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Application period for “Turkey’s Woman Entrepreneur Competition 2009” has closed!

The period for submitting applications to take part in the “Turkey's Woman Entrepreneur Competition” organized for the third time this year jointly by GarantiBank and the magazine Ekonomist with the support of the Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey (KAGİDER) ended on 15 March 2009.

The competition, whose aim is to reveal the spirit of business and social entrepreneurship among women in our country and to help their numbers reach the levels that exist in developed countries, was held for the third time in 2009. We thank all the participants in the event for their interest.

The competition results will be announced during the month of April.

“Turkey’s Woman Entrepreneur Competition 2009” jury members:

Nafiz Karadere
GarantiBank Assistant General Manager

Cenk Kaan Gür
GarantiBank SME Marketing Department Coordinator

Rauf Ateş
Capital, Ekonomist, and PCNet Publications Coordinator

Talat Yeşiloğlu
Editor Ekonomist

Gülseren Onanç
Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey (KAGİDER)
Chairman of the Board of Directors

Dr Funda Sivrikaya Şerifoğlu
Düzce University
Rector

Emel Aksoy Gündemir
1st-Place Winner of “Turkey’s Woman Entrepreneur Competition 2008”

Meral Tamer
Columnist for Milliyet

David Judson
Editor-in-Chief, Hürriyet Daily News

“Turkey’s Woman Entrepreneur Competition 2009” prizes

Category: Turkey’s Woman Entrepreneur

1st prize: Bonus Mirror Card with TRL 20,000 in Bonus points preloaded; TRL 2,500 from Garanti Pension as startup capital for a SME Private Pension Plan; and one-year subscriptions to the magazines Ekonomist, Capital and Elele.

2nd prize: Bonus Mirror Card with TRL 15,000 in Bonus points preloaded; TRL 1,500 from Garanti Pension as startup capital for a SME Private Pension Plan; and one-year subscriptions to the magazines Ekonomist, Capital and Elele.

3rd prize: Bonus Mirror Card with TRL 10,000 in Bonus points preloaded; TRL 1,000 from Garanti Pension as startup capital for a SME Private Pension Plan; and one-year subscriptions to the magazines Ekonomist, Capital and Elele.

Category: Turkey’s Woman Social Entrepreneur

  • Bonus Mirror Card with TRL 5,000 in Bonus points preloaded; TRL 500 from Garanti Pension as startup capital for a SME Private Pension Plan; and one-year subscriptions to the magazines Ekonomist, Capital and Elele.
  • In addition, all runners-up will receive one-year subscriptions to the magazines Ekonomist, Capital and Elele as well as a one-month free enrollment in a hobby class of their choice at Garanti Pension Hobby Clubs.