What is Silk Road Trip?

During a 10 day road trip, our team of 15 including 6 international Jury members from 5 countries will stopped by 7 cities of Iran to meet the top 100 startups from all over the country. At the end of our tour we choose the top 10 startups and 6 wild card startups as finalists who will get the chance to pitch at the finals in Kish during the Conference. The first edition of our road trip happened between October 22 and 31st 2017 in Tabriz, Tehran, Rasht, Isfahan, Yazd, Shiraz and Mashad.

Selected Startups

Hamyab24

Hamyab24

Search and find your lost or stolen digital device with hamyab24

Cafe Kado

Cafe Kado

CafeKado is an iranian handicrafts online marketplace .

doctoreto

Doctoreto

Doctor’s online booking, Health’s Q&A system, Clinic’s CRM

Raychat

Online customer messaging platform for sales and support

Drupz

Automatic and intelligent money saving

Pinjob

Local advertising and customer review

BarOn Co

As one sentence description “we are Uber for trucks” in middle easts

Keshmoon

World’s first marketplace for water-friendly food and agriculture products

AKO

Ako will use cutting edge technologies for better health-care

LOOKOBOOK

A social media approaching to propagate book reading and supporting…

Faranesh

Skill-base Video Tutorial Marketplace

MobileKomak

Mobilekomak is an on-demand platform for IT repair services.

Peeyade

A media platform covering Tehran’s cultural & entertainment scene

Tapsell

intelligent ad network

Echobaar

A company solving problem has obvious solution and success isn’t gu…

Komodaa

An eco-friendly and online fashion marketplace for women to buy/sell pre-owned/loved wearables

Silkroaders Mentors

Mahyar Khattak

Mahyar Khattak

Partner at Iratel Ventures

Peyman Keyhanvar

Peyman Keyhanvar

Tabriz mentor

Saleh Sepehrifar

Saleh Sepehrifar

CEO at Roshdjoo

Mohammad Kermani

Mohammad Kermani

Founder & CEO at Blue-White

Parisa Ostovari

Parisa Ostovari

Parsijoo, Yazd

Mostafa Pourali

Mostafa Pourali

GreenWeb Member of Board & founder of Arnikaweb

Silkroaders Jury

Anne-Sophie Dutat

Anne-Sophie Dutat

Social & Growth Marketing Strategist

Kiran Maverick

Kiran Maverick

Founder of I Am Tomorrow and The August Fest

Aurélie Salvaire

Aurélie Salvaire

Founder of The A Factor and Shiftbalance

Hamed Farhadian

Hamed Farhadian

CEO at Startup Studio Hamburg

Luca Banderet

Luca Banderet

CEO & Founder of J12 Ventures

Ruth Cremer

Ruth Cremer

CEO of euworx UG, Lecturer at HS Fresenius

Selection Criteria

Early stage startups Already have a product Local startups Scalable and robust business model Willing to grow internationally Be able to pitch in English

What to Win

Round trip to Kish from your city

2 nights of accommodation in Kish

Present your startup in front of an international jury of experts

Chances to win pitch prizes (financing & in-kind)

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