EghtesadOnline: Amsterdam-based business International Internet Investment Coöperatief (IIIC) is planning to invest €38 million in Iranian tech firm Hezar Dastan Holdings owner of Café Bazaar (major local Android app market) and Divar (online classified ads service).
EghtesadOnline: Financial sanctions have in a sense been good for Iranian companies, they have allowed time for local companies to develop their own technological skills and boost local job creation. After all, necessity is the mother of invention.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani in the first meeting of Iran's 12th government, stressed on attracting foreign investment and technology into the country to boom the economy.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian and South Korean private companies signed 10 Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) in the field of transferring technology.
EghtesadOnline: The Nigerian government and Iranian Embassy representatives in Abuja have voiced interest in building a closer technology partnership.
EghtesadOnline: Iran says it considers cooperating with Russia in the field of new technologies as its priority.
EghtesadOnline: The Sri Lanka government and Iran’s envoy to that country signed two memoranda of understanding to boost mutual cooperation in the fields of science and technology.
EghtesadOnline: The first Iran-Italy Science, Technology, and Innovation Forum will be held April 19-20 in Tehran and will include lectures and workshops on several emerging research sectors.
EghtesadOnline: It can and must be said that 2016 was indeed a transformative year for Iran's telecommunications, tech and startup industries as it embarks on the path to maturity with effectiveness.
EghtesadOnline: Iran Trade Promotion Organization and International Trade Center (ITC), an specialized agency of the United Nations Conference on Trade signed a memorandum of understanding on technology cooperation.