Every week we’ll be bringing you the highlights of Iran’s tech scene in the past week. In this week, we covered President’s Rouhani’s comments on Internet censorship, government’s support of knowledge-based companies, Central Bank of Iran’s interference to stop USSD payments and Samsung’s dilemma in Iran.
Think about a tourism startup that more than two million travelers used its service since 2016, with a growth rate of over 10,000% in terms of the number of baskets in one year. Flightio is the story of friendship and three cofounders’ cooperation, whose initial experiences were not successful. However, in the end, it was those experiences and their friendship that led to a 200-billion Toman valuation, according to the cofounders.