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Iran's fast growing startup ecosystem meets its first angel group called AvaAngels. Like every other emerging market, young startup ecosystems witness number of seed-stage startups and teams that are trying to get seed and growth capital. Facing the natural challenges every startup faces, smart money and fund at the...
Iran’s first banking solution provider Tosan held the first fintech hackathon on payment solutions and banking called TosanBoom Innovation Challenge. Over 170 teams applied for the 3 day hackathon, where 24 teams were selected to join to battle.
PayPing launches its product today becoming Iran’s first C2C money transferring platform. PayPing mechanism is pretty much like the existing paypal.me.
Sunday August 30th 2015, a turkish delegation consisting of founders and members of Etohum investor club visited Iran. Founders of Etohum and Turkey's startup community leaders gathered together at Tehran’s Avatech Accelerator to share their experiences and give a highlight of Turkey’s Startup scene.
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. Some call it the largest untouched emerging market with an economy of over 400B$.
The Iran's startup scene will face substation changes now that a nuclear deal has been reached. This will mark a new era in the Iranian startup ecosystem.
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 that had gone through the pre-acceleration phase.
The first thing that comes to mind when talking about sanctions is it has a paralyzing effect on local companies. And because of the isolation created by the outside, international companies don’t have to privilege to enter the vast and untouched tech market in Iran...