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New Venture Fund focused on Iraqi Startups announced

Plans for a new Iraq venture fund have been announced by some of the Iraq ecosystem's pioneers, Omar Al-Handal (The Station), Bassam Falah (Innovest ME, Ruwwad Al Iraq), and Mohammed Khudairi (Iraq Tech Ventures), who will serve as the fund's General Partners. The partnership is called Iraq Venture Partners (IVP), and it plans to invest […]

The Station announces Collaboration with Baghdad Legal Firm

By John Lee. The Station Foundation for Entrepreneurship announces a collaboration with the law firm Al Muhamoon Al Mutahidoon. According to a statement from The Station, this collaboration arose from the two parties' desire to collaborate in an effective manner in order to support startups, particularly those located in The Station's coworking space, for the […]

UNDP Accelerator Lab tackling Development Challenges in Iraq

New Era of Mapping Digital Local Solutions to Tackle Development Challenges in Iraq by UNDP Accelerator Lab Humans have continuously developed means to adapt, progress, and face daily challenges. Today, we call these means  "technology", and we use it daily to communicate, learn, work, and connect to the outside world. Technology has continued to develop, […]

The Station launches Entrepreneurship Program in Mosul

With the support of Asiacell, The Station Foundation is currently implementing I'dad program as part of the services provided to entrepreneurs, university students, and recent graduates. The program aims to prepare some trainers from the city of Mosul in the fields of entrepreneurship and design thinking in all its stages through intensive training which lasted […]

Program To Support SMEs in Anbar

From The Station. With the continuing pandemic, businesses around the world are struggling to deal with the impact of successive lockdowns, a wider recession that will have, and already has, a profound impact on employment rates as well as maintaining supply chains in their current form. This situation in Iraq is exacerbated by the traditional […]

The Station partners with Zain Iraq

The Station Foundation for Entrepreneurship is announcing its strategic partnership with Iraq's leading telecommunications company, Zain Iraq. This cooperation was brought out of a pressing need for collective cooperation amongst stakeholders; a vision both parties mutually share. Zain's expertise across the Middle East working on youth development coupled with The Station's great access to a […]

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 […]

Entrepreneurship in Iraq after COVID-19



By Aymen Salman, for The Station. Re-published with permission by Iraq Business News. During this worldwide pandemic, Entrepreneurs have to face a new reality. Whether a vaccine or a cure will be found for this virus or won't, we are hearing a lot of voices about the world and ecosystem after COVID-19. Considering the fact […]

Major New Report on Economic Effects of COVID-19 in Iraq

KAPITA has compiled a study about the economic effects resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic. The research aims to provide insights and recommendations to tackle the challenges and opportunities that currently face the various segments of the Iraqi market. This will aid governmental organizations and authorities in devising effective policies to make a faster economic recovery. […]

Launch of Iraqi Innovation Alliance

A group of organizations supporting start-ups in Iraq have joined forces to create the Iraqi Innovation Alliance (IIA). The initiative, which includes Fikra Space, Kapita, The Station, 51Labs, Basra Science Camp, and Re:Coded, aims to empower and support technology and entrepreneurship communities around the country. The process to create its brand identity was led by CrazyTown […]