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Iraqi e-Commerce Venture raises New Investment

The Iraq-based e-commerce business Orisdi has raised a new six figure investment round that included the participation of existing and new investors. The round was facilitated by the Iraqi Angel Investors Network (IAIN) and served to reinforce the continuous growth of the business and the growing potential of e-commerce in Iraq. The round saw the […]

Alsaree3 receives Additional Investment

Alsaree3 Group Receives Additional Bridge Round Funding Alsaree3 Group, consisting of Alsaree3 (food-delivery) and Al Zajel Express (last-mile delivery services), closed a 7-figure bridge round in late December 2021, bringing its total amount of funding raised in 2021 to over $4 million USD. Founder and CEO of Alsaree3 Group, Bassam Al-Ateia, commented: "Despite the entrance […]

Miswag "Raises $1.6 Million" in Funding Round

By John Lee. Miswag, the Iraq-based B2C online marketplace, is reported to have successfully raised $1.6 million in a "Pre-Series A" funding round. According to The Start-up Scene, this brings its total investment raised to nearly $3 million since 2019. It adds that Miswag will use the funding to expand its commercial and technological teams […]

KESK Secures Six-Figure Seed Funding

By John Lee. KESK, which describes itself as a "green solutions company", has announced that it has secured six-figure seed funding from Euphrates Venture Capital Fund. Founder and CEO, Basima Abdulrahman (pictured), said: "My vision is to make smart green solutions trustable, accessible, and affordable. We simply want to make the green way, the easy […]

DNO Completes $400m Bond Placement

DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, has completed the private placement of USD 400 million of new five-year senior unsecured bonds with a coupon rate of 7.875 percent. The placement met strong investor demand across international markets and was significantly oversubscribed, leading the Company to upsize the new bond issue from USD 300 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Genel Energy issues New $300m Bond

By John Lee. Genel Energy has successfully completed the issuance of a new $300 million senior unsecured bond with maturity in October 2025. The new bond will have a fixed coupon of 9.25% per annum. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and settlement is expected to occur on or about 14 October 2020. […]

TBI Launches $100m Iraq Fund

By John Lee. The Trade Bank of Iraq (TBI) has reportedly announced the launch of a new $100-million investment portfolio fund. According to press reports, the Dananeer Fund has been set up in partnership with Cayman Islands-based Alpen Asset Advisors, and is structured as a "Segregated Portfolio Class B of the investment fund company". The […]