Tag Archives | Entrepreneurship

Online Business Portal Delivers Results in Iraq

From the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD): The number of people registering businesses in Iraq through t­­he country's online portal has steadily grown over the past year. In November 2022, over 275 companies were registered through business.mot.gov.iq - more than five times the number recorded during the first month after going live […]

Iraq's Tech Ecosystem "offers Bright Spot"

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.

Iraqi Start-Up Lezzoo Expands with Purchase of Saydo

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi startup Lezzoo expands with purchase of Saydo The delivery startup is one of several in the autonomous Kurdistan Region, and the autonomous government is hoping to spur more […]

Baghdad-based Orderii Receives Pre-Seed Funding

Orderii, a cross-border e-commerce platform closed a 6-figure pre-seed round in October 2022. The platform provides logistics services for sought-after goods only available on foreign sites. Founder and CEO of Orderii, Shakir Ayad Al Jammas (pictured below), commented: "We have been serving the Iraqi customer for several years now, enabling them to purchase products from […]

IoT Kids announces Winners of Coding Championship for Iraqi Schools

On 6th August, IoT Kids held the closing ceremony of The Schools Championship for Coding and Innovation at Zain's headquarter in Baghdad. IoT Kids organized the championship in cooperation with The Iraqi Ministry of Education and the sponsorship of Zain Iraq for telecommunication. The championship aims to encourage parents to invest in their children's creativity […]

Call for Applications: Entrepreneurship for Public Health, COVID Recovery

Call for Applications: Entrepreneurship for Public Health and COVID-19 Recovery in Egypt, Iraq, and Lebanon UNITAR Division for Prosperity invites young entrepreneurs in Egypt, Iraq, and Lebanon to apply to the Great Ideas Space 2022: Entrepreneurship for Public Health and COVID-19 Recovery in Egypt, Iraq, and Lebanon. The programme aims to train entrepreneurs and MSMEs […]

Video: Insider Perspective on Women Entrepreneurs in Iraq

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 […]

Kurdish Women Entrepreneurs overcome barriers to Succeed

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's Kurdish female entrepreneurs overcome barriers to succeed Businesswomen say Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government needs to work harder to create the conditions for entrepreneurs. Click here to read the full article.

Start-Ups On The Move, Networking Event in Erbil

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 […]

Five One Labs and AUK support Entrepreneurs in Duhok

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 […]