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Tabib Baghdad secures more Funding

By John Lee. An online platform that connects Iraqi patients to doctors has reportedly raised a six-figure sum in its latest round of fundraising. According to Startup MGZN, Tabib Baghdad raised the money through the recently-launched Iraqi Angel Investors Network, led by KAPITA and Nass Al Iraq. It adds that the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale […]

Iraqi Startups' Ecosystem Monitor

The research is based on evaluating 14 different entrepreneurial frameworks derived from experts' evaluations for each of the different frameworks. Also, it provides a comparison with some MENA countries and gives recommendations to develop each framework and the ecosystem in general. This publication is part of Business LANDSCAPE series which a series of research publication […]

New Report on Iraqi Industry

This report provides a general overview of the Iraqi industrial sector. It starts with a briefing about why the industrial sector is very crucial for Iraq's future economy. As a more advanced industrial sector leads to greater GDP value, higher salaries, and better services provided by efficiently-trained labor. Despite this fact, there has been huge […]

New Report on Iraqi Agriculture

Iraq is heavily reliant on oil, as oil revenues have been the spine of the economy and the main contributor to exports and remain so even with the halt of oil prices and market demand. This led to neglecting the opportunities that lie in other sectors that could diversify and support the economy. Agriculture is […]

KAPITA launches Iraqi Angel Investor Network

KAPITA launches the first Iraqi dedicated Angel Network The Iraqi entrepreneurship ecosystem receives a major boost with the launch of the first Iraqi angel investors network KAPITA is launching Iraq's first Angel Investor Network - IAIN ( https://iraqangels.net/ ) that is dedicated to connecting startups with angel investors in order to develop the Iraqi entrepreneurship […]

Iraq's Digital Innovators

This article has been originally published in the GIZ magazine 'akzente' at https://akzente.giz.de/en/artikel/iraqs-digital-innovators. It is reprinted here by kind permission of GIZ. A new generation of young Iraqi entrepreneurs are confronting the country's challenges, even during the coronavirus pandemic. Text und Fotos: Olivia Cuthbert The streets are eerily silent in Mosul's old city. A fierce […]

Major New Report on Economic Effects of COVID-19 in Iraq

KAPITA has compiled a study about the economic effects resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic. The research aims to provide insights and recommendations to tackle the challenges and opportunities that currently face the various segments of the Iraqi market. This will aid governmental organizations and authorities in devising effective policies to make a faster economic recovery. […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, USAID/Iraq Performance Management and Evaluation Services (PMES) Activity, Dexis Consulting Group (Dexis) Livelihood Food Security Project Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Security Risk Management Advisor, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Programme Officer, International Organization for Migration (IOM) […]

The 5 Challenges to Tech Entrepreneurship in Iraq

By Alice Bosley and Patricia Letayf, Co-Founders of Five One Labs. At Five One Labs, we work with idea or early-stage entrepreneurs from diverse communities to launch scalable, innovative businesses. We’ve had the privilege to work with tech startups like Dada, PHARX, Khanoo and more, and deeply understand the struggles that entrepreneurs who pursue apps, […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Head of Field Officer, WFP - World Food Programme National Resilience Officer, WFP - World Food Programme Technical Programme Specialist, UNOPS - United Nations Office for Project Services Berater Existenzgründung und Investitionsförderung, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Investigator, UNS-SPM UNITAD - United […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: International Expert on Communication and Report Preparation, UNDP - United Nations Development Programme Programme Management Officer (Operations), UNAMI - United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq WASH Officer, UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund UDOC/CM Project Manager, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Camp Management Programme […]