The Turkish Artificial Intelligence Initiative | TRAI NEXT
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Welcome to TRAI NEXT

In Partnership with Sente Foundry

TRAI provides startups with access to the capital, market, community, and expertise by connecting them to and further working with strategic partners, investors, mentors and our extended network. TRAI creates investment programs that are customized to boost collaboration between startups and investors, driving faster access to investment.

In practice, the program consists of 5 weeks as we focus on specific aspect of your business such as pitching, sales and financials to help you raise funding.

TRAI will:

  • focus on tangible & actionable outcomes,
  • facilitate your collaboration,
  • host a Demo Day to connect startups with potential investors for your next funding round,
  • organize expert sessions & 1 on 1 consultancy hours to give hands-on support to startups,
  • startups may have individual coaching sessions to identify your blind spots & keep you on track,
  • facilitate peer to peer sessions to learn from each other and portfolio companies,
  • provide access to conferences or fairs where possible and reasonable.

COMPLETELY REMOTE MEETING, PITCHING AND RAISING EXPERIENCE

TRAI NEXT is the perfect environment to enable efficient matching of great ideas with the necessary capital and expertise. This year you will have the chance to experience all of this from the comfort of your home or office as the event will be fully virtual.

10 Startups

Pre-selected AI Startups

35 Investors

Corporates, VCs, and angel investors

$115 Million

Combined AUM* from attendees

Applıcatıons Open

We are accepting applications from startups for the TRAI Next Cohort I 2021. It will take place from April 1th to May 8th 2021

Tımelıne

TRAI provides startups with access to the capital, market, community, and expertise by connecting them to and further working with strategic partners, investors, mentors and our extended network. We create programs that are customized to boost collaboration with investors, driving faster access to investment.

About TRAI

The Turkish Artificial Intelligence Initiative (TRAI) was established in 2017 to improve artificial intelligence awareness and to develop the artificial intelligence ecosystem in Turkey.

About Sente

Sente Foundry is a Chicago-based early-stage startup investment program that works with corporations, family offices and institutional investors to connect startups with innovative and scalable opportunities using its unique “CVC-as-a-Service” platform.