Iranian Startups and Applications

Iranian Startups and Applications

During the recent years, thriving on Iran’s growing ICT ecosystem, startups have observed a significant boom both in their number and revenue. From ride-hailing services to food delivery services, small businesses have sprout up from each and every corner.
Financial Tribune has covered Iranian Startups extensively during the past three years. Following is a directory of businesses that the Tribune has reported on.

  • Major Startup Debuts Ride-Sharing in Tehran
    09/13/2018
    In a bid to expand its market and hoping to gain a competitive edge in Iran’s saturated transportation sector, one of the country’s leading startups, Tap30 has introduced a real-time ride-sharing...
  • High-Profile Merger in Iran Startup Ecosystem
    09/08/2018
    Two Iranian startup accelerators Avatech and Shezan, along with shared office space provider Zavie Co and startups consultancy agency Noava, have been merged and will operate under the name Hamava...
  • Tourism Increasingly Featuring in Mobile Government App
    08/20/2018
    Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization is gradually expanding the tourism services it is offering via a newly developed mobile government application. "We have an office...
  • Health Ministry Engages With Startups
    08/15/2018
    Iran’s health minister held a meeting on Sunday with managers of startups active in the field of healthcare, discussing ways to further expand mutual collaborations, while acknowledging the current...
  • Get Your Car Serviced With a Few Taps
    08/09/2018
    A local startup named PitStop has launched a GPS-based smartphone application, assisting motorists to find nearby automobile repair shops. The app which is also dubbed PitStop, based on users’...
  • Smart Solution for School Management
    08/01/2018
    An Iranian startup named ‘Hamkelasi’ (literally means ‘classmate’) has unveiled a smart platform intending to facilitate schools’ management and students’ enrollment. The smart system operating...
  • 06/30/2018
    In light of the recent rise in fertility problems and childrearing challenges, the need to come up with proper counsel has reached an all-time high, and channels through which those guidelines...
  • Carpooling is gaining traction with Iranian users.
    06/21/2018
    With a green agenda in mind, several Iranian startups have started offering carpooling services, among which a Tehran-based team "Hampasho" has managed to gain over 10,000 active users so far....
  • A wide range of organic products can be purchased online.
    06/20/2018
    Iranian companies are trying to follow suit and catch up with the global trend of promoting and offering organic food products, with several startups connecting consumers directly with producers...
  • The startup weekend is scheduled for July.
    06/13/2018
    University of Tehran’s Virtual School of Medical Sciences is set to hold a startup weekend in late July, which is to be focused on the application of information technology to healthcare issues....
  • Following eco-friendly policies, Mehmano uses packages made of biodegradable materials.
    06/11/2018
    A domestic startup is offering food services to Tehran citizens planning parties or holding ceremonies. Firms and cultural bodies can also take advantage of the services for holding conferences....
  • Each farmer owns a personal page on Keshmoon’s website, featuring pictures of their houses and farms.
    06/09/2018
    Taking eco-friendly measures, Iranian startup Keshmoon based in South Khorasan Province has ventured on building a direct bridge between saffron farmers and consumers. According to the firm's...
  • Purchase Herbs, Spices With a Few Clicks
    05/30/2018
    A fledgling Iranian startup named Attarmart based in the northeastern city of Mashhad is seeking to carve out a niche for itself in Iran’s herbs and spices market. The startup’s name is a mash-up...
  • Iranian Startup Boosting Value Added Services
    05/28/2018
    Iranian startup SMS.ir has unveiled a new customer relations management platform that can assist firms with offering value-added services (VAS). Requiring a user verification code, the framework...
  • Auto Startup Offers  to Uplift Urban Life
    05/27/2018
    A local startup has been launched to offer on-demand automotive services to residents of Tehran. The business aims to save the citizen’s time in the city’s traffic-clogged streets by coming to one...
  • Fidibook is priced at 5.49 million rials ($130).
    05/05/2018
    Iranian entrepreneurs have made inroads into the e-book reader industry, offering Persian speakers the chance to read texts on demand in their mother tongue for the very first time in e-reader...
  • Soroush and Bale are the first local messenger apps that have been removed from the App Store.
    04/09/2018
    Apple has removed two messenger apps developed by Iranian programmers from the company's iOS App Store. Soroush and Bale are the out-of-luck apps targeted by Apple this time around. Apple has been...
  • Pet owners can browse through a variety of animal supplies and pet accessories and place an order online.
    04/07/2018
    An innovative startup dubbed "Petia" allows pet owners to check the products of pet stores nearby and order commodities online.  The startup has launched a location-based app which allows pet...
  • Fuel Delivery Service in Tehran
    03/07/2018
    Tehran Municipality has launched an on-demand fuel delivery service. According to Ehsan Jafari-Tabar, executive manager of the project, the service, available through the mobile app 'Pido', is...
  • Local Application for College Students
    01/29/2018
    A local startup has launched a service that aims to help university students deal with their...
  • On the website, you can view an interactive graph  of startups and their relation with investors and accelerators.
    01/27/2018
    A new service has been launched named NopaHub (fledglings’ hub in Persian) which...
  • Iranian App to Help Track Stock Market Activities
    01/20/2018
    Targeting Iranian stock traders and investors, the local startup ‘Raahkar’ (meaning solution...  
  • Share Music Through Navagram
    01/13/2018
    A new social media platform named Navagram has been launched by an Iranian startup...
  • Customers receive the ingredients and the recipe at their door.
    01/13/2018
    A new startup named ‘Tazeh Paz’ (cook fresh) has been launched in Tehran which helps...
  • Local startup Matab Visit offers appointments with medical practioners.
    12/16/2017
    Startup culture is booming in Iran and Internet-based services are infiltrating all facets...

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