Iranian Entrepreneurship

Deciphering the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Iran and in the Iranian Diaspora

  • Shahamak Rezaei
  • Leo-Paul Dana
  • Veland Ramadani

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Shahamak Rezaei, Léo-Paul Dana, Veland Ramadani
    Pages 1-11
  3. Entrepreneurship and Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Saeed Jafari Moghadam
      Pages 15-39
    3. Seyed Mostafa Razavi, Hamid Padash, Ali Nikoo Nesbati
      Pages 41-53
    4. Zahra Arasti, Neda Bahmani
      Pages 109-137
    5. Jahangir Yadollahi Farsi
      Pages 139-157
    6. Nader Seyyed Amiri, Hamidreza Yazdani, Alireza Kameli
      Pages 159-178
  4. Diaspora and Transnational Entreprenurship

  5. International and Marketing Aspects

About this book


This book presents a comprehensive, state-of-the-art portrait of entrepreneurship and small business management issues in Iran, and among the Iranian Diaspora. The major contributions in this book address topics such as innovation, female entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, migrant entrepreneurship, corporate entrepreneurship, institutional support of entrepreneurial initiatives and more. This book is the outcome of an extensive research endeavor spanning several years and includes the latest contributions from highly respected authors and experts from Iran and beyond.


Corporate entrepreneurship Migrant entrepreneurship Women's entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship policy Persianpreneurs Home-based businesses Iranian startups Entrepreneurial competencies Business regulations in Iran

Editors and affiliations

  • Shahamak Rezaei
    • 1
  • Leo-Paul Dana
    • 2
  • Veland Ramadani
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept of Society and GlobalisationRoskilde University Dept of Society and GlobalisationRoskildeDenmark
  2. 2.GSCM Montpellier Business School MontpellierFrance
  3. 3.South East European Univ TetovoMacedonia

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