You can now see the Iran startup ecosystem at a glance. It takes more than one player to build an ecosystem. From organizations focused on building tech talent to some of the best accelerator programs in the country, Iran’s startup community continues to evolve and grow at a rapid pace. Here’s a snapshot of the community surrounding our entrepreneurs mapped by ILIA\\OPPMAKR Consulting and SWPars Investment Company.
Note: Because our vibrant ecosystem and the startup space overall is continually evolving, we may have missed some organizations or meetup groups. If that’s the case, let us know what we missed in the comments below so that we can keep our map as up-to-date as possible.
Successful Startups in Iran Ecosystem
Digikala: @Digikalacom is a leading e-commerce brand, a fast-growing company and one of the very pioneers of Iranian online retailers which was established in 2006 and now is the most visited online store in the Middle East with a large market share of digital products and consumer electronics in Iran.
Cafe Bazaar: @cafebazaar is a leading consumer internet company in Iran that runs the first and the most popular smartphone application marketplace for Persian speaking countries. They connect millions of smartphone users, advertisers and application developers through our highly scalable and technology-based platforms such as Bazaar app store, Adad mobile advertising network and Divar a platform for classified advertisements.
MamanPaz: @MamanPaz has a network of chefs at home. These housewives cook delicious food and deliver to customers’ doors every day.
TaxiModa: @TaxiModa is the first flash sales site of Iran which offers the latest collection of local and foreign brands in fashion and apparel with discounts.
Tap30: @TAP30_ir is a private cab e-hailing platform providing standard and premium logistics services to companies and individuals.
ZarinPal: @zarinpal is a pioneer online payment gateway in Iran. They are an innovative and motivated company providing fast and reliable payment gateways for local to large-scale businesses.
Milogy: @milogycom is a scientific approach that includes practical methods, psychological Assessments and applied tools Based On gamification to encourage people to achieve their goals and be satisfied with their life. The revenue stream is simple, we sell assessment and challenges and coaching services.
Shafajoo: @shafajoo is the Iran startup which brings a solution in healthcare.
Esam: @esam_ir is an online auction and shopping website in which people and businesses buy and sell a broad variety of goods and services in Iran.
Hesabit: @hesabitcom is a web-based invoicing software that helps you craft beautiful invoices, automatically send payment reminders and get paid faster online.