This Monday we met our cycle 3 team Lunato. Mehdi, one of the co-founders answers our questions.
Avatech: What is Lunato and what does it do?
Mehdi: Lunato is the first Iranian online solution for purchasing eyewear that covers every category. We have a variety of products in our website from which you can easily choose, order and try at home. We will also have money back guarantee.
Avatech: Where does the idea of Lunato come from?
Mehdi: We have experience in ecommerce and relations with eyewear market.
Avatech: What is the value that Lunato creates?
Mehdi: You can select eyewear with new services (home try-on) and after that get great customer care.
Avatech: Tell us about your team and the reason you decided you to work on this startup.
Mehdi: I’m a MBA graduate and I have more than 5 years experience in e-commerce, I have Bachelor of Science in software engineering. I love building new things and believe we can change the world.
Neda is also a MBA graduate and has more than 5 years experience in e-commerce. She is very communicative and is able to build relationship with others.
We know this market is very big in the world and online solution is growing every year.
Avatech:How do you see the future for yourself and your startup? How do you plan for the future?
Mehdi: We are going to be the main source for eyewear in Iran and in order to reach this goal we must grow our content and inventory.
Avatech:What challenges are there in the way of your startup’s growth?
Mehdi: This business is capital based because we need inventory and online channel is new in this market in Iran.
Avatech: How has your experience been with Avatech?
Mehdi: Avatech experience is amazing. A lot of our problem were solved during last 3 months. We were talking to a lot of mentors and shared our problems with them.
Avatech: At times of adversity, what keeps the team motivated?
Mehdi: Passion for achieving our goal and build our dreams.
Avatech:What has been your biggest achievement been so far?
Mehdi: Validating our solution and acquire lots of customers.
Avatech: What advice do you have for teams wanting to lunch a startup?
Mehdi: Believe in yourself and start your company.
Avatech: What’s your favorite startup book?
Avatech: What is your favorite productivity tool?
Mehdi: Google Analytics
Avatech: What is the biggest lesson you learned from the start of your project up to now?
Mehdi: You must focus on one idea and don’t let other ideas distract you.