EghtesadOnline: Rules announced by the Central Bank of Iran to make one-time password obligatory can help foster the business of e-wallet startups, says a board member of Tehran Chamber of Commerce.
EghtesadOnline: Managers of Post Bank of Iran should put greater focus on promoting smart banking and digital economy by involving fintechs and startups, Information and Communication Technologies Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said in a statement on the occasion of the bank's 24th anniversary on Sunday.
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran has offered 70 trillion rials ($500 million) in loans since the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 21) to help emerging startups and knowledge-based companies flourish, the CBI chief says.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's private and public aviation firms and agencies signed 163 agreements worth 6 trillion rials ($46.15 million) with local knowledge-based companies and startups during a two-day technology event.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian tech firms and startups had a strong showing at the 25th International Telecommunications, Innovations and High Technologies Exhibition, also known as Bakutel 2019, held from Dec. 3-6, in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.
EghtesadOnline: The Energy Ministry has signed agreements with knowledge-based firms and startups in the fields of robotics and industrial automation, deputy for research and human resources at the ministry said.
EghtesadOnline: In a fresh effort to expand the technology ecosystem, Iran National Innovation Fund has offered aid packages to the tune of 200 billion rials ($1.7 million) to startups and tech firms active in East Azarbaijan Province, the head of INIF said on Friday.
EghtesadOnline: Since March 2018, Iran National Innovation Fund has offered loans and aid packages to the tune of 13 trillion rials ($113 million) to Iranian startups and tech firms, a deputy at INIF said on Tuesday.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian government and state funds are backing local tech firms and startups to participate in Bakutel 2019.
EghtesadOnline: The southern Iranian port city of Bushehr will house a technology tower by February 2020, as part of the tech authorities' joint efforts to support startups and knowledge-based companies.