Arabnet Startup Battle-Baghdad, hosted by Iraq Tech Ventures

As part of the IBBC Tech Conference ,  Iraq Tech Ventures and Arabnet are hosting a tech startup competition to showcase Iraq’s best and brightest tech entrepreneurs on April 29 in Baghdad at the Station.

Iraq Tech Ventures is an organization that provides minimum investment to startups in Iraq. We incredibly proud to note that Wamda (one of the most influential players in entrepreneurship ecosystem in the Middle East) is a community partner of the Startup Battle event.


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 1- 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 $20,000 in cash prize and an acceleration scholarship in Silicon Valley by TechWadi.

The event is part of a larger IBBC Tech Conference taking place April 30 at the Babylon Rotana Hotel Attendees will be given insights to the potential of the new tech economy in Iraq and how it will be a powerful driver for productivity, transparency, and new employment opportunities. Sessions will be focused on Consumer Tech, Fintech & Finance, and E-Government Entrepreneurs. Register for free by e-mailing the IBBC team at or call
+44 (0) 20 7222 7100.

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