Tag Archives | start-ups

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. […]

The Station Opens Branch in Erbil

By John Lee. The Station Foundation for Entrepreneurship has opened its fourth branch in Erbil, According to a press release from The Station, the opening marks a significant step forward in ensuring that Kurdistan's youth can contribute to the ecosystem's enhancement and build a connected network of entrepreneurs, creatives, and innovators who can reach across […]

Takween Investor Bootcamp Program

The Takween Accelerator is looking for potential investors to attend our Investor Bootcamp Program. This program is designed to provide an investor training bootcamp to high potential individuals to increase their interest and skills in investing in tech startups within KRI and Iraq. The goal of this program is to increase the number of startup […]

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 start-ups. 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 start-ups scheduled to attend include Miswag, Iraq's largest e-commerce […]

Video: The State of Investment in Iraq

Five One Invest presented a very informative webinar this week on the state of investments in Iraq. The session hosted Laura Khudairi from Iraq Tech Ventures and Rawaz Rauf from Euphrates Ventures, who discussed the startup landscape, investment opportunities, and investor activity in Iraq.

Webinar: The State of Investments in Iraq

Five One Invest has announced its upcoming webinar - The State of Investments in Iraq. The session will host Laura Khudairi from Iraq Tech Ventures and Geoffrey Batt from Euphrates Ventures. It will tackle the startup landscape, investment opportunities, and investor activity in Iraq. Wednesday, January 26th, 2022 at 4 pm (Iraqi time) Click here to register

TipTop raises $5m from Korek

By John Lee. TipTop has announced a new investment of $5 million to expand its online food and grocery delivery service in Iraq. CEO and Founder Hassan Alsoud told readers on LinkedIn that the funding will be provided by Kurdistan-based mobile operator Korek. (Source: LinkedIn)

Big Future for Small Businesses: 35+ Entrepreneurs Exhibit

Big Future for Small Businesses: Exhibition by MOLSA and UNDP Welcomes Over 35 Entrepreneurs Over 35 small businesses from across Iraq have gathered at an exhibition in Baghdad. The event was a part of the joint efforts by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (MOLSA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to […]

Young Iraqis Receive Grants to Kickstart their Businesses

Twenty innovative business ideas driven by young people from Kirkuk and Mosul have received a grant of US$ 5,000 each. This will help kick-start their business ideas and boost the local start-up system. The startups include unique solutions to smart home systems, women's health and wellbeing, taxi services for women and environmentally friendly architecture. It is a part of the 'Youth Innovation and Creativity Award' project implemented by the Kurdistan Organization for Human Rights Watch (KOHRW) and the United […]