EghtesadOnline: The Bank of Industry and Mine (BIM) said it funded some 210 knowledge-based companies and startups in the country since last year.
EghtesadOnline: The state-backed Omid Entrepreneurship Fund has paid 28 trillion rials ($112 million) in loans to small- and medium-sized enterprises, knowledge-based companies and startups since the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 2020).
EghtesadOnline: Tehran’s stock market will host the initial public offer for the country’s second largest Iranian ride-hailing company, Tap30, in the coming weeks. It will be the first of its kind to go public.
EghtesadOnline: Following the example of Tehran, major Iranian cities such as Qom, Karaj and Shiraz are also investing in technology centers, which are expected to boost their startup ecosystems.
EghtesadOnline: A local startup ejob plans to assist the economically constrained by putting employers in touch with workers with an innovative twist.
EghtesadOnline: Qazvin hosted a tech and startup event on Thursday as part of efforts by the organizer of Iran Web and Mobile Festival to promote fledgling firms based outside Tehran.
EghtesadOnline: In line with the state-backed policy to accelerate the growth of knowledge-based firms and startup ecosystems in Iran, cheap loans will be offered to eligible companies and emerging enterprises in less-developed villages.
EghtesadOnline: Iran Post Company and a local startup Alopeyk have forged an agreement as per which postal services will be modernized and get more user-friendly.
EghtesadOnline: A tourism startup accelerator was launched on Tuesday by Iran’s Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and Tourism (RICHT) in cooperation with Allameh Tabataba'i University to support companies active in the gradually growing sector.
EghtesadOnline: A new startup has been launched in Tehran that makes building construction a tad easier by connecting landowners, project managers, engineers, and contractors through a user-friendly online platform.