Topraktan, a local organization that develops, projects, and manages the process for the future of agriculture and design processes for sustainable products.

Gülşah Seyhan, Founder of Topraktan has more than 8 years of experience in supporting female entrepreneurs at a professional level, specifically around business development and business model development.

She has worked for the Technopark and Entrepreneurship Center for one of Turkey’s largest and leading universities, Istanbul Technical University. She entered the entrepreneurship ecosystem eight years ago at ITU ARI Teknokent with the task of PR and Communication.

She worked for seven years in the communication and entrepreneur relations of ITU Core, ITU Magnet and INNOGATE Programs within the ITU ARI Teknokent entrepreneurship ecosystem and took responsibility for three years in Business Development, which includes corporate collaborations and investment collaborations.

Additionally, she was one of the third term leading mentors and program managers of the IMECE Social Entrepreneurship Center simultaneously with her other works.

Gülşah is currently working on environmental, social and economic impacts, especially in the agriculture and vertical agriculture and regions in Turkey with her experiences from the entrepreneurship ecosystem.

She also continues her business development projects in the tea, apple, anise, malt beverage, and fresh vegetables and fruits retail sector in the rural and urban areas.