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Silicon Valley’s Founder Institute Officially Launches Pre-Seed Startup Accelerator in Iraq

Now, more than ever, the world needs entrepreneurs to rethink what’s possible As a result, the Founder Institute, the world’s largest pre-seed startup accelerator, is excited to announce that it is officially launching its newest chapter in Iraq under the Levant Program. While the Silicon-Valley based program has chapters in over 200 cities worldwide, early-stage […]Read More اقرأ المزيد

3 Green Initiatives in Iraq Tackling Climate Change

Iraq has been described as “one of the Arab region’s most vulnerable countries to climate change“. Environmental pollution caused by gas flaring and depleted uranium is one of the many contributing factors towards pollution. The implications of this are widespread – affecting generations through cancerous diseases or birth defects of newborns. The official statistics issued […]Read More اقرأ المزيد

Startup from Scratch I: On Culture

Startups create jobs, new products and disruption. Agreed. We all love startups and we know that many in Iraq work hard to make ideas ‘happen’, with stories of Iraqi entrepreneurs inspiring us everyday. At the same time, around the world and particularly in Iraq, the process is far from easy. Our Startup from Scratch articles […]Read More اقرأ المزيد

Alsaree3, Iraq’s Popular Food Delivery App, Closes Second Investment Round

Alsaree3 Group, consisting of Alsaree3 (food-delivery) and Al Zajel Express (last-mile delivery services), closed a seven-figure bridge round in late March 2021. Coordinated by Iraq Tech Ventures and Innovest ME, the round included prominent Iraqi investors such as Euphrates Advisors, Shwan Ibrahim Taha, Chairman of Rabee Securities, Rawaz Rauf of Hiwa Rauf Group, Bassam Falah, […]Read More اقرأ المزيد

5 Ways To Build A Resilient Business In Iraq

We get it. Launching a startup is quite difficult in Iraq. But making sure your startup is resilient and won’t collapse in the midst of quarantine restrictions and other implications of the global pandemic makes the word ‘difficult’ a total understatement.  In 2019, the government of Iraq imposed internet shutdowns in response to protests demanding […]Read More اقرأ المزيد

Hi-Express Announces Seed Round

The Iraqi Angel Investors Network (IAIN) announced its third facilitated investment into startups in Iraq. The members of the network; Amar Shubar and Jaafar Al Musawi, along with other co-inventors, have made a six figure investment into Hi-Express. In addition, the investment was partially matched by $20,000 in grants from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale […]Read More اقرأ المزيد

Iraq’s Teami Raises First Investment Round

Teami has concluded its first investment round through the Iraqi Angel Investors Network. The company raised a five-figure round from a group of Iraqi investors including; Mohammed Al-Hakim, the General Manager of Careem in Iraq and Jordan; Iraq Tech Ventures; Ahmed Baqir and KAPITA. In addition, Teami secured $20,000 in grants from the Deutsche Gesellschaft […]Read More اقرأ المزيد

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