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One of the areas owning potentiality to extend technology cooperation among technologists is the technology investment issue. Technology investment possesses varieties and ventures that absolutely differ from investment in other areas in industries. Technology investment appears profitable and secure in many products that are required in societies and differs in innovative products with their hazards called Venture Capital.

One of the critical investment issues in technology world, is the Venture Capital in start-up firms. Venture capital-backed firms played a key role in driving innovative economic activity during the 1990s. VC firms invest and assist start-up companies till their growth stage. VC issue has convergence with Islamic financing fundamentals; and donating entities like Islamic Development Bank has the experience of such activities. Few countries have long experience of activities in Islamic States meanwhile some states are facing the subject recently.

In order to encourage Islamic States to cooperate in technology investment and pave the way for VC firms, Technology Investment Meeting (TIM) has been designed by D-8 TTEN Secretariat. TIM is aimed at tracing the investment opportunities and sources in member countries by presenting the owners of technology and innovation their achievements to investors in common sessions. Through the drawn framework, technologists and innovators can imagine broader market and commercialization possibility for their achievements. 

The history of VC activities in D-8 member countries is different in countries.  In Iran, Indonesia, Malaysia and Turkey VCs have been operated since three decades ago meanwhile other countries have the recent experience of attention toward VC funds like Bangladesh and Egypt. 

Concerning the above mentioned notes, D-8 TTEN Secretariat planned the TIM 2017 as a meeting of VC Funds from Member States and other invited countries to exchange experiences and financing models, define future cooperation and create road map for future meetings. Therefore, the Meeting is named as,



TIM 2017: D-8 VC Funds, Experiences and Financing Models



Meeting Quick Facts

·        More than 20 international keynotes

·        More than 200 participants

·        The best platform for business networking

·        TIM roadmap session

·        4 VC Panels

·        4 VC presentations

·        Pitch Deck presentation

·        2 Startup stories

·        Workshops





TIM 2017: VC Funds, Experiences and Financing Models



Along with technology progress and fulfilling requirements of societies through the achievements of scientists and technologists, Innovation is a distinctive element in products and technologies which makes traders transcend in their business competition. Innovation is the major issue in start-up companies and their increase has influenced various fields of science and technology. Reinforcement of investment in innovations raises the market competitiveness in countries.

Investment in technology world and innovation has been a big concern for countries and D-8 TTEN Secretariat has designed TIM 2017 by focusing on Venture Capital. TIM 2017 is aimed at investment engaged with VC firms among D-8 and other Islamic States for which networking and pitching opportunities are designed.

TIM 2017 lay-out contains discussion panels, workshops and pitch deck sessions in addition to networking sessions for VC firms and private equities. In addition, VC firms will draw the way of cooperation for the next years’ Meetings.

TIM 2017 is entitled, “VC Funds: Experiences and Financing Models”, and will demonstrate latest activities of VC funds besides detecting activists to draw upcoming cooperation. TIM 2017 sections include keynote speeches, discussion panels participated by great specialists, training workshops and brainstorming session. It is hoped for TIM 2017 to precede successfully a fruitful scope for the next Meetings and could enact investors and venture capitalists to join TIM to observe investment chances that will be exposed by companies.  

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Programs of TIM 2017


Saturday, December 2, 2017

all the day

Arrival And transfer to the hotel


Check-in to the hotel

Sunday, December 3, 2017

08:30 – 12:00

Mustafa(pbuh) Prize Ceremony

12:00 – 14:00


14:00 – 16:00

Mustafa(pbuh) Prize Scientists Pitch Deck to VCs

19:00 – 21:00

Mustafa(pbuh) Prize Welfare Dinner

Monday, December 4, 2017

8:30 - 10:30

Registration and Opening Ceremony

10:30 – 11:00

Networking Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:30

Keynote Speaker: by Mr. Zarnookhi, Iran investment ecosystem

11:30 – 12:00

VC Presentation: SARAVA PARS, I. R. Iran

12:00 – 13:00

Panel1: Corporate Venture Capital

13:00 – 14:30


14:30 – 15:00

VC Presentation: Connector id, Indonesia

15:00 – 16:00

Panel 2: Business Angel Investment

16:30 – 16:45

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Salimi, Mobile Telecommunication Company of Iran

16:45 – 17:15

VC Presentation: MAVCAP Co., Malaysia

17:15 – 18:15

Panel3: Government Role to develop VC investment

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

09:00 - 09:30

VC Presentation: KMP Co., Malaysia

09:30 - 10:30

Panel4: Evaluation and Valuation of Start-ups

10:30 – 11:00

Networking Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:30

Startup Story: AloPeyk co

11:30 - 13:00

Pitch Deck by selected start-ups

13:00 – 14:30


14:30 - 17:00

Wrap-up Session and Closing Remarks

14:30 – 18:00


Wednesday, December 6, 2017

9:00 - 21:00

City Tour


Check-out and transfer to airport






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TIM Council



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Mahdi Saffarinia

TIM Council Chairman

President of Pardis Technology Park and 

D-8 TTEN Secretariat


Alireza Daliri

TIM Council Member

Deputy of Vice presidency for science and technology

Behzad Soltani

TIM Council Member

President of Innovation and Prosperity Fund

Reza Zarnookhi


CEO and board member of Iran Technology Development Fund


Saeed Rahmani

TIM Council Member

CEO of Sarava Investment Company


Akbar Ghanbarpour

TIM Council Member

Representative of D8- TTEN Secretariat

SeyedRohollah Mir Amini

TIM Council Member

CEO of New Technology Development Fund

Amir Hamoni

TIM Council Member

CEO of Farabours Iran Co.










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