By Padraig O'Hannelly.
Iraqi tech start-up Sandoog has won the Iraq round of Arabnet's Start-up Championship.
The company aims to solve local logistical issues using an e-logistics solution that allows merchants to send, track and manage their deliveries, invoices and customer base anywhere in Iraq.
In front of a large audience, startups had five minutes to pitch their business to a panel of judges made up of angel and corporate investors, along with key industry leaders.
The top three businesses, which will be entered into Arabnet's Regional Startup Championship in Beirut, were:
Also taking part and making impressive pitches were Alsaree3, Brsima, Dakakenna, Erbil Delivery, IOT Kids, Sumer Card, and Tabib Baghdad.