Shenasa is an Iranian private investment company and an entrepreneurial pacesetting leader. Backed by highly efficient network of private companies, successful start-ups as well as adepts, mentors, and reliable advisors -experienced in industry, academic research and venture capital- our company provides you the data and insight you need in the investment process. We support the latest and greatest innovations and technologies and invest in high growth potential start-ups from A to Z. Relying on more than a decade of experience in various verticals including health tech, lifestyle, information and communication technology and fintech, we achieved a valuable knowledge on startups to scale-up and move forward. Expected partners for further synergy are universities and higher education institutions, foresight centers, peer VC institutions and angel investors.

We invest in enterpreneurs who

Dare to change the world.


Through our framework as a VC investor, we are committed to standing together with our portfolio companies to create value and help them to drive their growth. Thanks to the synergy built between the institutions of our communication network in Pasargad Financial Group and other industrial and academic institutions, the investees can reap the benefits from the special privilege being provided in Shenasa’s portfolio. They also have access to wide-ranging services on investment and management process as below:

  Nurturing and supporting innovation institutions to meet the needs of the country.

  Accelerating and promoting innovation.

  Scouting innovation in businesses and industries.

  Evaluating and valuating the business.

  Providing business clinical services including financial, legal and market.



Identifying innovative business milestones to invest in businesses conducive to growth and providing wealth of resources and capital, besides competent expertise are just a few examples of what is offered for the investees to bloom their business. We strive to improve the society members’ living standards through being committed to professional principles, proper understanding of Iran’s innovation ecosystem, having been learned precious lessons in more than 130 investment experience, and the creation of various innovation institutions. We believe that innovators are those who have found this sustained and positive value creation- our business manifesto.


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Motahari Avenue, Tehran, Iran