The Pitcher 2017 Winners Announced!

On April 15th at Workinton, Levent, The Pitcher 2017 gathered over 500 attendees who had the chance to enjoy a full day of pitching and networking.

From over 500 applicants just 20 startups made it to the stage of The Pitcher 2017. Each startup had 5 minutes to present their business and 5 more minutes to engage in a Q&A session with the investors.

After each pitch, the investors gave their votes through The Pitcher app. By the end of the day the results were evaluated and we had the top three companies that received the most votes!

And 3rd Place Goes to…


Marketplace, Turkey

Kiraplus is a smart rental platform which aims to make all leases simple, fast, reliable and advantageous.

2nd Place Goes to…


Healthcare, Dubai

HeyDoc! is an award winning global telemedicine platform dedicated to connecting patients with the right medical consultants, wherever they are, in the easiest way possible. HeyDoc! offers delivering in-app consultations, for the non-urgent medical cases eliminating the need for physical appointments.

And the best Pitcher of 2017 and winner of first place is…

E-Sport Akademi

E-sports/Education, Turkey

Even though esport tournaments are one of the hottest topics in the sport industry, little attention is paid to the fact that the competitors also train hard and prepare themselves devotedly. Should they do it on their own? E-Sport Akademi, the only online gaming lessons provider in Turkey, makes sure that the esport enthusiasts have all they need in order to get ready for the next competition. The services the startup provides include game coaching, online lessons, educational videos and some exclusive tips and tricks. Something that no esport enthusiast should miss out!

And the special prize from Turkcell goes to…

The Pitcher 2017 valuable sponsor Turkcell and the crowdfunding platform Arikovani gave a special prize of a 50,000 TL check to one of the pitchers. And the winner of this special prize is…


Hardware, Turkey

Bisou is an innovative art/technology startup from Istanbul, Turkey. Bisou is the world’s first digitally customizable necklace & magnet. It allows you to upload and choose from numerous designs through the Bisou app and wear them on your pendant, which has an outstanding round AMOLED display. It has been created for those who like to be out, the total extroverts!

Congratulations to all winners! Thank you all for coming and we will see you again at The Pitcher 2018!

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