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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 03, 2016 Akbar Hashemi

Honari website and application ( is an online place for learning different arts, preparing required materials and tools and sharing artworks. Amir Fattah Zadeh, its founder, has talked to us about this startup.

Is Honari institution online or exhibition?

Jun 28, 2016 Akbar Hashemi

We have chosen this name “Modiseh” because it has the word “mod” (fashion) and the name of one of Isfahan villages which is pronounced “Modiseh”. In this way we included Iranian approach in our brand. On the other hand because internet includes searching and navigating, this name reminds us of “Odyssey”, the hero of Greek epics and stories. We wanted to choose a name with strong meaning. Modiseh online store is launched based on 50-year experience of Golestan trade group and audience needs. This group works in the field of food, automobile and charity.

Jun 26, 2016 Akbar Hashemi

Startups are not made merely for success; they are made to improve the evolutionary process of learning. This time Paresh accelerator and Avatech work together and form startup pre-accelerating camp for those interested so that best environment for startups is provided and learning happens. In this innovative camp, designers, innovators, engineers and business owners gather together and share their experience. Startups need talented and able work force, enough knowledge and training instead of financial needs.

Jun 26, 2016 Akbar Hashemi

Tabassom Latifi has employed housewives and launches a startup that delivers home foods to people who are not at home most of the time or don’t want to cook.

Who are your testers? Are they food experts?

Jun 26, 2016 Akbar Hashemi

Third panel of Iran Silicon summit is panel of “innovative management methods in innovative companies” which was held first day with presence of Shahab Javanmardi, Fanap CEO, Masood Gudarzi, deputy of strategic planning and development of Golrang industrial group, Ali Hojjat, active researcher in Germany at Samsung Electronics, and Arsalan Mahtafar, with more than 10 year experience in advising about innovation in North America, and with leadership of Reza Kalantari Nejad, director of Shezan.

300 billion Tomans capital venture in Golrang

Jun 25, 2016 Akbar Hashemi


A girl born in 1362 who founded the first Iranian electronic supermarket in her own room in 1388; now she works in a four-floor building in Saadat Abad as the CEO of one of the best sites for group discount, i. e.Takhfif Arman Iranian company that is known as Takhfifan. The value of her company is more than 10 million dollars. We had an interview with her which is as follows:

It appears that you’ve come back from Canada. Was it for business or leisure?

It was for leisure but I visited some startup companies too.

Do you like Canada for living?

Jun 25, 2016 Akbar Hashemi

Until yesterday young people had the dream of Silicon Valley. A Valley in farthest part of the world, in which most powerful companies like Apple, Asus, EB, Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and etc. are located. They dreamed about people like Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, Matt Mullenweg and others and wanted to work with those people. But today they can meet a person who has built an Iranian Silicon Valley here in Tehran: Hessam Armandehi who is a man with sneakers.

A young person who has left Chalmers University in Sweden and come back to Iran in 1388.

Jun 22, 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.


Jun 22, 2016 Akbar Hashemi