Tag Archives | Entrepreneurship

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 […]

Women in Iraqi Business: Kapita Breaking the Bias

Women have been paving their way into the Iraqi ecosystem, navigating its challenges while at the same time dealing with the accompanying biases, gender stereotypes, the glass ceiling, and cultural and societal barriers. To celebrate those women and honor their contributions to the Iraqi scene, KAPITA has organized a business meetup event titled "International Women's […]

Incubator for Creators: Startup Demo Day

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 […]

KRG Streamlines Company Registration Process

By John Lee. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has streamlined the registration of companies in Iraqi Kurdistan. Balend Mohammed, Director General of the Registry of Companies, said that while it previously took many months to register business names, it must now be completed within 24 hours, or else "the relevant parties will be prosecuted." He […]

The Station partners with Accelerator of Pre-Seed Start-Ups

The Station Partners With The Largest Accelerator of Pre-seed Start-ups in The World (FI) The Station Foundation for Entrepreneurship and Founder Institute, the world's largest accelerator of pre-seed start-ups, have announced a partnership that will provide access to international experts and participation in one of the world's most well-known business accelerators for start-ups from The Station […]

USD1.4m from Canada to support Youth Entrepreneurship in Iraq

UNICEF receives USD $1,4 million from the Government of Canada to support young people's transition to entrepreneurship and employment in Iraq The Government of Canada has contributed USD$1.4 million to UNICEF to support close to 1,500 young people in Iraq to generate educational and economic opportunities for inclusive development and participation for a 2-year period. […]

New Iraqi Innovation Fund Launched

Orange Corners Innovation Fund signs an MoU with the National Bank of Iraq (NBI) to launch the Orange Corners Innovation Fund (OCIF) program in Baghdad KAPITA, a leading private sector development company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Bank of Iraq (NBI) to launch the Orange Corner Innovation Fund (OCIF) in Baghdad. […]