A total of 1,000 entrepreneurs, investors and businesspeople from 63 countries will meet to exchange business and investment views at Startup Istanbul on Oct. 6-10, organized by leading business association the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) and a leading entrepreneurship group, Etohum.

TOBB head Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu said in a statement on Oct. 5 that Istanbul was well-positioned to become a startup hub for international entrepreneurs.