AN INSPIRING START-UP: SPECIAL EDUCATION FOR SPECIAL CHILDREN
Otsimo, Founding Partner
Otsimo is one of the best examples of a rising trend, social entrepreneurship that can be defined as doing business for a social cause. Otsimo is a mobile platform that provides educational games for autism spectrum disorder and children with learning disabilities. Established by Zafer Elçik, Otsimo is an internationally certified platform that was rewarded by institutions like GSVC Berkeley or EO Social Impact. Elçik took his autistic brother’s needs into consideration while shaping Otsimo with an aim of letting the little heroes to believe in themselves and of creating a social impact.
We will be listening the inspiring story of Otsimo which has reached more than 100.000 users in 170 countries in 1,5 years. GİRVAK Fellow Alumni Elçik has graduated from Middle East Technical University, Department of Computer Engineering. Elçik and his partner started Otsimo in a hackathon in 2018.
With Contributions of Turkey Entrepreneurship Foundation
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