Startup Weekend Baku
Friday, November 21 - 23, 2014
Friday, November 21 - 23, 2014
Event starts at 5:00 pm
21 November - 11 Ahmadbay Agha-Oglu Street
22-23 November - High-tech Park, AF Business House Nizami 203 B, 3rd floor
Baku Startup Weekend is joining Global Startup Battle for the first time!
- Build your network
- Co-founder dating
- Learn a new skill
- Get face time with thought leaders
- Join a global community
- Actually launch a business
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Friday November 21st
Saturday November 22nd
Sunday November 23rd
Alper has an MBA with high distinction from MIT Sloan School of Management and an ME and BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia.
He has been a professor and dean at various universities in Kazakhstan, Turkey and currently works at ADA University. He also holds the position of Advisor to General Director at Nazarbayev University. Dr Hajiyev is the co-founder of the Community of IT managers of Kazakhstan and Chairman at International Organizing Committee of the 1st International Student Olympiad “IT-Universe”.
His research interests are:
Algebraic topology and its applications to the algebras of functions; 13th Hilbert's problem & related topics; Mathematical economy. Dr Hajiyev has more than 30 papers published.
Coaches and Mentors
Arman is currently leading the development of two iOS apps: 1) ‘Being Beethoven’ - the app lets you adopt and track daily rituals from the most effective people in the world: http://www.beingbeethoven.com/; 2) ‘Persimmon’ - the app helps you reach your goals through the power of visualization & daily steps: http://www.persimmonapp.com/.
The founding team of Collections (YC S12; Mountain View, CA; Collections is YCombinator alumnus and one of 8 finalists of SXSW 2013). He graduated from Princeton with Master's in Computer Science. Before that, he studied CS at Purdue and Lomonosov Moscow State University. The World Finalist at International Collegiate Programming Competitions - ACM ICPC in 2009 (Stockholm, Sweden) and 2011 (Orlando, USA).
Author of numerous projects at the intersection of recommendation systems, social computing, machine learning and natural language processing (Twitter News, Dewey, Papers for the Masses, BroDate, Tokoro, Social Ranking, Bunny).
Together they did a lot of interesting projects for local and foreign market. Currently, he is a working and a co-founder of a Dubai based startup.
Majored in Industrial and Operations Engineering at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Has 3+ years of management consulting experience working with high profile clients in Telecommunications, Distribution and Finance. In 2012, Aykut co-launched Nuush.Az - an online food ordering service - and is currently the CEO. Aykut is also the co-founder at Senfoni.co a digital solutions company based in Istanbul. Senfonico recently launched their first internal product- Futbolist, a mobile football news app, available for both iOS and Android. In the first 3 days of its release, Futbolist's viral marketing video reached more than 1 million viewers in Turkey.
Event Sponsors, and Partners
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