The Barkat Ventures as a knowledge-based institute is established as the Imam's Command's Executive arm is in the development of knowledge-based economy. Our mission is creation and expansion of the ecosystem and infrastructure for the development of knowledge and knowledge-based activities of scholars in the country based on Islamic-Iranian models. In this regard, we have relied on and made use of the potential of domestic scientists and experts, the use of global experience and knowledge, and effective cooperation with institutions active in the field of science, technology and economics.
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The Vice Presidency for Science and Technology can be considered as the most recent institutions of the Islamic Revolution of Iran in the field of scientific progress and development, which was established in 2006 and approved by the Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution in order to support and strengthen the scientific and research activities of the country's elites.
Barekat Pharmaceutical Group, with the goal of developing specialist drug technologies and addressing the basic needs of the country, has succeeded in commercializing the knowledge-based products to make an effective contribution to the market of this strategic product.
Ninix startup is a startup that has been active in smart infant care gadgets field since 95. The product of this startup is a smart gadget or device called the Ninix that attaches to infant’s abdomen near the navel. It controls vital symptoms such as breathing rate, body temperature, body moisture and sleeping state. That is, the same factors that affect sudden infant death syndrome. This startup achieved for the first time in Iran in 1395, the premier IOTEC conference team at Amir Kabir University. The smart baby control tool has gone through the first phase of mass production. This year, the Startup has made it into the Top 1500 list of the world's top 20 ideas of the Worldwide Startup Bootcamp in London.
Hoom is a startup that has been working in the field of IoT since 1396. The initial idea revolved around the smart door. The product of this startup is a smart door opener that allows you to open your parking lot door via mobile and provides access to this platform. With the support of Hardtec Accelerator, the Hoom team gained good experience working in the field of IoT and, after suffering several failures and efforts, was able to produce a product that was welcomed by the market. Hoom was ranked first in the DMOND IOT Pitches event. It was also among the top 8 startups in Iran among more than 600 startups at the Sid Stars event. And it has been able to attract another investor.
The Luxin startup was formed in Ordibehesht 1394, at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of Amirkabir University of Technology. After many years of Luxin activities in IoT and smart home field, this startup has become a successful electronics manufacturer in Iran. Luxin is one of the first smart home brands in the world to use LoRa wireless technology to develop smart home products. The company has had several rounds of fundraising in its growth and has hired a large number of in-house specialists. In addition to its financial success in commercializing Iranian-made technologies, the company was selected as one of the top 10 Iranian startups in the biggest stage startup competition in Iran.
The Hamian team began its business as an online platform for managing loan funds in early 2009 and released its first version in March of that year. With features added to Hamian over the course of its activity, the system has become the first and most complete online lending fund management platform. So far, despite the many challenges and the low age of the Fintech (financial technology) industry in Iran, in less than six months of operation, it has hosted more than 2 billion USD turnover, 6,000 active installations, 1,000 transactional funds and 6,000 active users.
Ba Salam is an interactive platform for connecting without intermediaries of domestic, rural and very small businesses to final consumers. By focusing on domestic, traditional and local products from all over Iran, Ba Salam has provided new sustainable revenues for households across the country on the one hand, and on the other hand, has provided access to healthy, authentic and non-industrial products for its users. Currently, Ba Salam has more than 3,000 booths as suppliers from all over Iran, offering more than 40,000 products.
The idea of manufacturing an oxygen-making machine started in the year 1396 in the center of growth of Sharif University and after the R & D and experience of producing various samples in 1395, he obtained a license to build a medical equipment office. Within six months, this product has gained 5% of the market share of the domestic oxygen maker products and plans to increase its market share by 10% over the next six months. In addition, the company's development program is the development of portable oxygen maker devices on one side and sleep disorder devices (C-PAP and BIPP) on the other side. The value of this business has increased by 10 times during less than 1 year of operation.
"Silk Road Solution" is a comprehensive platform that helps foreign tourists to research, plan, and purchase their tourism services to travel to Iran. The idea of this business was formed in 1393 due to a university project at the Faculty of Management of Sharif University and "Silk Road Solution" was born in Bahman 1393. After four years of ups and downs, two successful Pivot (successful strategy change), attracting three investment rings and attracting more than 4,500 tourists to Iran, "Silk Road Solution" has become a well-established and successful business maximizing market share fast. Based on the experience of the past, now "Silk Road Solution" not only considers itself to be the leader of Iran's online inbound tourism market, it also thinks about expanding beyond the borders of Iran.
Sarina Mobile Solutions Company (phone pay), as an active mobile payment start-up, is considered a convenient alternative to traditional payment methods, began negotiations with Tehran Taxi Organization in Ordibehesht of 1396. Since the beginning of Tir, the company started its activity as a leading provider of payment via QR code physically in Vanak Terminal Taxis in Tehran. Since August 1397, with the participation of the Barekat Knowledge-based foundation, phone pay activities took place more vigorously.
The slowdown is very pronounced, and a lot of investors are quite anxious,” says Liu Yuan, managing director of Beijing-based ZhenFund. “We haven’t identified the next big platform in China yet after mobile internet, while the latter has already changed how we live, commute, order meals and shop.
The CFA program is one of the world's most comprehensive non-academic financial documents. The program consists of three separate exams, and individuals can introduce themselves as degree holders after completing all three levels. The CFA program places great emphasis on ethical and professional standards. At all three levels of this institute's exams, this topic falls within the framework of important exam topics.
Investment of a credible company on a startup in the value chain domain is one of the best investment models. Because the current resources of the company and the startup capacities in the future provide the basis for the growth of both entities.
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