**WHAT IS SILK ROAD STARTUP:
Silk Road Startup is the first international B2B, “Invite Only” conference in Iran to showcase the local startup ecosystem to the European actors.

During 2 days, we gather 150 curated audience of investors, corporations, accelerators, incubators and Tech media in Kish Island.
10 best startups from all over Iran will be pitching in front of an international audience. There will be 3 winners selected by the jury to win exclusive prizes from the sponsors.

Our goal is to connect Iranian entrepreneurs with European market and helping them grow internationally. We are on a mission to give Iranian startups the chance to become the first Iranian unicorns!
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**WHAT IS SILK ROAD 100?
In 10 days, our team of 10 including 5 international Jury members will stop by 8 cities to meet the top 100 startups from all over Iran. At the end of our tour we will choose the 10 best startups as finalists who would be invited to participate at the Conference in Kish. ...
**WHAT IS SILK ROAD STARTUP:
Silk Road Startup is the first international B2B, “Invite Only” conference in Iran to showcase the local startup ecosystem to the European actors.

During 2 days, we gather 150 curated audience of investors, corporations, accelerators, incubators and Tech media in Kish Island.
10 best startups from all over Iran will be pitching in front of an international audience. There will be 3 winners selected by the jury to win exclusive prizes from the sponsors.

Our goal is to connect Iranian entrepreneurs with European market and helping them grow internationally. We are on a mission to give Iranian startups the chance to become the first Iranian unicorns!
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**WHAT IS SILK ROAD 100?
In 10 days, our team of 10 including 5 international Jury members will stop by 8 cities to meet the top 100 startups from all over Iran. At the end of our tour we will choose the 10 best startups as finalists who would be invited to participate at the Conference in Kish. The applications are open to all startups from all cities of Iran FOR FREE.

APPLY TO PITCH AT OUR ROAD TRIP HERE!
Start date: 10/09/2017
DEADLINE: 08/10/2017
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**WHAT ARE THE 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

The challenge is open for 1 month, from September 10th to October 8th. Startups can apply from all over Iran before the DEADLINE.

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**WHY APPLY TO SILK ROAD 100
Apply to Silk Road 100 and get the chance to attend the first international startup conference in Iran, pitch in front of international leaders and benefit from an exclusive networking opportunity.

>>> IT'S FREE.

Also, if you get shortlisted for the road trip, we cover your trip from the city you are based to the closest city from the tour.
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**WHAT YOU 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
- Chance to win pitch prizes (financing & in-kind)
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**CITIES:
Tehran // Tabriz // Isphahan // Zanjan // Mashad // Rasht // Yazd // Shiraz
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Do you have a doubt? Contact us at: contact@silkroadstartup.com
Visit our website: www.silkroadstartup.com
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