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Iraq Islamic Bank (IIB) has partnered with investment company MSA Novo, to launch a tech fund to invest in Iraqi startups and lead the...
Iraqi Islamic Bank
Iraq-based super app Baly, backed by Germany’s Rocket Internet has closed a Seed round of $10.5 million from Kingsway Capital, MSA...
Iraq has become more synonymous with war and corruption than entrepreneurship, but things are slowly changing as more people seek...
Careem, the region’s leading ride-hailing service in the MENA, Turkey and Pakistan, expanded its services into the Republic of Iraq,...
The Five One Labs incubator is a three-month long program to take your startup business from idea to launch.
From October 22 till...
Pitch Bootcamp is a two-day career accelerator program designed for students and fresh graduates.
The first edition of Pitch Bootcamp...
This article is a crosspost from Bite.Tech
Over the past six months, Bite.Tech, an independent newsletter covering the digital economy...
For an Iraqi makerspace founder, the repercussions of President Trump’s executive order to put a ban on travelers from seven...
When Mashal Sadiq arrived in Erbil after completing her undergraduate studies in the UK she was just looking for a little break from the...
Three years ago Wamda interviewed Iraqi Mohammad Al-Samarrai about his venture, the country’s first online food delivery site based...
An Erbil panorama. (Images via Rachel Williamson)
On three occasions this year Goran Sherko has had to postpone Startup Weekend...
Iraqi startups suffer from a critical lack of skilled
coders but a new bootcamp in Baghdad called The Week is trying to
narrow this talent...
Nawres Arif taught himself digital 3D modelling from a photocopied manual, years before he had a computer.
He set up Basra’s first...
If there’s one country in the region where
entrepreneurs need a good coworking space, it’s Iraq.
Baghdad’s two coworking spaces are opera...
“A startup is a human institution designed to deliver a
new product or service under conditions of extreme uncertainty,” is
how Eric Ries
Startup Weekend is coming to Baghdad, on August 21th, 22th and 23rd at the Oil Cultural Center in Baghdad.
SW Baghdad will follow the ...
In recent years, the autonomous region of Iraqi Kurdistan has
headlines for its relative stability and booming...
Miswag.net, Baghdad’s first internet-based startup with real potential to grow, launched less than a month ago to help local merchants in B...