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Aug 6
  • Registration Starts
  • Dinner & Networking
  • Welcome & Speakers
  • Pitches Start
  • Attendees vote for the top ideas
  • Teams start forming and discussing ideas
  • 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


Aug 7
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
  • Lunch
  • Call for needs & skills
  • Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
  • Dinner
  • Mid weekend check-in, status reports, call for help
  • Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow


Aug 8
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Call for help (this is self motivated, so don’t be shy)
  • Lunch
  • Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS
  • Gut check. Start prepping for presentations
  • Dinner
  • Judging & awards
  • Wrapup
  • Go home!
EC1D23Tier 1 Sponsors

Mehdi Mohamadi

CEO at Greenweb Co   |  LinkedIn

Mehdi is currently an Entrepreneurship lecturer , his research focuses on digital entrepreneurship, Commercialization process in SMEs and IT for startups.
Mehdi is CEO at Greenweb Co. ,he is also co-founder of and

Iman Davoodian

Project Manager of Iran Entrepreneurship Association   |  LinkedInGoogle+

Iman is an Startup Weekend Global Facilitator. As an organizer he has been heavily involved in the development of Startup Weekend in Iran. He is one of the organizer of Startup Weekend Tehran & Birjand. He is currently Project Manager of Iran Entrepreneurship Association.

Siavash Mahmoudian

Co-Founder at   |  LinkedInGoogle+

Siavash is Co-founder and CTO of, an exciting new service which leverages social and team technologies to help people collaboratively learn and teach programming. He is also Technical Advisor at and Team Leader in HyperOffice.

Behrooz Shahri

Global facilitator of Stateup Weekend.

Behrooz is interested in developing new ideas and cooperating with active people in the field of information technology. He believes that one must enjoy what they do in order to realize their dream. He has received his bachelor's degree in IT. He was one of the organizers of Mashhad Startup Weekend during Global Startup Battle in November 2013. Behrooz participated in Birjand Startup Weekend for the first time and there he became familiar with this event. He is currently the project manager of commercializing ideas section of Greenweb company and has focused his studies on the mixture of advertisement and IT. During this event, he will help the participants as the global facilitator of Stateup Weekend.

Tier 2 Sponsors

Ali Jahedi

Investment Advisor & Manager of ICT Incubator   |  LinkedIn

Ali Jahedi is currently Manager of ICT Incubator on Khorasan Science and Technology Park(KSTP). After 12 years experience advising to numerous CEOs, Entrepreneurs and Organizations as an CIO or Advisor, in recent 4 years He has Focused on Identify eBusiness opportunities & Supporting early-stage startup Companies across on their Development Process (Ideation to Incubation to Commercialization) and Creating Innovative Business Models.

Hooman Afshar

Hooman Afshar has master degree in E-mba and since 2007 he professionally has worked in management information systems(MIS) and now he is director of afarid tejarat pishro co. and also founder of east rahro system company.
He is builder of insooansoo's website and has good experience in analysing information systems and developing IT jobs.

Vahideh Tabasi Lotfabadi

Phd in Business Management (Marketing-Entrepreneurship)

She has been a lecturer of M.A students at university since three years ago. Due to her great experience in research methodology she has had some studies in entrepreneurship and business and also she gave speeches and lectures in entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial marketing in international conferences. Translating books related to innovation and management can be considered as her academic achievements. After attending courses of Business English in international colleges, she has been teaching Business English for 6 years. She has had experience in teaching entrepreneurial courses. Commercializing science, introducing and executing entrepreneurship in companies and Iran, improving requirements of customers in covering customer satisfaction and loyalty, creating ideas and performing them are all her desires.

Tier 3 Sponsors

Soroush Ayoubi

Entrepreneur, Solution Provider   |  LinkedIn

Soroush has achieved a lot of experience in web development and project management due of collaborating with some companies to provide IT solutions since 2000. He was production manager of some famous Iranian websites like,,, His close friends call him soroution.
Ayoubi launched his first startup - mindudio - with Aydin Habibi. At present, Soroush is co-founder and chairman of sisarv (providing healthcare marketing and advertising). He also gives advice to companies on e-commerce and business development. Studying at software engineering and MBA convinced Soroush to believe that IT and MBA are essential elements for creating a brilliant future. These days, Soroush is more focused on providing solutions for companies in the field of online branding, online marketing and online advertising.

Mahdi Alipour Sakhavi

Startup Mentor & The Founder Of Avaabook   |  Google+

Mahdi Alipour is the CEO of Ideapardazan Co and Director of Innovation ,research and development in Negin Co.He is one of the founders of Avaabook startup. He has a master degree in E-MBA and End Entrepreneurship based on Technology from Tehran university. He is an agile coach with 5 years practical experience.he is an specialist in designing innovative products based on right needs. he also loves designing innovative business models and UX.Now he is an individual venture capital who invests in startup Projects.

Ali Mihandoost

Teacher, adviser and developer

Ali is a teacher and adviser and of course a web developer with more than 10 years experience.
CIO/CTO at OneWeb Co, CIO/CTO at Zhabiz Co, Technical and Strategic Advisor at PazhDesign Co, Founder of Narcis Developers, Teaching Web and Mobile Programming، are part of his activity.
He got started on the programming before school and now, He is member of Mozilla (Firefox OS), Google (Android), Apple (Safari) and Intel (Tizen) developers network.

Toktam Ranjbaran

Toktam is the founder and director of Aarshid Educational IT Complex in Mashhad, a manager and instructor with over 10 years of experience in IT and digital entrepreneurship in Razavi Khorasan. Toktam graduated with majors in Artificial Intelligence from AmirKabir University and held various training courses and seminars on web programming and business model design in the past years. In these days she is working as web project manager in GreenWeb.

Amir Sariri

CEO and Founder at Epcotech Inc   |  LinkedIn

Amir Sariri is the CEO and Founder at Epcotech Inc. Epcotech focuses on developing database management systems for consumer brands and analyzing purchasing behaviour. Amir has worked for Sana Mfg. Group and Albadee Trading FZC as General Manager. He also teaches management and mathematics courses at University of Toronto. Amir is now a PhD candidate at Rotman School of Business, University of Toronto. His primary research interests pertain to studying Economics of Innovation, Knowledge Flow and Entrepreneurship. His latest work strives to assess the socio-political cost of knowledge flow on knowledge production by emigrating scholars in countries of origin and destination. He enjoys reading Economist magazine, playing Violin and Piano and reading on Game Theory.

Ehsan Javidi

Software Engineer   |  LinkedIn

I'm Ehsan Javidi, a Software Application Developer and designer of network protocols.
I've 2nd level of elite of the Iranian National Elite Foundation. I'm the third owner of West Asia Programming Contest Student (ACM) in 2011. Also, I have three innovation at Iran intellectual property office in the field of computer.

Mahdi Farhadina

R&D Manager   |  LinkedInGoogle+

Mahdi has more than five years of research and development experience. He is currently the Field Research and Development for Mashhad at Narmak, a startup Distribution Company based in Malaysia. Mahdi is also studies at Doctor Business Administration at East Industrial Management Institute.

Mostafa Pourali

Founder of Arnikaweb, Frontend developer   |  LinkedIn

Mostafa Pourali, MA in translation studies, founded local IT firm Arnikaweb at 2009 and starred there as a frontend developer. He is a UI designer and nowadays is researching for UX strategies. He believes that there exist many overlaps between design and translation and they can enrich each other, he is researching on it. Mostafa teaches frontend skills at Webdanesh institute in Mashhad which he co-founded at 2012. He is an engaged daddy, customer lover, a genial host man and an ace guitarist.

Javad Amel

CEO at Rajman Information Structures   |  

Javad Amel is co-founder and CEO of Rajman Information Structures. He has experience of
more than 8 years in B 2B market. In addition of being operative officer, he himself was
responsible for R&D and business development. He has Msc in Software engineering as
academic education and his specialized domains are intelligent systems and soft computing.
Many projects such as spatial data infrastructures for ITS in Iran metropolises and intelligent
university timetabling were planned and conducted by him.

Mehrab AsadKhani

Mehrab, MSc. In Graphic Design, University lecturer and official member of the Iranian Graphic Designers Society, has spent more than half his life studying and teaching graphic design. After many years of practical experience in the field of book publishing and graphic design while claiming many prestigious awards at national and international festivals, he has focused his studies on designing digital environments.

Navid Falahat

Navid is a graphic designer and branding strategist. Navid expertise in desiging corporate identity, branding and creating and studying the visual structure of an organization. 15 years of professional graphic and cultural designing for the market and establishing two specialized design studios and a holding company are only some of his outstanding accomplishments. He works as a designer and consultant for major brands in the field of signs, packaging, corporate identity. His main concern is the role of applied graphics in the areas of creativity and entrepreneurship.

Tier 4 Sponsors
Arash Maher
Nazanin Fakhar
Ali Fazel Hamshemi
Shahriar Baladi
Saeed Karbin
Mohammad Reza Navaee
Hojjat Abed
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