Iran

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque in Naqsh-e Jahan Square, Isfahan, Iran. Image Credit: Shutterstock

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Entrepreneurship

Indian Muslim Entrepreneurs Network co-founder Tausif Malik stands with the inaugural participants of the national Muslim Spelling Bee in the US

Towards a global Muslim startup ecology: 11 most innovative Asian Muslim startups

This article was written by Dustin Craun, founder and executive editor of Ummah Wide.
Feb 12, 2016

The Persian dream: An in-depth look at the Iranian startup scene

Geektime speaks with entrepreneur Parsa Ghaffari about the unrealized potential of Iran’s startup ecosystem and what it will take to fulfill it - with and without [Read More...]
May 26, 2015
Entrepreneurship in Iran. Image Credit: Shutterstock

Your inside look at Iran’s emerging startup scene

A casual flick through the news will reveal how little we know about business in Iran. But Tehran’s startups are accelerating at an unusually fast pace
Oct 11, 2014

Industry

MENA is hot for travel startups

For someone who’s been around the region, it’s clear that MENA as a whole tells an exciting story of growth that is waiting to be discovered
Jun 27, 2015

5 unlikely startup hubs outside Silicon Valley

Flyover country no more. These emerging tech hubs could soon give Silicon Valley a run for its money
Nov 11, 2014

Innovation

She was the world’s first Muslim woman in space. Now she’s helping bring more people online

Anousheh Ansari is a computer scientist, an entrepreneur, and the first Muslim woman to go to space – not to mention the 1st woman to do so using her own funds
Oct 11, 2015

5 unlikely startup hubs outside Silicon Valley

Flyover country no more. These emerging tech hubs could soon give Silicon Valley a run for its money
Nov 11, 2014

Internet

10 major languages Google Translate needs and where you can find them now

From India to Ethiopia, Google is challenged by a few apps, independent websites and even Microsoft in the free machine translation game.
Sep 22, 2016

It’s 2014 and the Internet is shutting down

WhatsApp's restriction in Iran is part of a growing worldwide trend
May 05, 2014

News

The General Authority of Civil Aviation was hit hard by the hackers. Photo Credit: GACA

Saudi government computers fried by ‘Shamoon 2’ malware

No one has claimed or assigned responsibility yet and Iran is, as usual, the main suspect
Dec 03, 2016

Iranian startup Snapp scoops up $22.3 million investment from ZA-based MTN to boost ride-sharing in the Islamic Republic

South African MTN was the sole investor, expanding its already pervasive interests in Iran's telecommunications industry
Oct 10, 2016

Security

Lists

Indian Muslim Entrepreneurs Network co-founder Tausif Malik stands with the inaugural participants of the national Muslim Spelling Bee in the US

Towards a global Muslim startup ecology: 11 most innovative Asian Muslim startups

This article was written by Dustin Craun, founder and executive editor of Ummah Wide.
Feb 12, 2016

Transportation

Iranian startup Snapp scoops up $22.3 million investment from ZA-based MTN to boost ride-sharing in the Islamic Republic

South African MTN was the sole investor, expanding its already pervasive interests in Iran's telecommunications industry
Oct 10, 2016

Venture Capital

5 unlikely startup hubs outside Silicon Valley

Flyover country no more. These emerging tech hubs could soon give Silicon Valley a run for its money
Nov 11, 2014