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Hamed Jafari

Hamed Jafari
Hamed is a startup community builder in Tehran. He is passionate in tech, entrepreneurship and innovation. You can reach him at Hamed[at]techrasa.com
Iran's Deputy Attorney-General: Business Activity on Telegram Is a Crime
Despite Telegram being banned and blocked by the Iranian government, statistics show that users are coming back to this platform using VPN services to circumvent the block. Meanwhile, Iran’s Deputy Attorney General has asserted that any sort of business activity on Telegram is a crime. 
Telegram Banned in Iran
After many debates, Iran’s judiciary ultimately ordered the country’s ISPs and mobile network providers to block Telegram.
Iran Seeks to Block Telegram. Here's Why.
In the past weeks, Iranian authorities have warned users to migrate to local messaging apps as Telegram might soon get blocked in the country. While President Rouhani had mentioned that its government is against blocking internet services, it seems that they have reached to a point to actually take a different approach towards this app. 
Nowruz - Credit: Wikimedia
TechRasa team wishes you a very happy, prosperous and healthy new year! Today we’re celebrating Nowruz, the Iranian Persian new year and it’s a great time to look back and reflect on the highlights of the past year and the new year’s outlook. 
Telegram cryptocurrency (Gram) - Photo Credit: Carl Court - Getty Images
According to Iran’s ICT Minister, the Central Bank of Iran will be in charge of making decisions over Telegram’s cryptocurrency (Gram) in the country.
Iranian App Makers Are Copying, and that's OK!
Is it really a bad thing that at this stage most of our tech companies in Iran are copying proven business models in other countries? Read the article to find out more.
Silk Road Startup Summit, Iran’s first international B2B and invite-only conference will take place in April 18-19, 2018 in Kish Island.
Silk Road Startup Summit, Iran’s first international B2B and invite-only conference will take place in April 18-19, 2018 in Kish Island. The event would bring together the best local startups, investors, corporations and accelerators in the country. Ticketing for the summit is now open.
Dunro - Aftab Communication Group
Dunro, an Iranian search-and-discovery app has received a local investment fund from Aftabnet Communication Group (ACG), one of the most active players in Iran’s marketing industry. This deal could further put Dunro ahead of the competition through the influence that its new investor has in the market.
Post Bank of Iran Plans to Launch the Country's First Digital Currency
With the order of the Minister of ICT, Post Bank of Iran will be issuing the country’s first digital currency over the blockchain technology as a pilot. 
Value of Imported Mobile Phones into Iran Reaches 342 Million USD
According to Iran Customs, the value of imported cellular handset into the country amounted to 342 million U.S. dollars in the past 10 months. 

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