The first Startup Weekend with the focus on empowering the next Generation of Iranian entrepreneurs was held on September 10 and 11, at Amirkabir University of Technology in Tehran. This event was first of its kind in Iran and was a strategic initiative from Iran startup community and IEA.
Think about a tourism startup that more than two million travelers used its service since 2016, with a growth rate of over 10,000% in terms of the number of baskets in one year. Flightio is the story of friendship and three cofounders’ cooperation, whose initial experiences were not successful. However, in the end, it was those experiences and their friendship that led to a 200-billion Toman valuation, according to the cofounders.