Meet The Team

Unique backgrounds, one mission

Atiqah Zaki

Cemal Bilgic

Yigit Akar


Latest updates from Skinlync

Skinlync Receives the Santander Accelerate Cambridge Project Award

16 April 2020

We are pleased to announce that Skinlync has received a grant under the Santander Accelerate Cambridge Project Award. We are extremely grateful for this support. The fund will be used to get us one step closer to our goal of improving the lives of those with a skin condition.
From the whole team, a big thank you to Santander UK Universities and Cambridge Judge Entrepreneurship Centre.

Skinlync Voted The Best Pitch at Pitch@Judge 2020

13 March 2020

The Skinlync team is proud to be the winner of the last Pitch@Judge for the Lent term. We are looking forward to the next term of Accelerate Cambridge with Cambridge Judge Entrepreneurship Centre. Practice makes perfect, and we definitely have had a lot of practice thanks to the programme.

Skinlync Is The Runner-up of the CUE Ideas Take Flight £2K Competition (Software category)

27 February 2020

The Skinlync team participated in the Cambridge University Entrepreneurs' (CUE) Ideas Take Flight £2K Competition. Competing in the software category, the team faced 67 Cambridge start-ups in the final round. Despite not bagging the win, the Skinlync team is extremely honoured to have had the privilege of pitching to an esteemed panel of judges.


23 December 2019

Creating Skinlync is no easy feat. To help kick things off, Skinlync decided to participate in the NatWest Back Her Business crowdfunding campaign, which is a program that supports businesses with female co founders. What was supposed to be a small scale campaign with a target of £500 ended on a high note as the team managed to raise funds from 133 supporters. We are extremely grateful for all the support we have received and will endeavour to make Skinlync a reality.

Skinlync Joins Accelerate Cambridge

28 September 2019

Skinlync is off to an exciting start as it joins the newest Pre-Accelerate cohort of Accelerate Cambridge. We will be working closely with mentors, external experts and fellow peers to develop our business venture. Whilst we still have a long way to go, we are thrilled to be a part of a dynamic program which will help bring us one step closer to our goal.

Winner of Cambridge's Venture Creation Weekend 2019

3 June 2019

Skinlync won the Venture Creation Weekend competition organised by the University of Cambridge Judge Business School. Skinlync was selected out of 12 teams competing for the overall impact and business case. For team leaders Yigit Akar and Atiqah Zaki, two Cambridge MBAs, this win solidified their goal of pursuing entrepreneurship in the United Kingdom post MBA. They are now pursuing the idea under the Cambridge Judge Entrepreneurship Centre's accelerator program, Accelerate Cambridge.


First place in the Venture Creation Weekend competition held by the University of Cambridge on 2019 (Biotech and healthcare category)
Runner-Up award in the Ideas Take Flight competition Held by Cambridge University Entrepreneurs on 2020 (Software category)


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