able to pitchtheir businesses to delegated experts in online and onsite events. The CYE Program, through sponsors and partners, will reward the winners of the competition for their efforts and also play an important role in inspiring and promoting participants to create innovative new businesses.

WHO CAN APPLY

  • The competition is open to JCI members and non-members.

  • Startups must be already in business and achieve their first sales.

  • There is no sector limitation for startups in applications.

  • Applications are reserved for individuals (startup members) aged 18-40 years.

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What Can You Gain
From CYE Program?

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  • Education and networking

  • Opportunity to meet with investors and advisors

  • Opportunity to be accepted in national accelerator programs and startup incubators

  • Opportunity to attend JCI Turkey Summit at Historical Gas Factory in Izmir as free of charge

  • Opportunity to attend in international CYE competitions- Europe region in Bukres, World finals in Zurich

  • Support in growth abroad

  • Develop global entrepreneur mindset

Rules

CYE Program Rules

Project bearers must be between the ages of 18 and 40. Age qualification will be determined by calendar year.

Applications should showcase an innovative product/service, be engaging to their market and have a clear vision for a development strategy.

The project bearer must not be a current JCI Board of Directors member. In addition, paid staff members will not be considered for the program.

The application form must be received by the deadline set by organization. No late applications will be accepted.

All application forms will only be accepted in English and also English will be the pitching language of the online and onsite competitions. Applications must be submitted using only the online application form provided by organization, after confirmation of the payment.

Only one submission of a business venture is permitted per person.

Project bearers must be willing to promote the ideals of JCI and act as a brand ambassador at least for the year after winning the award.

Four semi-finalists of online pitching competition will attend to onsite finals hold in JCI Turkey CYE Summit at Historical Gas Factory as free of charge.

Winner of onsite final will attend to regional CYE competition in JCI European Conference, Bukres and if he also wins that competition, he will receive 5000 USD prize and he will be eligible to participate in the global CYE competition that will be organised in Zurih within 2022.

Schedule

CYE PROGRAM SCHEDULE

1 JAN - 17 FEB 2023

Application Start - Deadline

Local CYE events at Local Chapters with Partners

18 FEBRUARY 2023

Online First Elections

25-26 FEBRUARY

Online Trainings 

CYE Experience

26 FEBRUARY 2023

CYE Online Semi-Finals

10-11 MARCH 2023

CYE Summit in Izmir and Finals

24-27 MAY 2023

Regional Finals in Romania at JCI European Conference

14-18 NOV 2023

World Finals in Switzerland at JCI World Conference

Confirmed Partners
CYE   TURKEY ' 22

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JCI Turkey
CYE   SUMMIT 2023

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Historical Gas Factory Cultural Center, Izmir

10 - 11 MARCH 2023

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CYE Jury Panel

Mustafa kopuk

Managing Partner at DOMINO

Ventures and Tarvenn Ventures

Investor

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2022 JCI Vice President

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MURAT ŞAHİN

Proven Brand Partnership Consultant Advisory Board Member

Futurist

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CYE WINNERS

MURAT ŞAHİN

2010 Winner

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2011 Winner

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Berna gözbaşı

2012 Winner

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emir turan

2013 Winner

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Sertaç taşdelen

2014 Winner

Finalists Previous Version of “CYEA” ( 2010 - 2014 )

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Partners

Global & National Partners

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