Orange Corners Baghdad started this cohort’s training in June 2022, with 21 Startups in different fields, ranging from ICT, agriculture, product-based businesses and more! 

The Startups for this cohort are:

  1. Logic study
  2. Cofina
  3. La3oob App
  4. Roots consultancy
  5. Steamers
  6. Baytx Platform
  7. Micro Surveyor
  8. Shajarat Al-Dur Factory
  9. Nishan
  10. Iraqi Stevia
  11.  Nabu Board Games
  12. Beta Brand
  13. Abu Al-Sta'ar
  14. Presto App
  15. Luxury Store
  16. Gardenia apiaries
  17. IQ Fantasy
  18. Green land
  19. Eqtidar
  20. Lobby
  21. Rubiko

As part of the program’s goal which is take startups from their ideation phase to a market ready business, Orange Corners Baghdad has prepared a series of training sessions that cover a wide range of topics in entrepreneurship and business management. 

Over the course of 5 months, the program goes through multiple stages of training sessions and masterclasses followed by 1 on 1 mentoring sessions for a more condensed and focused business development. This cohort, the newly incubated startups in Orange Corners Baghdad will receive monthly allowances by Orange Corners Innovation Fund which is a subsidy program by the Ministry

of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Netherlands. The program targets Orange Corners incubatees with funds and technical assistance to help them reach their next level of growth.

in addition to financial grants to obtain the services the incubates need and necessary for its development and become investment ready.

The first half of this cohort has finished including many sessions on various topics like:

  • Business Model Canvas, by Mohammad Jamal - Managing Director, Research at KAPITA, Ali Al-Bawee, Doinc, Alhassan Khatab - Captain Economics Manager - Global Markets at Careem
  • Market Research session, by Mohammad Jamal - Managing Director, Research at KAPITA
  • Finance sessions by, Ali Ihsan - Co-founder | Head of Consulting Services at Doinc
  • Digital Marketing session, by Zardarim Zarari, performance manager at Careem.
  • Brand Identity, by Hussain Abo AlMa'ali - Founder of SOLO Studio

As well as a masterclass titled: “How to Validate your Product?” By Marwan Ahmed - Vice president of Commercial and People at Miswag

Stay tuned for more on the startups of the Orange Corners Baghdad Cohort 5 by following our social media platforms on Facebook and Linkedin! 

About Orange Corners Baghdad:

Orange Corner’s Baghdad is an initiative of the Dutch Embassy in Baghdad. The economic priorities of the Netherlands in Iraq are agriculture, water, and entrepreneurship. KAPITA supports the community of young entrepreneurs in Baghdad by building youth capacity and developing successful businesses. We incubate 20 startups for six months: starting with providing a co-working space, training and developing their business, events and masterclasses, a positive environment and an opportunity for investment.

Posted in on Tuesday, 30th August, 2022