Arabnet Startup Battle - Baghdad

Event overview

  • Event type:


  • Organizers:

    Iraq Tech Ventures

  • Start date

    April 29, 2019

  • End date

    April 30, 2019

Register here


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.

Startups must:

  • 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.

Register here



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