The Iranian Modern Business Company (IMBCO) was established 6 years ago which is considered one of the main e-commerce players in Iran’s startup scene having NetBarg, Chilivery and Tik8 in its portfolio.
During a press conference, Iran's Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technology announced that the ministry is granting low-interest loans to startups and is providing special facilities to provincial accelerators.
Wikipedia has a fast growing competitor now, and it’s called Everipedia. The website, as the founders call it is a "thugged-out Wikipedia" which is a crowdsourced encyclopedia and knowledge aggregator. Here’s TechRasa’s interview with two of the co-founders of Everipedia.