Noah’s Ark – Specialized Incubators

Noah's Ark is a unique Iraqi initiative to alleviate unemployment among youth by institutionalizing youth entrepreneurship. At Noah’s Ark, we have plans to establish Specialized Incubators dedicated to specific tasks as follows: Developing project blueprints for highly viable projects that are well analyzed technically, operationally, and economically. These project bluepri

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The growth of the Iraqi tech ecosystem. By Hal Miran*

Uncovering innovation in unexpected places, the Bite.Tech team is breaking open Iraq’s budding tech entrepreneurship scene It might be surprising to know that the region of the Middle East has become a blossoming entrepreneurial and tech startup hub. From Jordan to Lebanon and Iran to Egypt, the region has made significant progress with innovation driving tech startup growth

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Access to financial services for SMEs in Iraq

General introduction: A 2011 World Bank study on Iraq’s financial sector indicates that bank credit in Iraq amounts to only 10% of GDP and would need to rise by an additional $38 billion to catch up to the MENA average of 55%. In a Market Assessment in 2010, over 700 Iraqi MSMEs were interviewed on their major business constraints and opportunities. Results revealed that acce

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Republic of Iraq: Private Sector Development Strategy 2014-2030

Vision Statement “Developing a viable and thriving national private sector, that is regionally competitive and globally integrated, led by the business community, which contributes to economic diversification, sustainable development and job creation.” TABLE OF CONTENTS FOREWORD ....................................................................................................

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