Tag Archives | start-ups

Online Business Portal Delivers Results in Iraq

From the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD): The number of people registering businesses in Iraq through t­­he country's online portal has steadily grown over the past year. In November 2022, over 275 companies were registered through business.mot.gov.iq - more than five times the number recorded during the first month after going live […]

Iraq's Tech Ecosystem "offers Bright Spot"

By Hassan Jivraj for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's tech ecosystem offers bright spot for private sector Despite numerous regional and country-specific challenges, Iraqi start-ups had a good year. Click here to read the full article.

iQ Cars Launches Commercial Vehicle Marketplace in Iraq

By John Lee. iQ Cars has launched a new machinery and commercial vehicle marketplace called iQ Fleet. According to a press release from the company, users can browse a wide selection of vehicles including trucks, buses, agricultural machinery and construction equipment from anywhere in Iraq. Amer Salih, CEO of iQ Cars, said: "Our mission is […]

Iraqi Start-Up Lezzoo Expands with Purchase of Saydo

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi startup Lezzoo expands with purchase of Saydo The delivery startup is one of several in the autonomous Kurdistan Region, and the autonomous government is hoping to spur more […]

Baghdad-based Orderii Receives Pre-Seed Funding

Orderii, a cross-border e-commerce platform closed a 6-figure pre-seed round in October 2022. The platform provides logistics services for sought-after goods only available on foreign sites. Founder and CEO of Orderii, Shakir Ayad Al Jammas (pictured below), commented: "We have been serving the Iraqi customer for several years now, enabling them to purchase products from […]

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 […]

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.