Tags : erbil

Hitex 2022 Shows Promising Results For Iraq’s Tech Ecosystem

The HITEX tech event was held from 27th to 30th June 2022 at Erbil’s international Fairground. The event is a meeting point between tech companies, non-profit organisations and the general public. Here’s our experience of the event! The Organisers The organisers of HITEX have expressed that their goal was to make Erbil the centre for technology in the region. […]Read More اقرأ المزيد

Q-commerce Startup TipTop Raises $5 Million To Expand In Iraq

The continued pandemic-driven disruptions impacting the e-grocery segment have led to the emergence of q-commerce, a new vertical which has recently gained substantial traction across the Middle East. With the ongoing surge in digital ordering and drastically evolving customer expectations, food and grocery delivery businesses are racing to ride the q-commerce boom utilising hyper-local micro […]Read More اقرأ المزيد

Field Ready Announces Launch of Erbil Innovation House (Formerly Known As Re:Coded House)

NGO and makerspace Field Ready is partnering with Re:Coded to re-open the doors to Gulan Street’s co-working space, now re-named the Erbil Innovation House.  Formerly known as Re:Coded House and managed by Re:Coded, the co-working space has been closed since September 2020 and is re-launching as the Erbil Innovation House on 1st February 2021. The […]Read More اقرأ المزيد

5 Tips For Organising A Hackathon In Iraq (And Other Post-Conflict Regions)

As part of the Iraq Technology and Entrepreneurship Alliance, I had the opportunity to lead the country’s (and possibly the Middle East’s) largest hackathon: the Iraq Innovation Hackathon. Five cities. 48 hours. 300+ attendees. Tackling local and nationwide challenges with on-the-ground solutions. For most participants, it was their first ever hackathon and a huge learning curve […]Read More اقرأ المزيد

Syrian Startup Shiffer Wins At Amsterdam Ignite

Civil engineer Azhar Al Madani co-founded Shiffer in March 2018 after facing issues obtaining his daughter’s birth certificate from Syria. The Erbil-based startup is a logistics platform that connects people wanting to ship items and documents with travelers. In return, travelers get paid to deliver documents to their destination. The process is reliable and considerably […]Read More اقرأ المزيد

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