Startup Weekend Tehran

    Wednesday, August 27 - 29, 2014


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Startup Weekend Tehran

Wednesday, August 27 - 29, 2014



Wednesday, August 27 - 29, 2014
Event starts at 6:30 pm



Tehran, Iran



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EVENT SCHEDULE

Wednesday August 27th


6:30 pm
Registration
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
Voting
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 August 28th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


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


12:00 pm
Lunch


1:00 pm
Check-In
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
Dinner


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


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

Friday August 29th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


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


12:00 pm
Lunch


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
Dinner


5:00 pm
Final Presentations


7:30 pm
Judging & Awards


8:30 pm
Wrap-Up


9:00 pm
Go Home!



Organizing Team

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

  • Hamidreza
    Ahmadi
  • Mohsen
    Malayeri
  • Adam
    Stelle

Facilitators


Hamidreza Ahmadi



Sara Usinger
Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Enabler


Sara has been active in the startup world since almost ten years. After helping to build up and run STARTPLATZ, a Coworking Space and Incubator in Cologne/Germany she moved to Iran and co-founded, built up and run one of the first professional startup accelerators in the country for three years. After spending time in the Balkans in 2017/2018 she recently returned to Tirana as part of the EU for Innovation Project. During the past 5 years she worked with hundreds of startups in different ecosystems. She is especially interested in Impact Ventures. Besides startups she loves hiking, reading and exploring new countries and places.


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