About 15 years ago, he was the first kid in his Tehran high school to get the Internet. “Don’t try to tell anybody else about it,” he recalls his principal warning. “It might affect their culture, their beliefs.”
In Iran, one NGO has been busy for several years taking action that directly addresses bottlenecks in the Iranian entrepreneurial ecosystem, bottlenecks made visible with the Global Entrepreneurship Index (GEI).
Many foreign investors are finding Iran’s market newly-opening to the world as the modern day gold rush. Many countries and companies have already sent delegates, days after the nuclear deal agreement in Vienna.
Iranian businesses eye the trade that ending sanctions would bring, but say: don’t expect a Russia-style gold rush – we already have a free market
Tehran’s well known startup accelerator witnessed its second selection day event to choose 10 startups to join its acceleration program. The event took place on July 2nd where a group of angel investors, mentors and industry experts reviewed the 16 teams
Foreign investors and Iranian business leaders and entrepreneurs are flush with optimism as they line up to cash in on the relaxation of economic sanctions under the nuclear deal.
As negotiators finalized a deal on Iran’s nuclear program last week, entrepreneurs in Iran cheered.
Hamid Mohammadi is excited at the prospect of international sanctions on Iran being lifted once a nuclear agreement has been signed. But he’s not that excited.
In the week following the framework nuclear deal between world powers and Iran, Tehran-based Internet entrepreneur Faty Amir Soleimani pitched every day to Western investors for funding.
Tohid Tasoujian is a co-founder of online fashion store Taxi Moda and one of a growing breed of Internet entrepreneurs in sanctions-hit Iran.
In Iran, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook are among many sites blocked by the authorities, spurring a generation of young entrepreneurs to invent their own versions. Now, with the prospect of sanctions easing and the world lining up to invest in the tech sec
The group of men and women in their twenties sat in a frog-green office on orange chairs as they debated marketing strategies, occasionally breaking to tap on Mac computers or play a game of ping-pong.
The startup environment in Iran is improving, thanks to the active players in the industry working towards developing a culture that aims at encouraging the investors and owners of capital to support young talents, and a growing number of young enthusiast
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Buying clothes and kitchenware from a market stall in Iran is one thing, buying cameras and other devices can be risky, which is just one of the reasons twin brothers Hamid and Said Mohammadi are transforming how Iranians shop for consumer electronics, an
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