The capital is rapidly evolving on its way to becoming Silicon Valley

The capital is rapidly evolving on its way to becoming Silicon Valley

Aiming to bring the Silicon Valley model to the capital, the Ankara Metropolitan Municipality broke new ground. The IT department organized the electronic game marathon called “DevJam” in order to encourage young entrepreneurs and ensure the development of the game industry in Turkey.

University students from across the country, who stood at the North Star TechBridge, demonstrated their skills in the marathon which lasted 3 days, day and night. ABB President Mansur Yavaş said on his social media accounts: “As we build bridges between our young entrepreneurs and the developing world, we also support their skills. There is hope, if you have it,” he said.

The Ankara Metropolitan Municipality, which aims to bring the Silicon Valley model to the capital by closely following technological developments, has been breaking new ground.

ABB’s Information Technology Department hosted the electronic game marathon called “DevJam” organized by METU Google Developer Student Clubs to encourage young entrepreneurs to develop the gaming industry in Turkey.

Emphasizing that they will continue to provide all kinds of support to young entrepreneurs with his social media accounts, Metropolitan Ankara Mayor Mansur Yavaş said, “We are happy to host the DevJam event in our North Star TechBridge entrepreneurship center. While building bridges between our young entrepreneurs and the developing world, we also support their skills. There is hope, if you have it,” he said.

YOUNG PEOPLE HAVE NOT SLEEPED AND EXHIBIT THEIR TALENTS IN DIGITAL GAMES

the DevJam marathon, which started with a mini concert by the Ankara City Orchestra at the North Star TechBridge; kazan digital game development skillsIt was organized for those who want to learn and learn, and university students from all over Turkey who are interested in this field to meet and have fun.

In the electronic game marathon, which started on May 13 and lasted 3 days, day and night, experienced names in the digital game world also shared their knowledge of the developing world and game technologies. Young entrepreneurs, who also have fun playing many sports games ranging from golf to table tennis, embark on the marathon, even if they fall asleep from time to time. kazanHe fought to the death.

THANKS TO PRESIDENT SLOW

The young entrepreneurs, who met the professions of the future and developed in this direction, thanked the Mayor of Ankara Metropolitan Municipality, Mansur Yavaş, for hosting the game marathon by opening the doors of the North Star TechBridge, especially with its “student” applications:

Tuna Özkuşaksız (Head of METU Google Developer Students Club): “DevJam is a coding marathon held from May 13-15, 2022. North Star Valley has great opportunities, our friends are growing their businesses here, and many game developers can take advantage of the opportunities here. I would like to thank the Mayor of Ankara Metropolitan Municipality, Mansur Yavaş, and the Head of IT Department for supporting young entrepreneurs.

Goksel Pirik (Designer): “Our goal in organizing this game marathon is to bring together many developers and designers and get them to do something beautiful together. We and the participants who came to the game marathon really liked the North Star. There has all kinds of possibilities here. As a software developer, I want to thank our president Mansur Yavaş for his support.

Furkan Gözdeli said:”I participated in the DevJam gaming marathon to improve myself and meet people who are interested in the digital playground, the energy of the participants is very high. There are all kinds of opportunities in our region.

Utkan Sivrikaya: “I joined DevJam to have fun with my friends and meet new people. I’m a METU student, this is my first time at North Star and it’s just a wonderful facility. Everything has been thought out for us It’s a great place to develop games and meet new people.”

Oguz Akay: “I was looking for activities to write game code with my friends. We heard that METU would be hosting such an event and decided to attend. The energy of the participants is also very high, hosted by ABB and in a very beautiful environment.

Yaren Cetinkaya: “I joined to design a new game and meet new people. There are all the possibilities in the North Star and everything has been thought of for us.”

Staff of Aene: “I attended this event to improve on digital games and meet new people. There is everything here. From mini-golf to ping-pong, from outdoor to table football, everything was think.

Musahan Sever: “We have participated in the Devjam game marathon with our friends and we want to succeed in this field. Everything was planned and arranged during the event.

Ceren Aydin: “I study at METU Industrial Engineering. We’ve come together for DevJam. In this game marathon, which brings together amateur game creators, students from various parts of the country are very enthusiastic and enthusiastic about designing games.

Burak Baki: “I study at METU Industrial Engineering. DevJam is a great opportunity to showcase game developers and show off their talents. »

Excerpt from Yunus Record: “I am a computer engineering student at Abdullah Gül University. I joined the DevJam gaming marathon to become a game developer.

SILVER PRIZE MARATHON

Young entrepreneurs showed great interest in the “Başkent Kart” booth, which was set up as part of the DevJam game marathon, while cash prizes and surprise prizes were presented. kazanThey struggled fiercely with the presentations they made in order to be able

The young entrepreneurs of the university, who won the first prize at the end of the marathon, expressed their feelings with the following words:

Alperen Oztas: “This is our second ‘DevJam’ experience as a group. Our strength is very high when we come together as a team. We were the first in the past. I think our success will continue this way.

Ali Emre Kucukkurt: “I follow the gambling industry in Turkey and I want my contributions to be made in the future. The place is beautiful, they made us feel very comfortable here. The cleanliness and order are also excellent.

Emre Ozcatal: “We had our second DevJam experience. Again kazanWe did it and came first. The event went very well, I’m happy.

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