96. Mehdi Ravanbakhsh – Mapizy + Cryptocrispy

Chris and Steve talk with Dr Mehdi Ravanbakhsh, co-founder of two AI startups – the 7-year-old data analytics and AI company MapIzy and the brand-new cryptocurrency platform, CryptoCrispy.

Originally from Iran, with a PhD from the Leibniz University of Hanover, Germany, and 20 years’ experience as an academic, Mehdi moved to Melbourne for his postdoc, then to Perth as an associate professor at the University of Western Australia.

Fascinated by the power of AI, he quit his job to set up MapIzy in 2015, winning contracts with Airbus and Toyota. Once the company was “in a good shape”, he set up CryptoCrispy in 2022, where he aims to improve crypto trading with AI, empowering smarter and easier trading.

“ If you’re interested in our innovation or solution, come and talk to us. We have an excellent track record, and we can empower people and organisations in many ways. ” ~ Mehdi Ravanbakhsh.

For more: https://mapizy.com/ and https://cryptocrispy.com.au/

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