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Alireza Jozi

Alireza Jozi
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Co-Founder at TechRasa. Startup ecosystem enthusiast. Learner and world citizen. Based in Tehran and Vienna. Reached at Alireza@TechRasa.com
Alireza Sadeghian - IMBCO
The Iranian Modern Business Company (IMBCO) was established 6 years ago which is considered one of the main e-commerce players in Iran’s startup scene having NetBarg, Chilivery and Tik8 in its portfolio.
Q1 2017 Statistics of Mobile Internet in Iran
According to ISNA news, Iran’s ministry of communication released a new report on the number 3G and 4G internet subscribers from all of the three Iranian mobile network operators.
App store or not
Just three weeks ago, Apple started removing some of the Iranian apps from the App Store including Digikala and finance related apps. Now Iranian E-commerce startups have caught off their domestic payment options as well.
Taxi light tehran
Following many debates over the activities and operations of Iranian ride-hailing startups, the head of traffic police has made a warning to all drivers working in these platforms.
Amazon
According to Bloomberg Technology, the internet retail giant Amazon may face penalties after disclosing that it “processed and delivered” to accounts between 2012 to 2016 that violates U.S. sanction laws against Iran.
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Rasa Talks Episode 9 is out! The aim of Rasa Talks is to bring you the latest on Iran’s tech and startup news. Our two major topics for this episode are Telegram Marketing & Disruptive Innovations in Iran.
Messaging
The Iranian government is creating more incentives for Iranian messaging apps and social media platforms. Non-Iranian messaging apps also get government support if they place servers in the country.
Behpardakht
Mellat Bank’s Payment Service Provider (PSP) which is one of the 12 authorized PSPs in Iran is getting ready for an IPO. What do Iranian PSPs do? PSPs in Iran were formed to provide card and electronic payments in Iran. All of these PSPs were fully or partially owned by the...
Startup Jobs
It’s not far from imagination that a country with 80 million population and high market potential would create 100k jobs in a matter of few years.
USSD
The shutdown of outdated GSM based payment system USSD has been a hot topic among the Iran’s payment industry players for monthsIt seems that USSD is seeing its last days, though many PSPs (Payment Service Providers) are still earning millions daily and do not necessarily want to lose the massive revenue they are generating annually through this.

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