2018 Silk Road Startup’s Road Trip Kicks off on October 13

2018 Silk Road Startup’s Road Trip Kicks off on October 13

2018 Silk Road Startup’s Road Trip will be kicked off on Saturday, October 13th. A team of Iranian and international entrepreneurs and investors will take a 10-day tour to 5 cities of Iran in search of the best startups around the country.

Silk Road Startup is organizing the 2nd series of pitch competitions around Iran with the aim of tracking the country’s top startups. 270 applicants have registered for the pitch competitions, of which over 53 have been selected to pitch in front of a team of the local and international jury in 5 cities of the country. Selected startups will be invited to attend workshops on pitching prior to the local events in each city.


City Kerman Shiraz Mashhad Tabriz Tehran
Event Date Oct 13 Oct 15 Oct 17 Oct 19 Oct 21 & 22


Some of the speakers and judges during the Road Trip include David Braun, CEO & Founder of DASHR, Ekaterina Matveeva, Founder of Amolingua, Bahar Yarmohammad, Head of Investment at Sarava Pars, Babak Tadayyon, Head of Investments at Lyan Capital Management and Kamran Khoshi, Founder and Board Member at Zoraq.

Selected startups from each city are the following:

Kerman: Paziresh 24, Diayar, Teleframe, 7watchlist

Shiraz: Imedito, Chanchan, Happymahd, Sibooye, Alefba-app, Forodja, Carin, Padpors, Sepanja, Iraniacard

Mashhad: Poolticket, Nanegha, Iranad, Dadpardaz, Taxi360, Zibasoo, Wsafar, Ipool, Fan Asa T-one

Tabriz: Parkmikonam, Arkadschool, Ustatap, Honily, Orbi, Harita, Beautime, Damdash, Bartardigital, Jiling, Dagci

Tehran: Iranbybit, Diaalog, Zoodshoor, Musera, Arthibition, 3sootjobs, Logico, Problem, Inpinapp, Tripema, 100tahlil, Khooger, Dongipal, Nexo, Alopark, Smartwifi, Speedapp, Bimic, Cashineh, Corridors, Veresk


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The top startups from each city will take home prizes including financial and in-kind, and will be invited for the 2019 summit. Silk Road Startup’s Summit aims to gather the best startups from around the country in one place next to European leaders for a two-day conference in Kish Island. The Summit is scheduled for the first quarter of 2019.

For more information about Silk Road Startup and buying tickets for the local events visit https://silkroadstartup.org/ticketing


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