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Iraq Startup Ecosystem Overview

Country Rankings
Regional Ranking
10th
new
in Middle East
Global Ranking
119th
new
worldwide
Population
42.2
million

top industries
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Ecommerce & Retail
2 startups
Transportation icon
Transportation
2 startups
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Education
1 startups

notable startups
startup iconIq Cars
startup iconNasspay
startup iconZibox

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ecosystem description

The Iraq Startup Ecosystem is ranked at number 119 globally, and shows a positive momentum 119 spots since 2021. Iraq also ranks at number 10 for startups in Middle East.

There are 2 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Iraq and the top ranked city in Iraq is Erbil at 941 globally. Erbil is followed by Baghdad at 1171 and undefined at undefined.

Iraq is an ideal place to locate for Ecommerce & Retail, Transportation and Education startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 2 Ecommerce & Retail startups in Iraq, 2 Transportation startups in Iraq and 1 Education startups in Iraq, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 8 startups in Iraq, no accelerators in Iraq, 1 coworking spaces in Iraq, no organizations in Iraq and no leaders in Iraq.

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iQ Cars is the largest online car marketplace in Iraq and Kurdistan, using AI- and cutting-edge technology to match car buyers and car showrooms, the car listings are always in 3 languages with detailed and quality information about the car and the selling car showroom. Read more
NassPay is an end-to-end online and offline payment solutions provider in Iraq. Read more
Zibox is the leading on-line marketplace in Kurdistan Read more
An Iraqi firm established in 2021 by a group of energetic young people with knowledge in of customer support, the call center, and its growth, starting with PBX installation, software,, and cadres in the Iraqi labor market. Our area of expertise is offering services, advice, and solutions to all types of businesses and institutions. Read more
Sandoog provides a first of its kind, on-demand delivery service nationwide, including product handling, storage, and payment processing. Read more
Lezzoo offers on-demand delivery services. Read more
Alsaree3 is the first on-demand food delivery company operating in Iraq with state-of-the-art technology and a highly trained delivery fleet Read more
An educational service that provides courses and study materials for school students Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Iraq Ranked by StartupBlink

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