Reza Ghiabi is an Opportunity Maker

He is an Iranian entrepreneur, community builder, investor, and ethnographer, specialized in business model design and growth.

Reza Ghiabi at TEDxCannes

Reza Ghiabi explains Effectual Reasoning in 3 minutes! Watch this short video to understand how opportunity makers like Reza create social impact.

Reza Ghiabi at Tehran Creative Mornings

What happens when you lose so much that you have nothing else to lose? Here's Reza's journey to hell and back that made him an entrepreneur.

Reza writes on his Virgool blog in Farsi

Read Reza Ghiabi's "4 Seasons of Opportunity Making" as a series of articles on his Virgool profile in Farsi.

Reza Ghiabi at Dialogue Podcast

Hamed Jafari deep dived into Reza's experience and personality. In a one hour "Dialogue" they discussed so many topics from work to life advice.

Reza Ghiabi at Tehran Creative Mornings

Watch Reza's 10 minutes talk about understanding the infinite game we are all in at the one year celebration of Tehran Creative Mornings.

Oppmakr Heroes

The Oppmakr Heroes network is a for community by community, series of events that brings some amazing people who embraced Reza’s ideas and philosophies together.

What is Happening?

Know more about the latest activities of Reza and the organizations he is in. You can find a hand full of opportunities to get involved with here.

Oppmakr Blog

Reza writes about his latest findings, observations, and experiences for those who want to thrive. His blog also contains the newest innovation trends if you can read between the lines.


Reza's unconventional and innovative views have earned him to work with an array of leaders and organizations. Reza's mission is to provide capital, community, and culture for innovation.

Reza Ghiabi

Born and based in Tehran, Ghiabi is the founder and Director of the Oppmakr Institute —a think and action tank to enable growth opportunities via digital transformation. The institute began in 2005 as a consulting and implementation firm, where business wisdom and practical ways to get the job done converged. Today, the institute provides insight, funds, and social network for its members where they need it, from Iran to Syria and Switzerland.
Oppmakr Institue is Reza on an organizational level! The Oppmakr Igniters who share the same vision with him are helping Middle East's innovative organizations. If you wish to work with Reza, this is where you want to connect with. Visit our website here.