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New Report on Iraqi Banking and Financial Infrastructure

 Iraqi Banking Sector and Financial Infrastructure Overview This report dives deep into the financial sector in Iraq, covering Iraqi banks, government structure and spending, electronic and cashless payments, and recent developments in the Iraqi financial scene, as well as the main issues noted. In terms of banking services and technology, Iraq is getting close to […]

New Report on Iraqi Roads and Railways

Transportation Sector in Iraq: Roads and Railways Transportation and mobility are pathways to urbanization, as addressing mobility challenges are key to accessing healthcare, education, and services, as well as promoting trade and commerce. The road network and the railway system in Iraq have been in existence since the rule of the Ottoman Empire during the […]

Eduba Launches Educational "Super App"

By John Lee. Baghdad-based ed-tech platform Eduba has reportedly launched its ''Super App'' - the first EdTech super app in Iraq and MENA that offers multiple services. According to a report from Iraqi Innovators, the app has four components in their all-in-one learning management system, which includes interactive learning content, ride hailing, and payments. It […]

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 […]

New Report on Iraqi Transportation Sector

Transportation Sector in Iraq: Aviation & Maritime Scene Overview The transportation sector plays a major role in the development of the country. As a key factor in promoting the advancement of dependent operations, a strong transportation infrastructure will ensure the proper functioning of closely related sectors and present a reliable playground for emerging businesses and […]

Iraqi Entrepreneurs' Journey

Iraqi Entrepreneurs' Journey This research is an updated, quantitative assessment of the Iraqi Entrepreneurs Journey: An In-Depth Analysis that was published by KAPITA in July, 2020, which was the backbone to understand the problems, solutions, opportunities, and challenges that entrepreneurs face in the Iraqi business ecosystem. Two years later, we are providing an updated, yet […]

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 […]

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. […]

Iraqi Agri-Tech Company receives Investment

Nakhla, an Iraqi-based agri-tech social enterprise, has received a six-figure investment from Euphrates Ventures, an Iraq-focused venture fund. The investment was facilitated by the Iraqi Angel Investors Network (IAIN) and marks the first investment round completed by an Iraqi agri-tech startup. Nakhla is the Arabic name for date palm tree and has long been associated […]

Iraq Start-Up Days at EXPO 2020

Rabee Securities is hosting a 3-day event at the Iraq Pavilion at EXPO 2020 to showcase Iraq's top technology startups. From 7-9 March, presentations will be given by Iraq's most promising entrepreneurs and interested parties will have the opportunity to meet them one-on-one. The lineup of startups scheduled to attend include Miswag, Iraq's largest ecommerce platform as […]

IoT Kids secures Equity Investment from Earthlink

IoT-Kids, an Iraqi-based online programming learning platform for children, has successfully secured five-figure investment from the leading ISP provider in Iraq - Earthlink Telecommunications, through the Iraqi Angel Investors Network (IAIN) member, Dr. Ala'a Jasim [Alaa J Mousa]. This investment included a matching grant of 20,000 dollars from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) […]

New Report on the Iraqi Online Shopping Sector

Online Shopping: A Glimpse Into The Iraqi Customer Shopping Behavior The World Trade Organization (WTO) defines e-commerce as "the production, distribution, marketing, sales or delivery of goods and services by electronic means". Currently, 75% of the Iraqi population has access to the internet, and 61.4% of them are on social media platforms. The internet made […]