Startup Weekend Isfahan - Home Business

    Wednesday, May 20 - 22, 2015

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  4. Coaches and Mentors
  5. Organizing Team

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Startup Weekend Isfahan - Home Business

Wednesday, May 20 - 22, 2015

Wednesday, May 20 - 22, 2015
Event starts at 6:30 pm

Isfahan, Iran

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Wednesday May 20th

6:30 pm
Arrive at the venue and get checked in

7:00 pm
Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants

7:20 pm
Welcome & Speakers
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders

7:30 pm
Pitches Start
Optionally line up to give your pitch

9:00 pm
Attendees vote for the top pitches

9:15 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas

10:00 pm
Begin Work
Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Thursday May 21st

9:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

9:30 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend

12:00 pm

1:00 pm
After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for help

2:00 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!

6:30 pm

7:30 pm
After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help

10:00 pm
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Friday May 22nd

9:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

10:00 am
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions

12:00 pm

12:30 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS

3:00 pm
Presentation Prep & Tech Check
Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place

4:00 pm

5:00 pm
Final Presentations

7:30 pm
Judging & Awards

8:30 pm

9:00 pm
Go Home!

Event Judges

Javid Shahriari
Executive Manager at Hamsoo

Shahin Tabary
Chairman of Board of Directors of Chargoon Companies

Shahin A. Tabari was born in August 1974 in the city of Tehran and studied Mechanical Engineering in the university. He graduated in this field in 1999. But thanks to his great interest in software production stepped into the state information technology arena as a professional expert. In 1998, he constructed a company, which is now providing entrepreneurship and rendering services as a successful entity and one of the best in the state software arena. He as the founder of Chargoon Company has been in the capacity of Managing Director for 13 years trying to promote Chargoon and at present is in the capacity of Chairman of Board of Directors of Chargoon Companies Group. In addition to broad activity in the state software arena and efforts for promoting the information technology in the country, he also acts as a professional athlete in the nationwide arena of health and sport.

Mohammad Goharian
Director Manager at Sekkeh Gaz Co.

Coaches and Mentors

Pooya Mahmoodian
CEO at Axprint

Pooya is a co-founder, board member and CEO of “” the first online photo publishing service in Iran. Leading this successful business brought him valuable experiences in running a startup: creating business model, defining business strategies and vision, operations management, branding, marketing, growth hack, etc. Pooya is also the borad member of Tehran ICT Guild and head of e-commerce commision of this organization.

Nima Nourmohammady
Freelancer at

Nima is Punysha site's founder and director. Punysha site is online outsourcing project that has create a great job market for freelancers. freelancer is the skilled one that just project. Nima has great interest in entrepreneurship and job creation, and to date has been able to create full-time and part-time job throughout Iran (online and teleworking).

Mohammad Goharian
Director Manager at Sekkeh Gaz Co.

Zeinab Zarei
I&BD Expert

Zeinab is the founder and designer of ZiZaC Brand. She is also the I&BD expert in Mobile Communication Company of Iran & the Marketing consultant. She believes that the only boundaries for people are those they place on themselves. They can make their own dreams come true…

Mohammad Ali Zahedi
Marketing instructor, Entrepreneurship Mentor

With master degree in marketing, founder of in 2001 and launcher of recently.
Startup, TED, travel & adventure are his special interests.
He is available to help people who want be the hero of their life.

Mohammad Jafar Kermanpour
Senior Project Manager at IRAN Novin

Mohammad nearly 10 years has worked as a trainer and counsoller in the field of entrepreneurship and information technology. He was successful presenter and advisor to several startups . And he currently follow the agile management of IT projects.

Mahdi Nasseri
Faculty Member at Sheykhbahaee University

Ahamd Vard
Co-founder and member of the board of several companies

Arlen Tahmasian
Professinal Speaker

Mohammad Hamidi Esfahani
Chief of Development Team at ELCD

Mohammad’s life has strongly tied with programming. After graduation of Computer Engineering, he studied IT (E-Commerce) for his Master to know more about the relation of business and technology. You can find some large scale software projects managed by him like Iran’s SOC, SDIDS, Jolfa Vulnerability DB and etc. Now he is a university lecturer and also CEO of Mersad Co. and one of TKJ Co. consultants. Mohammad is here to help you how to manage a good develop team and guide you to have better usage of technology to achieve your business goals.

Milad Salehi
CEO & CoFounder at AppReview

Milad is the orginator of Zanagames & Zanamob studio. The studio's activation is to design and develop the mobile games and applications.  His designed games are set in different stores like Apple app store. His game also was selected as the best mobile game in the computer games festival of Tehran 1391. Milad also has nomerous experiences and honors in the military training simulation projects. The selected website of sixth Iran web festival "appreview" is also generated by him.

Reza Parsa
business consultant

Reza works as freelance business consultant and business mentor during these years .
many startups, accelerators , co working spaces used his consultancy services .

MohammadReza Akbari
Business Consultant

CEO at

Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Isfahan is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

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  • Mehran
  • Ebrahim


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