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Israeli Tech puts Iranian Startups in Bind

By Bijan Khajehpour, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Israeli tech puts Iranian ride-hailing startups in bind Iran’s recent decision to once again block Waze, a mobile navigation app developed in Israel, has created a great deal of controversy in the country. The […]

Iranian Startups Thrive Despite Sanctions

Keeping the competition out: Iran startups thrive despite sanctions Low on cash but high on hope, Iran’s technology entrepreneurs are learning to live with revived hostility in the United States and growing suspicion – or worse – from hardliners at home. Their startups and e-commerce apps are flourishing, driven by government infrastructure support and young […]

The Growth of Online Business in Iran

By Behnaz Ranjbar, from Yekpay. Not a day goes by when we don’t hear about the growth of the online businesses and the success of start-ups. But the other side of this coin is the threat that it poses to the traditional market of the country. Although it might take time, it is obvious that […]

Georgian Startups Target Iranian Market

By John Lee. Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency (GITA) has opened a new Iran-Georgia Technology Transfer Office to provide a platform to Georgian startups to develop their business activities to Iran. According to a report from Agenda, GITA said the main aim of the new office is to deepen cooperation between Georgia and Iran and […]

Did Rouhani Ban Film about Jailed Iranian-American Businessman?

By Rohollah Faghihi for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Did Rouhani stop screening of hardline film about jailed Iranian-American? Ever since taking office, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has come under increasing pressure from hard-liners who have been trying to tie his administration to the […]