Tag Archives | Entrepreneurship

Program To Support SMEs in Anbar

From The Station. With the continuing pandemic, businesses around the world are struggling to deal with the impact of successive lockdowns, a wider recession that will have, and already has, a profound impact on employment rates as well as maintaining supply chains in their current form. This situation in Iraq is exacerbated by the traditional […]

KAPITA launches New Co-Working Space in Baghdad

KAPITA launches a new co-working space in Baghdad dedicated to supporting Iraqi entrepreneurs KAPITA, in partnership with Iraqi Angel Investor Jafar Musawi (CEO of Atlas Plast), have opened up a new co-working space in Baghdad that aims to support the growing entrepreneurship and small business sector in Iraq. The newly opened space 'CoWork', is a […]

Alsaree3 Closes Second Round of Investment

Alsaree3, Iraq's Popular Food Delivery App, and Al Zajel, E-logistics Company, Close Second Round of Investment Alsaree3 Group, consisting of Alsaree3 (food-delivery) and Al Zajel Express (last-mile delivery services), closed a 7-figure bridge round in late March 2021. Coordinated by Iraq Tech Ventures and Innovest ME, the round included prominent Iraqi investors such as Euphrates […]

The Station partners with Zain Iraq

The Station Foundation for Entrepreneurship is announcing its strategic partnership with Iraq's leading telecommunications company, Zain Iraq. This cooperation was brought out of a pressing need for collective cooperation amongst stakeholders; a vision both parties mutually share. Zain's expertise across the Middle East working on youth development coupled with The Station's great access to a […]

Iraqi e-Commerce Store gets New Funding

Orisdi, a leading e-commerce store in Iraq, has successfully raised a six-figure bridge round. Iraqi Innovators reports that the round was led by Innovest Middle East VC and a group of angel investors including Amar Shubar, Partner at Management Partners Consulting, and Omar Al-Handal, Managing director of Al Handal International Group. Orsidi was founded in […]

USAID, Top Mountain launch Business Accelerator Project in Iraq

USAID and Top Mountain Announce 15 Iraqi MSMEs to Receive In-Kind Grants The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Top Mountain have launched a Business Accelerator Project to assist micro, small, and medium-sized businesses (MSMEs) in Iraq recover, develop, and grow their businesses. Today, Top Mountain announced the names of 15 Iraqi MSMEs […]

Applications Open for Business Incubator Program

By John Lee. Applications are now open for the Orange Corners Baghdad incubation program. If you have an innovative e-commerce idea or solution, this program will advance you in the entrepreneurial world in just six months. Orange Corners Baghdad supports Iraqi youth in bringing their entrepreneurial ideas to life. Through a six-month incubation programme, it […]

GE, Kapita to support up to 50 Iraqi Microbusinesses

GE partners with Kapita to drive growth of Iraqi entrepreneurship ecosystem As part of its ongoing commitment to support Iraq and its people through the acceleration of socio-economic progress, GE has partnered with Kapita, a grassroots entrepreneurship organization to launch the 'Iraqi Microbusinesses' initiative - "Takaat" in Arabic. Through the new partnership, GE will support […]

Innovative Approaches from UNDP Accelerator Lab in Iraq

From UNDP Iraq: Discovering Beyond the Known During 2020: Innovative Approaches from UNDP Accelerator Lab in Iraq The UNDP Accelerator Lab (AccLab) in Iraq has shared 100 local innovations with the world to support the role of local communities innovations in accelerating development. Click here to read the full article.

Startup announces Funding through Iraqi Angel Investors Network

The Iraqi Angel Investors Network (IAIN) announced its third facilitated investment into startups in Iraq. The members of the network; Amar Shubar and Jaafar Al Musawi, along with other co-inventors, have made a six figures investment into Hi-Express. In addition, the investment was partially matched by a USD 20,000 in grants from the Deutsche Gesellschaft […]