It all started in the spring of 2014 in Tehran. A bunch of kids who studied in one of the best high schools in Iran, just took Konkoor exam (a standardized test widely used for college admissions in Iran) and instead of playing around or just studying their courses, they wanted to start a project and do something real not just studying.
Almost every country has some kind of internet censorship and measures they would take, depending on their beliefs, cultures and laws. But we are not here to talk about the right or wrong and we are not here to explore the origins of this restrictions in our time but to rather explore the possibilities and opportunities that these restrictions provided for some startups in Iran...
The shutdown of outdated GSM based payment system USSD has been a hot topic among the Iran’s payment industry players for monthsIt seems that USSD is seeing its last days, though many PSPs (Payment Service Providers) are still earning millions daily and do not necessarily want to lose the massive revenue they are generating annually through this.
Finding your desired home could be a big hassle, especially in major cities such as Tehran. Shabesh is a newcomer in Iran’s online real estate listing platforms which connects potential customers to verified real estate agencies.