As part of the IBBC Tech Conference happening on April 30 at the Babylon Rotana Hotel, Iraq Tech Ventures and Arabnet are hosting a tech startup competition 'Arabet Startup Battle - Baghdad' to showcase Iraq’s best and brightest tech entrepreneurs on April 29 at the Station, Baghdad.
Startups will pitch their business in 5 minutes to a panel of judges made up of angel and corporate investors, along with key industry leaders. Judges will choose 3 promising Iraqi startups who will be entered into Arabnet’s Regional Startup Championship on 12-13 June in Beirut, where the winning startup will win a cash prize and an acceleration scholarship in Silicon Valley by TechWadi.
Be less than 2 years old
Have less than 30 employees
Have less than $2M in investment
Be functional before the competition deadline
Be a digital service or product
Startups can register for free here. Applications are due April 15.