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How US Sanctions will impact Iranian Startups

By Alireza Ramezani for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. On May 8, US President Donald Trump finally carried out his threat to pull out of the nuclear deal with Iran. Agreed on by Iran and six world powers back in 2015, the Joint Comprehensive […]

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 […]