Past Programs – Startups - AI Accelerator Program

Softtech x Fark Labs


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In partnership with Softtech, we aim to promote artificial intelligence (AI) startups and create a thriving AI startup community in Turkiye. We want to bring together the best and brightest minds in the artificial intelligence ecosystem to help stimulate information exchange and deliver disruptive technologies while boosting economic growth and innovation in Turkiye.

The Softtech x Fark Labs AI Accelerator program supports innovative AI startups by accelerating your business, technology, and financial resources. Our goal is to empower visionary entrepreneurs to succeed globally.


Our six-week AI accelerator program will help your AI startup expedite its commercial expansion. Through our combined industry expertise, technical knowledge, and worldwide network, Fark Labs & Softtech can help you take your vision to the next level.

Who should apply?

  • Businesses with leading-edge innovations in AI that are either MVP Ready or at least TRL 4 Level.
  • Technology not only tackles the problems of the present, but also anticipates and resolves the challenges of tomorrow.
  • Technology has high growth potential, profit prospects, and global scalability.
  • Founding team includes at least one business person and one technical person.
  • Business is either a Limited Company or an Incorporated Company

The AI accelerator program will provide:

  • Access to Fark Labs’ Better Future Path program; master classes, workshops, and 1:1 mentorship sessions
  • Access to Softtech’s industry knowledge, technical know-how, and global network
  • Access to Fark Labs global network of academics, industry associations, government bodies, venture capitals, and angel investors.
  • Access to Fark Labs’ global offices for hotspot working
  • Help with team building, business development, and international expansion
  • Mentoring from an established entrepreneur or industry expert
  • Mentoring from a venture capitalist (VC) or angel investor
  • Access to local and global funding opportunities
  • Access to by-invitation-only demo days and investor days

At the end of the AI accelerator program, you will know how to:

  • Commercially test and validate your technology
  • Protect and patent your IP
  • Understand your target market and its pain points
  • Pitch your technology to investors and customers
  • Speed up your time to market


  • Application Deadline May 15, 2022
  • Internal Evaluation of your startup
  • Fark Labs will get in touch with you
  • AI Accelerator Program Kick-off May 23, 2022
  • One-on-one Mentorship
  • Final Assessment: Business Plan / Pitch Deck Readiness
  • Pitch to Fark Labs & Softtech Committee
  • Demo Day (selected startups will participate) July 6,2022