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IranbyBit” presented a pitch at Silk Road Startup Event which was held on Sunday 21, OCT, 2018 in “Tehran” at “Amirkabir University of Technology”.
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.
In this event, all startups had 4 minutes to present their pitch to the jury team and audiences and then 3 minutes to answer the jury’s questions.
Setare Shabanipour founder of “IranbyBit” presented IranbyBit pitch and all the guests and judgment teams were very interested in what IranbyBit does in Iran. “IranbyBit” is a travel service provider, offering a wide range of budget services for solo travelers, adventurers, backpackers and all kinds of travelers to Iran who seek the real wonderful local experiences. From “IranbyBit” team, Setareh Shabanipour (Founder), Ziya Sadr (Bitcoin research and development manager), Kiana Fariborzi (Content provider), Saeed Nasiri (Web administrator) and Nima Behkar (System software developer) took part in this conference.
The competitors in this conference are from some big cities in Iran. This Startup Tour was held in Tabriz, Kerman, Shiraz, and Mashhad before and the competitors presented their pitch for referees, guests, panelists and other competitors. The best candidates have been selected to go to the next level. Yesterday, the event was held in Tehran and the jury Included: David Braun (Manager and Founder at DASHR), Ekaterina Matveeva (Founder at Amolingua), Babak Tadayyon (Lyan Capital Management) , Bahar Yarmohammad (Head of Investment at Noava Co.), Radman Rabii (Head of training and commodities at Turquoise partners) and Kamran Khoshi (Co-Founder at Zowragh)
12 startups presented their pitch yesterday, and 8 remained competitors are going to present their pitch today.
On 22, OCT, 2018 at the end of “Tehran Event” the jury is going to give the vote and select 2 candidates from Tehran to go to the next level and make them ready for the final event with competitors from other cities, which will be held in Kish Island in January 2019.