imece is a social innovation platform that brings together individuals and institutions dealing with social issues through various resourceful ways.

Themes

We contribute to the development of the social innovation ecosystem through our activities and content. We support social entrepreneurs who would like to find solutions to social issues access education, mentorship and grants through the Accelerator. During each Accelerator that lasts for 7 months, we focus on a specific theme and issues related to this theme. We choose our themes and issues based on the 17 Global Goals of the UN for sustainable development.

Reduced
Inequalities

Soon

Incubation Process

You can check the themes that we have chosen based on the 17 Global Goals and the issues around these themes.

350

Hours of Mentorship

A network of 350 professional mentors from different disciplines

480.000

TL Grants

A non-refundable total amount of 480.000 TL granted to projects that pass the jury election

135

Hours of Training

Trainings tailored for social entrepreneurs on various topics ranging from human-centered design to finance

What's New

You can access our resources, and keep informed about the developments and activities in imece.

Connect.Create.Change
EVENT

Connect.Create.Change

Join our Connect.Create.Change event to get more information on “Alibaba Cloud Startup Contest” and to become a part of this global network. Alibaba Group is looking for a new “unicorn” in the region. After the regional contest in MENA, entrepreneurs will get a chance of reaching global funds and investors during the finale in Hangzhou.

Event will be held in Turkish.

Together with Alternative Finance Lab and Crowdfunding Academy, we’re preparing social entrepreneurs for crowdfunding.
VIDEO

Together with Alternative Finance Lab and Crowdfunding Academy, we’re preparing social entrepreneurs for crowdfunding.

Together with Alternative Finance Lab (AltFinLab) and Crowdfunding Academy we are preparing 8 of our Incubation Program teams for their crowdfunding campaign in order to raise funds for their social enterprises. Alternative Finance Expert Marina Petrovic from AltFinLab team talks about innovative financial mechanisms and their importance for entrepreneurs.

Key Highlights from SIX Wayfinder Istanbul – Day 2
NEWSLETTER

Key Highlights from SIX Wayfinder Istanbul – Day 2

We just ended the last day of SIX Wayfinder Istanbul and top of everyone’s mind continues to be: Social Innovation. Check out the key take aways from today’s discussions and deep dive sessions.

 

Key Highlights from SIX Wayfinder Istanbul – Day 1
NEWSLETTER

Key Highlights from SIX Wayfinder Istanbul – Day 1

Uncertainty, conflicts and global-scale challenges. How do we find our way in the era of wicked problems? Today we kicked-off our two day SIX Wayfinder Istanbul to look for answers to that. Check out the key highlights.

Projects

You can check out the teams which find solutions to social issues and their projects, and support them.