Startup Weekend Tehran - Sharif University

    Wednesday, March 11 - 13, 2015


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  3. Speakers
  4. Judges
  5. Coaches and Mentors
  6. Organizing Team

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Startup Weekend Tehran - Sharif University

Wednesday, March 11 - 13, 2015



Wednesday, March 11 - 13, 2015
Event starts at 6:30 pm


Sharif University
Tehran, Iran


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EVENT SCHEDULE

Wednesday March 11th


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 March 12th


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 March 13th


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!



Speakers


Saied Rahmani
CEO of Sarava VC

Said Rahmani Khezri is Founder, CEO and Vice Chairman of Sarava, the first VC/PE fund focused on investment in Internet and Ecommerce and incubation of technology startups in Iran. Prior to this he was regional general manager and country representative of Naspers in the Middle East. In this role he was responsible for business strategy, market development, strategic partnerships, joint ventures, regional investments, mergers and acquisitions and country operations.


Seyed Alireza Feizbakhsh



Shahram Sharif


Event Judges


Seyed Alireza Feizbakhsh



Fariba Mahdioun



Nazanin Daneshvar
Co-founder of Takhfifan and Tarinan website

Nazanin Daneshvar is a graduate of Bachelor and Master of Software Engineering from Amirkabir University. She has been active in the field of E-commerce for about 10 years. In recent years, she was working as Technical Director in England and Germany and she has always been looking for launching an independent business.Nazanin believes that those who are engaged in Startups should be highly motivated, creative and hard-working.At the present time, she is the co-founder of Takhfifan and Tarinan website.



Seyed Hossein Nabavi



Reza Mohammadi



Coaches and Mentors


Alireza Sadeghian



Majid Kasiri



Ali Amiri



Reza Ghiabi
Opportunity Maker - Director OPPMAKR Institute

He believes in a future where everyone has the opportunity to grow to their fullest potential and our collective ability to build that future together. He is an unshakable responsible optimist. Described as “a passionate entrepreneur with strategic intellect” and “a pillar of the start-up community in Iran”, Ghiabi teaches leaders and organizations how to grow to their fullest potential both individually and organizationally. With a bold goal to help build a world full of opportunities, Ghiabi is leading a movement to create high impact ventures. 


Ali Nadalizadeh
nadalizadeh

Ali has always been a fan of new technologies and Open Source softwares. He has recently mixed the passion, with the thrilling experience of risk and creating a tech company and is now working to scale up their company called "TOD", which has published two popular products in Iran: "Fruitcraft" an Online Trading Card Game and "Sibche" The Iranian iOS app distribution platform.


Farhad Hedayati



Yashar Imanlou



Hamid Asadi



AmirHossein Madadi



Reza Heidari



Amir Sarabadani



Pouyan Vahidi



Dr Modarres



Organizing Team

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

  • Mohammadreza
    Azali
  • Alireza
    Jozi
  • Hamed
    Jafari

Facilitators


Hamidreza Ahmadi


Event Staff


Selin Petrosian



Ali Golzar



Nima Bozorgmehr



Amir Kashkooli



Erfan Alavi



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