By: Trends Editorial Team

In Trends’ first issue, we will be covering Iran’s technology sector. Iran has made great progress in terms of scientific growth, especially in the tech sector, in the past couple of decades and is now considered a leader, not only in the region, but also globally. While the launch of new start-ups and the survival of the existing ones have been negatively impacted by the US-imposed sanctions, the technology ecosystem is still evolving and has had 41.5 million USD in investments in the past 12 months alone.