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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 to Invest in Social Media Startups
According to Iran’s Secretary of the Supreme Council of Cyberspace, the country is working on creating local social media platforms for domestic use. Iran's government is also issuing new regulations for the foreign social media platforms that want to offer their services to Iranian users.
Tehran More Tech-Savvy Than Other Provinces of Iran When It Comes to Payment
According to a recent report provided by Shaparak Payment Portal, citizens of Tehran province use online and mobile payment gateways much more than other provinces of Iran. It seems that Tehranis are by far more tech-friendly when it comes to payment and transactions.
Iranian social apps
The tech-savvy Iranians are heavy users of social media platforms. Even with the large number of international apps out there, apps made by local developers are still able to compete in this market. Here are 4 Iranian social apps playing a role in the local market.
Iranian Startups Spread Kindness During the Holy Month of Ramadan
Ramadan is a great chance for the Muslim community to get more involved with charity events and raise money for the less fortunate. Here are a couple of Iranian websites running charity campaigns during Ramadan.
CSW Tehran
Crowdsourcing Week Summit Tehran (CSW Tehran) which took place on May 20th, 2016 was the first crowdsourcing event in Iran. The summit was also the first global CSW event happening in the Middle East.
Wikipedia has a fast growing competitor now, and it’s called Everipedia. The website, as the founders call it is a "thugged-out Wikipedia" which is a crowdsourced encyclopedia and knowledge aggregator. Here’s TechRasa’s interview with two of the co-founders of Everipedia.
5 Lessons from Muhammad Ali for Entrepreneurs
Muhammad Ali Clay was more than a professional boxer. He was an influential figure in a range of generations, not just with his historic matches but also with his inspiring words. Here are 5 lessons and quotes from Muhammad Ali that every entrepreneur can implement in their work.
In the past few days many Iranian websites got attacked by hackers on a large scale. Iran’s Supreme Council of Cyberspace has announced that there is no threat to the citizen’s information on the government website.
The 5th INOTEX exhibition got kicked off on May 22nd in Tehran. The event will be held for three days with the participation of innovative and technological companies from over 14 countries.
Telecommunication Company of Iran (TCI) has signed a cooperation agreement with Kazakhtelecom, the largest telecommunication company in Kazakhstan to bring newer telecommunication technologies to the country.

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