Winning Entrepreneurs of Alarko Holding's Entrepreneurship Pioneers Project Received Their Awards
The winners of the Entrepreneurship Pioneers Project, which is carried out by Alarko Holding with Habitat Association and opens the doors of the digital world to women, have been announced. Within the scope of the project, which aims to empower women in the business world in digital tools and marketing, 3 of the 10 teams that made it to the finals won the technology award of 100.000.000 TL.
The top 3 business ideas were rewarded in the Value Added to Entrepreneurship Idea Marathon, which was held within the scope of the Entrepreneurship Pioneers Project carried out by Alarko Holding with Habitat Association, which produces social capacity-building and social impact-oriented projects on the basis of strong partnerships aiming at sustainable development. The first place went to Esra Şen and Deniz Şen with their Science and Nature Box project, the second place went to Merve Fergökçe Erkol and Serkan Erkol with their Gökçe's Garden Seed Paper Workshop project, and the third place went to Rümeysa Ruken Polat and Ayşe Demirci with their Rumii project.
Alarko Holding Board Member Leyla Alaton, who was among the jury members in the idea marathon held within the scope of the Entrepreneurship Pioneers Project, said, “Entrepreneurs are fearless people who know no obstacles. Being an entrepreneur and succeeding is a very satisfying feeling. Today, we had the opportunity to evaluate 10 beautiful projects that made it to the finals. I congratulate the participants for their courage. Producing and starting a new company is like being reborn. There is a very positive atmosphere here. As Alarko Holding, we are proud to be involved in such a social responsibility project that supports women.” he said.
Evaluating the Entrepreneurship Pioneers Project, Alarko Holding CEO Ümit Nuri Yıldız said, “As Alarko Holding, we started this project thinking that it was a big step that would increase social welfare. We are proud of the point our project has reached today. “I would like to thank all the participants of the Enterprise Pioneers and everyone who contributed to the project.” said.
Evaluating the project they implemented together with Alarko Holding, Habitat Association Chairman Sezai Hazir emphasized their satisfaction with being a part of the project with the following words: “At a time when digitalization causes dizzying developments in all sectors, we are happy to contribute to women entrepreneurs playing an active role in the business world.” . We believe that as more women entrepreneurs who have the opportunity to implement their ideas increase, social welfare will also grow.”
464 female entrepreneurs received training with Entrepreneurship Pioneers.
Within the scope of the project, which aims to improve women's digital marketing, digital tool use, design-oriented thinking skills, increase their experience with the steps of establishing a cooperative and support their initiatives, 464 female entrepreneurs received 40 hours of training.
Within the framework of the Entrepreneurship Pioneers Project, participants benefited from training on topics such as the Fundamentals of Digital Marketing and Design-Focused Thinking, Figma, Canva and Pawtoon, Google Sites, Introduction to Digital Marketplaces, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube Ads in the one-month Added Value to Entrepreneurship Ideathon. The first 10 business ideas selected for the Ideathon program were included in the 2-week mentoring program. Within the scope of the mentoring program, 10 teams had the opportunity to work with mentors and develop their business ideas.