The Pitcher 2018 Winners Announced!

On April 21st at ITU SDKM, The Pitcher 2018 gathered over 400 attendees who had the chance to enjoy a full day of pitching and networking.

From over 900 applicants from 20 different countries, just 20 startups made it to the stage of The Pitcher 2018. Each startup had 5 minutes to present their business and 5 more minutes to engage in a Q&A session with the jury.

After each pitch, the jury gave their votes. By the end of the day, the results were evaluated and we had the top three companies that received the most votes! Also, one startup received a special prize from our valuable sponsor Arikovani.

The special prize goes to…


Istanbul, Turkey

Octovan is the UBER of moving. The company brings disruptive solutions to moving area. We are making standard pricing, customer journey and services.

And the 3rd place goes to…


Istanbul, Turkey

Vivoo is a wellness assistant that provides personalized nutrition and lifestyle advice to the users based on your urine analysis.

The 2nd place goes to…



TuneFork guides you through a simple test which characterizes your hearing, creating a personal Audio Profile. Because TuneFork’s self-test is clinically accurate, it provides the best results possible, truly the Gold Standardin Audio experience.

TuneFork uses the test results to tailor a precise audio filter for each and every user, creating the perfect match between your sound system and your hearing.

The 1st place goes to…


Istanbul, Turkey

Qumpara is a receipt-based shopper reward & insights platform.  The mobile app enables FMCG brands to create promotion campaigns instantly for segmented shoppers, and provide actionable shopper insights.

The 11th President of Turkey his excellency Abdullah Gül honored #ThePitcher2018, gave the grand prize to the winner and gave an inspiring speech, wishing his best to the entrepreneurs.

Congratulations to all winners!

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