Startup Weekend Art and Tech Tehran

    Wednesday, October 7 - 9, 2015


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  2. Schedule
  3. Speakers
  4. Judges
  5. Coaches and Mentors
  6. Sponsors
  7. Organizing Team

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Startup Weekend Art and Tech Tehran

Wednesday, October 7 - 9, 2015



Wednesday, October 7 - 9, 2015
Event starts at 4:00 pm

Tehran University of Art
Valiasr St
Tehran, Iran


Build your own artistic startup in 54 hours

Where Art and Technology Meet!

This Startup Weekend event based in Tehran is going to have a unique theme: Art and Technology. How to combine art and technology to launch a startup? How to use art to form a startup? How to create a startup servicing artists? Pack up and start your 3-day journey in Tehran University of Art, where entrepreneurs, designers, programmers and artists gather to share their ideas and build a startup from point zero.
Catch up more in Farsi at our website: http://swarts.ir
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EVENT SCHEDULE

Wednesday October 7th


4:00 pm
Registration
Arrive at the venue and get checked in


5:00 pm
Welcome & Speakers
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders


6:00 pm
Pitches Start
Optionally line up to give your pitch


7:30 pm
Voting
Attendees vote for the top pitches


7:45 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas


8:15 pm
Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, get to know fellow participants


9:00 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 October 8th


8:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & tea


9:00 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend


1:00 pm
Lunch


2:00 pm
Check-In
After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for help


2:15 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!


8:00 pm
Dinner


9:00 pm
Check-In
After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help


11:00 pm
Wrap-Up
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Friday October 9th


8:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & tea


9:00 am
Check-In
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions


1:00 pm
Lunch


2:00 pm
Presentation Prep & Tech Check
Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place


2:15 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS


5:00 pm
Final Presentations


7:00 pm
Judging & Awards


8:00 pm
Dinner


9:00 pm
Go Home!



Speakers


Mohsen Hashemi
Cultural and Social Assistant Director

Mohsen Hashemi, PhD is a professor teaching Cinema and Photography at Tehran University of Art. He is also Assistant Director of Cultural and Social Department of  TUA. He has been directed some documentaries and written many books and articles mostly about arts and culture. He always encourages his students to think economically about art and suggests creative ways for starting an artistic business. 

Event Judges


Nejdeh Hovanessian
Designpreneur



Elhaam Fakhaari
Research Manager



Mohammad Amroabadi



Bijan Saedpanah



Javad Yazdani
Co-Founder at 2nate.com



Ayat Hosseini
Due Diligence Deputy Director at Shenasa



Coaches and Mentors


Mohi Senisel
Founder at 2nate.com

Mohi started his online life at age of 6. As the first experience of online business, he earned his first income through internet at age of 14. He is executive manager of irPowerWeb company and online marketing manager of Tehran Internet company. Last year, Mohi launched a Crowdfunding platform called 2nate as a startup.


Ghazal Shishavani
Product Manager



Saleh Baradaran Amini
Service Designer



Ali Sadattalab
User Experience Manager



Alireza Ranjbar Shourabi
Gamification consultant



Hamed Mirrahimi



Hamid Moazzami
Senior Mobile App Developer



Ehsan Tarighat
Author, teacher and content strategist

Years of experience in Programming and analyzing financial systems beside my personal passion to writing and working as PR department in different companies such as Chargoon and Digikala help me to learn lots to use these experience in Buyex nowadays. I love to learn and to help people to learn faster and easier. so always I have education passion in my life.  



Amir Fattahzade
Honari.com Founder and CEO



Kiyan Shalileh
Developer at Sarava Pars



Farid Shahmoradi



Shervin Mashayekh
UI/UX Designer



Nikoo Niknam
Founder at Nikprint.ir



Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend Art and Tech Tehran team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.


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Organizing Team

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

  • Shahin
    Javadi Nejad
  • Khashayar
    Rahimi
  • Hanie
    Abbasi

Facilitators


Iman Davoodian


Event Staff


Parnian Gharesoori
Social Media Supervisor



Negar Yaghoobi
PR Manager



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