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MohammadReza Azali

MohammadReza Azali
Startup Community Builder, Co-Founder & Editor in Chief at TechRasa. Email: Mohammadreza[at]TechRasa.com
Telegram Channels
In the past two years, Telegram has been experiencing an unbelievable traction in Iran to the point that people are making serious money on this platform. But is it true that Iranian Telegram channels have generated $23.3M in revenue?
Avatech accelerator welcomed 17 new teams to its second round of the pre-accelerator program. Avacamp is a new initiative from Avatech that helps the new teams to get ready for the acceleration program.
messaging apps
Iran Supreme Council of Cyberspace is ruling out new regulations for foreign messaging apps and social media platforms. Soon these companies must move their servers inside the country and have a legal representative in Iran.
Clash of Clans
Clash of Clans one of the most popular Supercell MMO strategy games got banned in Iran and has been removed from Cafe Bazaar the biggest local android market. But President Rouhani and Communication Minster might help in lifting Clash of Clans' ban.
demo day
Tehran’s leading startup accelerator Avatech, held its 4th demo day on December 19th, 2016, and gathered local VCs, investors, mentors to showcase its startups.
MTN Irancell
South Africa-based multinational mobile telecommunications company, MTN has managed to extract several million dollars from Iran with the help of European banks. The money was the frozen cash from the 49% owned venture MTN Irancell.
After becoming the second largest Mobile Network Operator in Iran, MTN now wants to invest in e-commerce in the country.
black friday
The story began a year ago when Bamilo started its Black Friday campaign. They ran the campaign this year again and the result... well you should check the social media to see angry people but also see the buzz that they made and the torrent of new visitors on the website.
Avacamp the new initiative from Avatech accelerator is up and running to empower the young generation who are not ready for the acceleration phase but are in need of a pre-acceleration program.
Did you know that out of 79M people in Iran, there are 23M gamers in the country? or did you know Iran's game industry had 153 million dollars revenue in 2015 and it's increasing each year? I guess not.

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