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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
Hackarestan is a new series of hackathon events in Iran which the first one will be held from January 27th to 29th in Tehran. The aim of the event is to find solutions to some educational challenges.
Arvan Cloud the first company in Iran that provides Content Delivery Network (CDN), Web Acceleration and Cloud Security officially launched its services. Arvan Cloud is backed by Fanap, the ICT holding company owned by Pasargad Financial Group.
Lahzenegar is a live broadcasting service for smartphones. Users can register for a free account on the app and live stream their moments with others. Currently more than 200 events have been live streamed by Lahzenegar.
Startup Camp is a local educational event in Iran, very similar to Startup Weekend. The aim of the program is to teach the attendees about the basics of running a business, developing their ideas and implementing them into real-world products.
This year Iranian e-commerce websites surprised their customers with some of the biggest promotional discounts for Yalda festival. The special offers started from a few days ago and will last at least until tomorrow.
Navaak app
In the recent years the music industry got deeply intertwined with Internet and mobile apps. Navaak is an Iranian music streaming application like Spotify that is targeting the market inside Iran.
Bitcoin in Iran

Bitcoin in Iran

Digital currencies such as bitcoin are becoming more and more popular these days. Can bitcoin aid a country like Iran which has been secluded from international payment systems?
Banque du Liban is hosting BDL Accelerate 2015, Lebanon’s annual international startup conference on Thursday and Friday, Dec 10 and 11, 2015 at Forum de Beyrout. The theme for this year's conference is “Emerging Startup Ecosystems”.
E-ACT conference, "the first gathering of Iran's leaders of online businesses" will take place on December 17th at the conference hall of Iran's Ministry of Information and Communication Technology.
In less than a week, on December 4th, TEDxTehran will be held for the third year at Raazi Great Conference Hall. The theme for this year's TEDxTehran is "New Paradigm".

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