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Iran Startup Ecosystem at the Crossroads of Immigration

The lifeblood of the Iranian startup ecosystem has been ebbing away, as a large segment of the young workforce employed in the sector have already left the country and those remaining are exploring all channels to find a way out
Iran Startup Ecosystem at the Crossroads of ImmigrationIran Startup Ecosystem at the Crossroads of Immigration

With the Iranian economy in shambles and the shadow of war looming on the horizon, a large segment of the young workforce employed in the Iranian startup ecosystem is mulling immigration.
The lifeblood of the Iranian startup ecosystem has been ebbing away, as many have already left the country and those remaining are exploring all channels to find a way out.
Harsh US sanctions against Tehran have heightened economic upheavals while tensions between Tehran and Washington have surged. These have contributed to a climate of uncertainty, which have dashed the hopes of young Iranians active in the startup ecosystem for an economic turnaround, at least in the near future.
After President Hassan Rouhani was elected for his first term in 2013 and later when the nuclear deal was signed, hope was rekindled in the country.

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