Opportunities and threats for Iran to enter the blockchain technology market

NikZadSoheil Nikzad
Marketing Director at PersianGIG.com

Bitcoin and Blockchain technology at a glance

If we are asked how much we trust somebody, the answer would probably be a collection of sentences which expresses our mental estimations about his/her possible reactions in different situations. Now if the question is solely about financial issues, we would be able to determine a specific monetary amount so that his/her honesty and truth could be trustable in less amounts. Now picture an algorithm allowing us to put a part of your trust towards somebody in a pyx, lock it with a key without worrying about any leakage and deliver it to your trustee so he/she can trust on the first audience based on your trust. This way a considerable amount of existing trust among people in small and/or large social networking communities will stream as specified volumes of wealth, commodity, consensus or any other exchangeable valuable roles flow. Thus people can trade, measure, protect or transfer a part of valuable phenomena, which they trust their credibility, in deals. We may lose just a little bit of technical details if we say Bitcoin and its newborn virtual currency family are working like this. Continue reading “Opportunities and threats for Iran to enter the blockchain technology market”

Online transactions in Iran

Online Transactions in Iran Based on statistics provided by the Central Bank of Iran Spring 2016

Introduction

This report provides statistics, facts and market data related to e-commerce in Iran. The data has been provided by ECM (E-Commerce Monitor) with statistics conducted by the Central Bank of Iran in the spring of 2016. The following report is exclusively distributed through TechRasa.com. TechRasa’s task is to expose the activities of Iran’s startup ecosystem with the vision of empowering and inspiring Iranian entrepreneurs. TechRasa aims to give startups the international exposure they need and to help promote Iranian entrepreneurs to become global stakeholders. The months and the years in this report are all associated with the Iranian calendar‌ since the data from the Central Bank of Iran was suited for the domestic use. The months in this reports start from spring as the Persian year usually starts on March 21st. To find out more about the Persian calendar please refer to this article. – Note that the financial figures in this report are in USD, converted from Iranian Rial. Continue reading “Online transactions in Iran”

Iran Mobile Transactions (USSD) Statistics

USSD is the popular channel for mobile payment and mobile banking in Iran. but central bank of Iran will change the user experience of this channel from 22 September 2016. this report can give you some perspective about popular channel until September!

Iran Mobile Transactions (USSD) Statistics Based on statistics provided by the Central Bank of Iran Spring 2016.

Introduction

This report provides statistics, facts and market data related to e-commerce in Iran. The data has been provided by ECM (E-Commerce Monitor) with statistics conducted by the Central Bank of Iran in the spring of 2016. The following report is exclusively distributed through TechRasa.com. TechRasa’s task is to expose the activities of Iran’s startup ecosystem with the vision of empowering and inspiring Iranian entrepreneurs. TechRasa aims to give startups the international exposure they need and to help promote Iranian entrepreneurs to become global stakeholders. The months and the years in this report are all associated with the Iranian calendar‌ since the data from the Central Bank of Iran was suited for the domestic use. Continue reading “Iran Mobile Transactions (USSD) Statistics”

about Hamijoo an online crowdfunding site that aims to help Iranian artistic and film projects

Hamijoo.com
Founded by Mohammad Noresi

Hamijoo is an online crowdfunding site that aims to help Iranian artistic and film projects – much like Indiegogo. In an economy struggling with international sanctions, Hamijoo tries to find an alternative way to support art and culture.

Its founder, Mohammad Noresi, is a 28-year-old graduate of biomedical engineering. He has previously worked on a number of failed tech startups but this latest project has quickly proved itself. Within two months of its launch, Noresi has had to taken on three new workers and is seeking to employ more staff. Continue reading “about Hamijoo an online crowdfunding site that aims to help Iranian artistic and film projects”

TOSAN Techno in the Middle East largest smart card, payment and identification exhibition

TOSAN Techno in the Middle East largest smart card, payment and identification exhibition

The largest smart card, payment and identification exhibition in the Middle East where over 10,000 visitors meet 300 exhibitions. TOSAN Techno was one of the companies from IRAN that has participated in this exhibition. The most important focuses of this presence was as follow:
– The introduction of enterprise payments and cards solutions.
– Presentation of new payments and cards products.
– Meeting with partners and developing the business in the Middle East especially exporting VTM.
– Developing market out of IRAN. Continue reading “TOSAN Techno in the Middle East largest smart card, payment and identification exhibition”

Iran’s Banking IT Companies programs for FinTech startups

Shahab Javanmardi CEO of Fanap co. several times has said that once Fanap was a startup company that today is transformed into a large one. When they started, the term startup was not common in Persian language and traditional notion of large state-owned companies. Trading was active in the private sector, according to an unwritten rule, production was transferred to the public sector, but turn that information technology was the next two largest state-owned companies, also began slowly properties. “System Group” were almost the first Company that began in the late 1970s. Although the people in private companies could establish good interaction with characters, apparently attributes FinTech startups have in the future and try to understand the current direction of Iran FinTech, have a stake in it. This is exactly the process that took Fintech the world’s major banks to start-up and instead is opposed to the idea of interaction. However, it seems that banks are ahead of bank information technology companies, and currently there is no place in this arena is not banked. TrigUp presentation ceremony was held in the past week. This report will look at the four companies and their attempt to Fintech startups. Continue reading “Iran’s Banking IT Companies programs for FinTech startups”