As the R&D manager of a fast-growing semiconductor start-up, I spend a lot of time selecting candidates for my team. These days, we regularly receive very good applications from Iranians but we wonder if it’s wise to hire them. Do you know if they can work on government projects? How do other tech companies deal with this?
We’ve been talking to VC’s for months for our series A round and no results have yet been achieved. Although our business case is considered very strong, it is not possible to convince investors. The most important reason for this is the suspicion of trade restrictions that the US has imposed on Iran.