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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
Iranian Fashion Startup Breaks the Online Shopping Mistrust Through Events
An Iranian online marketplace for fashion goods is organizing local events to showcase the works of Iranian designers and international brands. With these events, this startup aims to overcome the challenge with offline to online conversion and building trust and credibility for their customers.
Iran B2C E-Commerce Index Among Top 10 Countries in Asia-Pacific
A recent report by UNCTAD indicates that Iran is at 77th place in B2C E-commerce Index of 2016. The report also shows that Iran is one of the top 10 countries in Asia Pacific in this index.
Ride-hailing Apps Face Tough Obstacles in Iran
Iranian ride-hailing apps are facing pressure from many organizations in Iran. After the Taxi Union, IT Union of Iran and the Iranian ICT Guild Organization, and now Tehran’s Municipality has claimed that ride-hailing apps must receive a license from this
Chilivery Taking a Slice in Iran's Online Food Ordering Market
Having your food delivered to your door has become easier than ever. In many markets, the demand for online food ordering has stepped up comparing to phone orders, and Iran is seeing the same shift. Chilivery, an Iranian online food ordering website is trying to bring a convenient and accessible solution to this demand.
5+1 Business and Tech Podcasts You Should Listen to in 2017
There are thousands of interesting podcasts out there which you can get an awful lot of information from them. Here are 5+1 podcasts in business and tech that we recommend.
TEDxTehran 2016 Favorite City Apps
We are excited to announce that TechRasa and TEDxTehran have partnered up this year to showcase a list of handpicked applications that are making the everyday life of Tehran citizens easier.
86% of Iran's Cybercrime Takes Place on Telegram & Instagram
According to a recent statement by Iran’s Cyber Police, 66% of Cybercrimes in Iran take place on Telegram, 20% on Instagram and less than 2% on WhatsApp.
Tehran a School for All
Tehran Municipality has taken on a new initiative to identify and help the poor kids of the city and their families through an online platform called Jahadiam. Tehran’s citizens could become volunteer teachers for the kids who can’t attend school due to poverty. The motto for this initiative is called “Tehran, a school for all”.
Iran Mobile Operators Statistics After MNP Implementation
According to a research by the Deputy of Strategic Planning and Control of Iran’s ICT Ministry, mobile penetration in the country has reached to 98.9% in September since the 97.59% in June 2016. During this period of time, Mobile Number Portability (MNP) got implemented in the country.
Iran's Online Fashion Scene Gets More Competitive
Some might think that Iran’s online shopping market is saturated, but more startups are popping up every day to fill the gap in specific sectors such as online apparel and fashion.

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