From Five One Invest. Re-published with permission by Iraq Business News. ECOSYSTEM OVERVIEW The Iraqi startup ecosystem started with a bang this year. In Q1 of 2022, we witnessed an unprecedented $10.5M investment round (Baly) and $5M (TipTop). The excitement revolved not only around investment value but also around the investor profile. Specifically, Baly's round […]
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By Hassan Jivraj for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's tech ecosystem offers bright spot for private sector Despite numerous regional and country-specific challenges, Iraqi start-ups had a good year. Click here to read the full article.
From Five One Labs. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. As part of its Speaker Series titled "Insider Perspective on Women Entrepreneurs in Iraq", 51 Labs has hosted a webinar with: Khadija Abdul-Nabi from Ya Khadijah Zahra Shah from Iraqi Innovators […]
SPARK and Startups Without Borders are hosting the Startups On The Move networking events, a series of ecosystem events happening in June, to connect entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds with key ecosystem players in the Middle East. The events are part of the Startups on the Move incubation programme, launched with support from Google.org, which involves […]
From 51 Labs: Five One Labs and AUK Collaborate to Provide Entrepreneurs a Community in Duhok In a panel discussion at The American University of Kurdistan in Duhok, Five One Labs and AUK announced a partnership with AUK hosting our organization for a long-term program for students and entrepreneurs in Duhok. This partnership will support […]
From 51 Labs: It is our utmost pleasure to see entrepreneurs thrive! With the generous support of USAID, we concluded the 2022 Incubator for Creators program with a Startup Demo Day event. At the end of the event, three of the participating startups won seed funding prizes totaling $30,000 that would help them push their […]
Five One Invest presented a very informative webinar this week on the state of investments in Iraq. The session hosted Laura Khudairi from Iraq Tech Ventures and Rawaz Rauf from Euphrates Ventures, who discussed the startup landscape, investment opportunities, and investor activity in Iraq.
Five One Invest has announced its upcoming webinar - The State of Investments in Iraq. The session will host Laura Khudairi from Iraq Tech Ventures and Geoffrey Batt from Euphrates Ventures. It will tackle the startup landscape, investment opportunities, and investor activity in Iraq. Wednesday, January 26th, 2022 at 4 pm (Iraqi time) Click here to register
Five One Labs, a start-up incubator for entrepreneurs based in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), has announced the grant recipients of its Growth Funding Project (GFP). The program aims to support early- and later-stage startups that were impacted by COVID-19 with seed funding grants to grow their businesses, as well as business advisory from […]
Five One Labs, a start-up incubator for Iraqi and Syrian entrepreneurs based in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), has launched Five One Invest, an investment initiative that creates more efficient deal-making and matchmaking opportunities for local investors and increases access to capital for entrepreneurs as they scale. Five One Labs co-founder Alice Bosley said: […]
By Ali Al-Makhzomy, for The Station. Re-published with permission by Iraq Business News. Five One Labs recently hosted an online Start-up Showcase to celebrate the graduation of their first-ever Arabic incubator program in c. Over 90 attendees joined the event from Iraq, Germany, USA and other places. Ten of the entrepreneurs gave brief overviews of […]
IBBC Tech Forum hosts investor panel on ' What Iraq can do to boost its Tech Start up Economy' The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has held a well-attended panel discussion on Iraq tech start up economy, with leading investors and practitioners, including : Mohammed Khudairi, partner of Khudairi Group and Co-Founder of Iraq tech […]