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Careem Expands into Mosul

By John Lee. Dubai-based Careem has reportedly launched its ride-hailing services in Mosul. According to a report from Arabian Business, the company plans to roll out its full suite of services in the future. Careem entered the Iraqi market in January 2018; it was bought by Uber for $3.1 billion in March 2019. More here. […]

Seedstars Baghdad chooses Top 3 Startups in Iraq

Seedstars World, the largest seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, hosted its Iraq round this Friday, at The Station, where 8 selected startups were invited to present their companies in front of the local jury panel. The local winners were chosen for their innovative sustainable solutions on their different fields. The […]

Careem extends service to Basra

By John Lee. Ride-hailing service Careem has reportedly started operations in Basra. According to The National, the company, which currently operates in Baghdad and Najaf, also has a pilot project in Erbil. Careem entered the Iraqi market in January 2018, and was bought by Uber for $3.1 billion in March 2019. (Source: The National)

Iraq’s First Tech Conference highlights Huge Potential

By Padraig O’Hannelly. More than 100 guests gathered at the Babylon Hotel in Baghdad on Tuesday to attend Iraq’s first Tech Conference. Hosted by the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) and chaired by Ashley Goodall, the event brought together the leading companies involved in the technology sector in Iraq to discuss how the power of […]