Tag Archives | Five One Labs

Three Iraqi Start-Ups get Seed Funding

By Ali Al-Makhzomy, for The Station. Re-published with permission by Iraq Business News. Five One Labs recently hosted an online Start-up Showcase to celebrate the graduation of their first-ever Arabic incubator program in c. Over 90 attendees joined the event from Iraq, Germany, USA and other places. Ten of the entrepreneurs gave brief overviews of […]

Boosting Iraq's Tech Start-Ups

IBBC Tech Forum hosts investor panel on ' What Iraq can do to boost its Tech Start up Economy' The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has held a well-attended panel discussion on Iraq tech start up economy, with leading investors and practitioners, including : Mohammed Khudairi, partner of Khudairi Group and Co-Founder of Iraq tech […]

Reflections on Investments in Iraq’s Tech Ecosystem

By Alice Bosley and Patricia Letayf, Co-Founders of Five One Labs. Reflections on Investments in Iraq’s Tech Ecosystem 2019 showed an exciting development for Iraq's entrepreneurial ecosystem: the investments in two Iraqi tech startups - e-commerce company Miswag, which received investment from Iraq Tech Ventures, and Lezzoo, the first Iraqi startup to join Silicon Valley’s […]

IBN Welcomes New Expert Bloggers

By Padraig O’Hannelly. This week at Iraq Business News, we are delighted to welcome two new Expert Bloggers to our ranks: Sharing an Expert Blogger slot, Alice Bosley and Patricia Letayf are the co-founders of Five One Labs, the hugely impressive start-up incubator that helps refugees and conflict-affected entrepreneurs launch and grow their businesses. Launching […]

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, […]

Entrepreneurship Program - Applications now Open!

Five One Labs is pleased to announce IGNITE, our very first entrepreneurship program focusing on achieving product market fit. This program will help you better understand the market you are competing in and how you can create the most value for your customers. We are now recruiting tech-entrepreneurs from communities all around Iraq to participate […]

IBBC holds Iraq’s First Int'l Tech Conference in Baghdad

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) held Iraq’s first International Tech Conference in Baghdad at the Babylon Rotana Baghdad Hotel on 30 April, hosting government ministers, private industry, entrepreneurs, investors, and representatives from the leading UK and Iraq Tech companies. The purpose of the Conference was to drive confidence, investment and awareness of the power […]

Iraq's First Tech Conference highlights Huge Potential

By Padraig O'Hannelly. More than 100 guests gathered at the Babylon Hotel in Baghdad on Tuesday to attend Iraq's first Tech Conference. Hosted by the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) and chaired by Ashley Goodall, the event brought together the leading companies involved in the technology sector in Iraq to discuss how the power of […]

Applications Open for Start-Up Incubator

Applications are now open for the Five One Labs Incubator in Sulaimani. The Startup Incubator is a three-month, full-time program for entrepreneurs looking to work intensively to launch their businesses. The program will run from mid-September through mid-December and will end with a Demo Day in December. More information here. (Source: Five One Labs)

Startup Bootcamp: ‘Entrepreneurship for All’ Programme

Startup Bootcamp, an entrepreneurship training to promote development of innovative business ideas among young innovators, entrepreneurs and software developers from displaced, refugee and host communities, took place on 4-5 May in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The event was supported by IOM Iraq, and organized by Five One Labs, a start-up incubator based in Iraq that assists displaced […]