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Hamed Jafari

Hamed Jafari
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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
Pirate Summit is a startup conference which takes place every year in Cologne, Germany. The event is the largest invitation-only conference for early stage startups, investors and corporates and is know for being Europe’s craziest startup event. Over 1000 tech enthusiasts, 650 founders, 200 investors and 60 speakers from over 70 countries attended Pirate Summit in the 2016 event. This year TechRasa and Bamilo also joined the event as Iran’s ambassadors to showcase the achievements of Iranian entrepreneurs.
Iran is planning to further develop its infrastructure in order to become an internet transit hub between the east and west.
According to the latest statistics, there are over 77.6 million active sim cards in Iran with an active mobile subscription penetration rate of 97.48 percent. Last year the penetration rate for mobile sim cards was 96.58 percent. The statistics also show that there are 73 million inactive sim cards in Iran.
National Information Network
Iran Launched the first phase of its National Information Network during a ceremony attended by the first Vice President. The National Information Network provides new e-government services and helps in cost reduction of internal Internet traffic for Iranians.
Rasa Talks Episode 7 is live! The aim of Rasa Talks is to bring you the latest on Iran’s tech and startup news. In this episode we talk about social media platforms and Iranian users' behaviour.
TechRasa Celebrates its One Year Anniversary
About a year ago TechRasa was launched with the vision to expose Iran’s tech and startup scene to the people around the world. Today we celebrated TechRasa’s birthday and we have two words to tell to our amazing supporters: THANK YOU!
Iran Launches its First Private Cloud Data Center
Iran’s first private cloud data center gets launched in Tehran during a ceremony attended by the Minister of Communication and Information Technology. The construction for this data center took 3 years and 12 million dollars.
A recent national survey in Iran shows that the country’s digital games’ revenue in 2015 was 153 million dollars. 95٪ of this revenue is for non-Iranian games.
MasterCard Now Officially Available in Iran
Mahmoud Vaezi, Iran’s Minister of Communications announced that Iran’s Post Company has partnered up with a foreign company to distribute international credit cards in the country.
23 Million Gamers in Iran - 37% Women
A new national survey by Iran Computer and Video Games Foundation indicates that there are 23 million gamers in Iran. Of this 23 million gamers, 53% of them play video games on a regular basis.

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