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Akbar Hashemi

Sheypoor is an application which help users find what they want and need. Reza Arbabian, founder and CEO of Sheypoor, talks about Sheypoor plans and this market.

You lived in Canada. Why did you come back to Iran?

When I was 14, I went to Canada with my family. Two years later, my family came back to Iran and I stayed there alone. I got my M.A. there.

How old are you and what is your major?

I’m 34. My bachelor degree is in economy and I got my M.A. in MBA.

How did Sheypoor start?

Jul 27, 2016 Akbar Hashemi

Rezazadeh says that he wouldn’t be successful if he entered other fields like games, because he had to compete with companies in Silicon Valley; in terms of human resource and financial investment. On the other hand, he knew that only 10% of apps in App Store can succeed and he and his team wanted to be one of them. They tried so hard and negotiated with important websites and news agencies in the field of IT before they offered their app. They tried to be introduced through these agencies. Many of websites didn’t even reply their emails.

Jul 27, 2016 Akbar Hashemi

When you go to Ferdowsi Avenue and Kooshk Street, you face many nostalgic names. The Kooshk mansion is located there which was the home of Shaghaghi Family and now it becomes an art house which is under the supervision of Cultural Heritage Administration.

Aranyk office is placed there which sells different handicrafts. This is the business of a girl named Narges Shayegh. We had a talk with her.

When you were a child, who did you want to become?

I always wanted to be a businesswoman and have a big business.

Jul 26, 2016 Akbar Hashemi

Here we talk about the opportunities and threats after big companies like Ebay and Amazon enter Iran. Nowdays a new chapter is opened for Iranian startups. Hamidreza Ahmadi. Founder of Ivand, Hadi Farnood, founder of Kamva, and Majid Kasiri, founder of Akhbare Rasmi, talked about this issue.

Jamili: startups didn’t experience the period before sanctions and they are established during sanctions. Is it a good division?

Farnood: it depends on how we define startup. If we consider it a small company which can develop, then old companies can be startup too.

Jul 26, 2016 Akbar Hashemi

We had heard that one of the biggest venture investors in Iran invested on “Shezan” startup and this startup had signed a cooperation agreement with a Belarusian company. In this regard, we met Dr. Reza Kalantari Nejad, founder of Shezan, talked about his business.

 

Tell us more about Shezan?

Jul 16, 2016 Akbar Hashemi

Hamnet is an event which started its activities in 1394 with the initiative of Isfahan Elite Foundation and with the chairman of Dr. Shaghayegh Haghjoo. During this one-year period, three Hamnet event are held. This event tries to recognize villagers’ abilities and use capacities provided by web space in order to contribute to promotion and stability of villages and increase contribution of villages in economy of country. First of all in this report the differences and similarities between Hamnet and other events of startup ecosystem are mentioned.

 

Jul 14, 2016 Akbar Hashemi

Internet businesses are new businesses that are apparently profitable and easy but when you start this kind of business, you face many problems and barriers. Development of electronic businesses and making money in this way have made people who have ideas, more hopeful these days. This is the time that each person talks about his/her idea and tries to run a business.

Jul 14, 2016 Akbar Hashemi

Ali and Mostafa Amiri started their business with 5 million Tomans and now they are thinking of 2-billion-Tomans turnover per day.

Amiri brothers have founded Zarrin Pal which is a portal for internet payment. Here we interview with them.

What are the most important competitors of Zarrin Pal in Iran market?

Our competitors are PSPs but we are the first in our field.

Which companies are your most important competitors besides PSPs?

Jahan Pay, Pay Line, and Pars Pal.

Is your competition positive or negative?

Jul 05, 2016 Akbar Hashemi

Mohammadreza Mohseni is the founder and CEO of advertising center of Peik Bartar and iBartar startup. He talks about everything from offline publications to the future of this field. Here is the interview with Mr. Mohseni.

You entered media and press in 1386 when seven years had been passed from the launch of Peik Bartar. What did cause you to enter this field?

Jul 05, 2016 Akbar Hashemi

Here we talk about the opportunities and threats after big companies like Ebay and Amazon enter Iran. Nowdays a new chapter is opened for Iranian startups. Hamidreza Ahmadi. Founder of Ivand, Hadi Farnood, founder of Kamva, and Majid Kasiri, founder of Akhbare Rasmi, talked about this issue.

Jamili: startups didn’t experience the period before sanctions and they are established during sanctions. Is it a good division?

Farnood: it depends on how we define startup. If we consider it a small company which can develop, then old companies can be startup too.

Jul 03, 2016 Akbar Hashemi

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