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New Report on Iraqi Banking and Financial Infrastructure

 Iraqi Banking Sector and Financial Infrastructure Overview This report dives deep into the financial sector in Iraq, covering Iraqi banks, government structure and spending, electronic and cashless payments, and recent developments in the Iraqi financial scene, as well as the main issues noted. In terms of banking services and technology, Iraq is getting close to […]

New Report on Iraqi Roads and Railways

Transportation Sector in Iraq: Roads and Railways Transportation and mobility are pathways to urbanization, as addressing mobility challenges are key to accessing healthcare, education, and services, as well as promoting trade and commerce. The road network and the railway system in Iraq have been in existence since the rule of the Ottoman Empire during the […]

New Training Program for Iraqi Business Journalists

Training Program for Iraqi Business Journalists Reporting on their Country's Economy Business Journalists 4Change, a program to help Iraqi business journalists to report on economic reform initiatives in their country, calls for applicants who wish to report on solutions to economic problems. The application deadline is August 21st, with interviews to be held between August […]

Iraqi e-Commerce Venture raises New Investment

The Iraq-based e-commerce business Orisdi has raised a new six figure investment round that included the participation of existing and new investors. The round was facilitated by the Iraqi Angel Investors Network (IAIN) and served to reinforce the continuous growth of the business and the growing potential of e-commerce in Iraq. The round saw the […]

EU, German support for Growth and Jobs in Iraq

European and German support for economic growth and jobs in Iraq Governmental bodies of Federal Iraq and the Kurdish Region, including the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Offices and Ministries of Planning, discussed progress made in implementing economic reforms and creating sustainable job opportunities for Iraqis. They met  as members of the steering committee […]

New Report on Iraqi Transportation Sector

Transportation Sector in Iraq: Aviation & Maritime Scene Overview The transportation sector plays a major role in the development of the country. As a key factor in promoting the advancement of dependent operations, a strong transportation infrastructure will ensure the proper functioning of closely related sectors and present a reliable playground for emerging businesses and […]

Iraqi Entrepreneurs' Journey

Iraqi Entrepreneurs' Journey This research is an updated, quantitative assessment of the Iraqi Entrepreneurs Journey: An In-Depth Analysis that was published by KAPITA in July, 2020, which was the backbone to understand the problems, solutions, opportunities, and challenges that entrepreneurs face in the Iraqi business ecosystem. Two years later, we are providing an updated, yet […]

From Farm to Fork: Iraq's Vital Agri-Food Sector

From Farm to Fork: Europe Day in Iraq highlights country's vital agri-food sector The Delegation of the European Union to Iraq marked Europe Day in Baghdad today. An event that brought together partners, highlighted the country's vital agri-food sector and efforts that support its sustainable development. The one-day event was attended by representatives of the […]

The Station Opens Branch in Erbil

By John Lee. The Station Foundation for Entrepreneurship has opened its fourth branch in Erbil, According to a press release from The Station, the opening marks a significant step forward in ensuring that Kurdistan's youth can contribute to the ecosystem's enhancement and build a connected network of entrepreneurs, creatives, and innovators who can reach across […]

Iraqi Agri-Tech Company receives Investment

Nakhla, an Iraqi-based agri-tech social enterprise, has received a six-figure investment from Euphrates Ventures, an Iraq-focused venture fund. The investment was facilitated by the Iraqi Angel Investors Network (IAIN) and marks the first investment round completed by an Iraqi agri-tech startup. Nakhla is the Arabic name for date palm tree and has long been associated […]

Takween Investor Bootcamp Program

The Takween Accelerator is looking for potential investors to attend our Investor Bootcamp Program. This program is designed to provide an investor training bootcamp to high potential individuals to increase their interest and skills in investing in tech startups within KRI and Iraq. The goal of this program is to increase the number of startup […]

IoT Kids secures Equity Investment from Earthlink

IoT-Kids, an Iraqi-based online programming learning platform for children, has successfully secured five-figure investment from the leading ISP provider in Iraq - Earthlink Telecommunications, through the Iraqi Angel Investors Network (IAIN) member, Dr. Ala'a Jasim [Alaa J Mousa]. This investment included a matching grant of 20,000 dollars from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) […]