2nd Technology Investment Meeting with the name of NEXT UP is going to be held by Pardis Technology Park (PTP) as the Secretariat of Technology Transfer and Exchange Network (D-8 TTEN) in Dec 5-6, Tehran.
Mahdi Safarinia, Secretary at D-8 TTEN and President of PTP, stated that Technology Investment Meeting is organized by Pardis Technology Park and has initiated its work since 2016 for literature preview and planning. The 1st round (TIM2018: D8 VC Funds) was held in Tehran as the the 1st event of TIM event series in Dec 2017.
More about TIM, he said, TIM2018 as the 2nd event has the particular mission of exposing Start-ups investment opportunities to investors. In this regard plans with investment potential and also keen investors are invited to take part in TIM 2018. TIM2018 is entitled Next UP and Next Up is born by TIM team to begin a new movement in TIM series of events.
“Like TIM2017, panel discussions about latest investment topics and issues and training workshops are included in Next Up and during Meeting many startups will pitch to investors. We hope to create one of the best fundraising opportunities during Next Up,” He added.
Mr. Saffarinia refered to registration and attendance in Next Up and said, Start-up companies from D-8 Member States and other Islamic States could register in the event and present their innovative business to all. All the investors are invited to find partners and find out investment chances.
At the end, he said, VC Funds, Business Angels, CVCs, incubators, entrepreneurs, inventors and innovators are the audiences to Next Up. Further information is available at www.nextupconf.com.
It is worth mentioning that Technology Investment Meeting has different events like D-8 VC Funds that formed TIM2017 in which more than 40 VCs from Member States joined and by adding investment opportunities element in the plans of TIM new event entitled NEXT UP is going to be held targeting all the Islmic States.