iBRIDGE Berlin Breakout Sessions

 

June 4th

Breakout Session I

  1. Iran Startup Scene
    Nasser Ghanemzadeh, Mohsen Malayeri, Arash Barahmand, Mohammad Sharif, Mostafa Naghipourfar
  2. Iran Examples of Challenges and Failures
    Hosssein Haddadinia, Mehrdad Agah, Hamidreza Ahmadi, Alireza Mobayyen
  3. Disruptive Innovations: Rapid Prototyping, 3D Printing and the Maker Movement
    Damien Declercq 
  4. Women Entering New Terrains: Breaking Old Norms
    Gisu Hariri, Neveen El-Tahri
  5. Designing the Perfect Product: Understanding the Concept of Minimal Viable Product
    Kamran Elahian
  6. Iran Showcase: Tele/Communication & Hardware
    Ahmad Ali Farhoudi, Ali Ziabasharhagh, Hamid Houshyarifar
  7. Understanding the Market: Market Segmentation, Analytics & Competitive Analysis
    Mohammad Afshar, Mehrdad Sadri 
  8. Building Effective Teams: Finding Co-founders, Defining Clear Roles and Responsibilities, Managing Conflict and Designing for Performance
    Pari Namazie, Bulent Celebi, Amir Cyrus Razzaghi, Saeid Rahmani, Amin Reza Vohooshi
  9. 101 of Company Structure: Cap structure, Shareholders Agreement, By Laws
    Amir Zarkesh, Amir Hassanabadi, Babak Yektafar, Behrooz Akhlaghi, Mahvash Tayrani, Encyeh Sadr 

  10. Design Thinking: Crash Course x2
    Mana Taheri + Team
  11. Business Model Innovation: Strategic Approach to Rethinking Your Business
    Reza Asghari
  12. Understanding Venture Capital – From early to Late Stage
    Fred Nazem
  13. Crash Course: Agile and Scrum Management
    Ali H. Moghaddam

Breakout Session II

  1. How to develop an effective Go-To Market Strategy
    Lawrence Wright, Ossama Hassanein
  2. Lessons Learned from Others: Learning from Developing Countries like India, Turkey, Singapore etc
    Dariush Zahedi,Stephan Chambers, Bulent Celebi, Babak Yektafar
  3. Basics of Seed and Early Stage Financing
    Saeed Amidi,Arad Rostampour
  4. Iran Showcase: Commercialization
    Seyed Mohsen Seyedian Ardabili, Mohammad Hossein Fardad, Mohammad Reza Nazari, Meisam Rajabinohouji
  5. PR and Media: How My Start-up Can Gain Media Attention?
    Salamander Davoudi
  6. Academia’s Role in Iran’s Entrepreneurship
    Human Shojaee, Amir Albadvi, Ali Maleki, Pezman Karimi 
  7. Internet of Things
    Mo Maghsoudnia, Mehran Sedigh, Mohammad Afshar
  8. 101 of Company Structure: Cap structure, Shareholders Agreement, By Laws
    Amir Zarkesh, Amir Hassanabadi, Fred Nazem, Behrooz Akhlaghi, Mahvash Tayrani, Encyeh Sadr
  9. Pitch Fest 1
    Dave McClure, Daniil Kozlov, Nikki Iravani, Gabriel Mastuschka
  10. Pitch Fest 2
    Neda Amidi, Francis Zadan, Boris Ryabov, Rouzbeh Pirouz
  11. Design Thinking:  Crash Course
    Mana Taheri + Team
  12. Pitch Fest 3
    Nicolai Wadstrom, Pirooz Parvarandeh, Xanyar Kamangar, Sebastian Blum
  13. Business Model Innovation: Strategic Approach to Rethinking Your Business
    Reza Asghari
  14. Pitch Fest 4 
    Hala Fadel, Kamran Elahian, Rasoul Oskouy, Mehrdad Piroozram 

June 5th

 

Breakout Session I

  1. Unleashing your Teams Talents: Leadership and Participative Management
    Pirooz Parvarandeh, Shahin Hedayat, Alinaghi Mashayekhi, Mehdi Nayebi
  2. Iran Showcase: Internet / E-commerce
    Reza Arbabian, Nazanin Daneshvar, Meysam Mashayekhi, Sivash Jalali
  3. Co-opetition – Reaching New Heights Through Collaboration
    Pari Namazie
  4. Women Entering New Terrains: Breaking Old Norms
    Nikki Iravani, Brienne Ghafourifar
  5. Iran Showcase: Mobile & Game Startups
    Mohammadhossein Faghi Khorasani, Ali Nadalizadeh, Vahid Abdollahi, Amirhossein Fassihi
  6. Corporate Governance: Best Practice
    Babak Yektafar
  7. Building Effective Teams: Finding Co-founders, Defining Clear Roles and Responsibilities, Managing Conflict and Designing for Performance
    Bulent Celebi, Amir Cyrus Razzaghi, Saeid Rahmani, Amin Reza Vohooshi
  8. Understanding Venture Capital – From Early to Late Stage
    Rouzbeh Pirouz
  9. Design Thinking:  Crash Course x2
    Mana Taheri + Team
  10. Pitch Fest 5
    Neveen El-Tahri, Rasoul Oskouy, Mehrdad Piroozram, Hendrick Brandis
  11. Pitch Fest 6
    Amir Taheri,Daniil Kozlov, Neda Amidi, Ramin Bagheri
  12. Pitch Fest 7
    Hala Fadel, Nicolai Wadstrom, Babak Hamadani, Ehsan Dariani
  13. Importance of Local Manufacturing
    Mehran Sedigh, Mo Maghsoudnia, Amir Taheri
  14. Business Model Innovation 1a: Strategic Approach to Rethinking Your Business
    Reza Asghari

 

 

Breakout Session II

  1. Women in Tech - Iran
    Samira Kooshkestani, Behnaz Aria, Mahash Tayrani, Azadeh Danandeh, Mahboubeh Ildarabadi
  2. Hackers Bridge
    Rasoul Oskouy, Yahya Tabesh, Mohammad Morovati, Pezhman Karimi, Reza Karami
  3. Social Innovation – Social Enterprise in Action
    Anne-Kathrin Kuleman, Dina Sherif 
  4. Software Sales: Enterprise Software Sales / SaaS and Consumer Software Sales
    Saeid Ghafouri, Tina Mashalahi
  5. Understanding the Market: Market Segmentation, Analytics & Competitive Analysis
    Mohammad Afshar, Mehrdad Sadri
  6. PR and Media: How My Start-up Can Gain Media Attention?
    TBD
  7. How to develop an effective Go-To Market Strategy
    TBD
  8. Design Thinking:  Crash Course x2
    Mana Taheri + Team
  9. Pitch Fest 8
    Rouzbeh Pirouz, Sebastian Blum, Mehran Sedigh, Francis Zadan
  10. Pitch Fest 9
    Amir Zarkesh, Shahin Hedayat, Ramin Bagheri, Xanyar Kamangar, Ehsan Dariani
  11. Simplify: Lessons Learned from Making Companies, Products, & Videos
    Ahmad Kiarostami
  12. Business Model Innovation 2b: Strategic Approach to Rethinking Your Business
    Reza Asghari
  13. Health and Medical Technologies: Promising Field of the Future
    Nikki Iravani, Manouchehr Shamsrizi, Babak Hamadani

June 6th

Breakout Session I

  1. Unleashing your Teams Talents: Leadership and Participative Management
    Pirooz Parvarandeh, Shahin Hedayat, Alinaghi Mashayekhi, Mehdi Nayebi
  2. International Business Accelerator Programs: A showcase
    Kamal Hassan, Nicolai Wadstrom, Saeed Amidi, Daniil Kozlov
  3. Tech Investing in Iran
    Mehrdad Agah, Ayat Hosseini, Masoud Arasteh Brahimpour, Shiva Sadat
  4. IP Offensive & Defensive IP Strategies: IP protection vs. Land Grab
    Babak Akhlaghi, Robert Babayi, Seyed Kamran Bagheri, Heike Freund, Thomas Hirse
  5. Real Connections Make A Real Difference
    Bita Milanian
  6. Iran Showcase: Bio/Nano
    Saeid Zokaei, Reza Kalantarinejad, Haleh Hamedifar
  7. Designing the Perfect Product: Understanding the Concept of Minimal Viable Product
    Kamran Elahian
  8. Understanding Venture Capital – From early to Late Stage
    Hala Fadel, Fred Nazem
  9. Talent Acquisition: Keeping and Growing a World Class Team
    Pari Namazie, Ehsan Golabgir, Amir Taheri, Nazanin Daneshvar 
  10. Building Effective Teams: Finding Co-founders, Defining Clear Roles and Responsibilities, Managing Conflict and Designing for Performance
    Amir Cyrus Razzaghi, Saeid Rahmani, Amin Reza Vohooshi
  11. Bridging the Gap: From University Research to Market Entry
    Payman Arabshahi, Amin Shokrollahi, Ali Fotowat
  12. Social Media Crash Course: Effectively using Digital Communication Channels for Your Business
    Maziar Nadjm
  13. Bootstrapping: Why and How?
    Arash Afrakhteh, Ahmad Kiarostami
  14. Iran: Macro Economic Overview – Opportunities and Challenges Faced by High Tech Entrepreneurs in Iran
    Mohammad Morovati, Tahmasb Mazaheri 
  15. TBD

Breakout Session II

  1. Iran Showcase: Energy
    Ali Hasanpour, Seyed mahdi Ghasemi Zavieh Sadat, Hossein Nazarboland Jahromi
  2. Co-opetition – Reaching New Heights Through Collaboration
    Pari Namazie 
  3. TBD
  4. Basics of Seed and Early Stage Financing
    Saeed Amidi, Arad Rostampour
  5. Iran Showcase: Meditech
    Zeinab Shankayi, Saeed Behzadipour, Ali Motie Nasrabadi, Saedreza Alikhani
  6. Understanding the IPO Process: From Start to End
    Ross Haghighat
  7. Investor Pitch: How to Make the Ultimate Pitch and Take Your Venture to the Next Level
    Behzad Nasre
  8. Iran Showcase: Fin Tech & Big Data
    Sajad Bonabi, Seyedali Daneshgar, Mostafa Amiri, Sina Sohangir
  9. Hacker Bridge
    Rasoul Oskouy, Yahya Tabesh, Mohammad Morovati, Pezhman Karimi, Reza Karami 
  10. Software Sales: Enterprise Software Sales / SaaS and Consumer Software Sales
    Saeid Ghafouri, Tina Mashalahi 
  11. TBD
  12. Simplify: Lessons Learned from Making Companies, Products, & Videos
    Ahmad Kiarostami 
  13. TBD
  14. Crash Course: Agile and Scrum Management
    Ali H. Moghaddam
  15. Green Technology – Sustainability Considerations
    Boris Ryabov, Kaveh Madani, Babak Hamadani

 

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