In terms of legal entities there are only two types: the for profit and the non-profit. There is no such thing as registering as a social enterprise in Iraq. Most of the initiatives undertaken by Baghdadi youth are either for profit enterprises, which are small businesses and do not have a social cause included in their business model. On the other hand there are many community projects without any additional funding source.
Baghdad: The Ecosystem
Successful Iraqi entrepreneurs highlight the nuances of the various elements of startup success in power talks and discussion rounds.
What are the opportunities and the obstacles of social entrepreneurship in Iraq? This question was debated with key stakeholders from the Baghdadi startup scene.
Around 15 booths were filled with startups and enterprises that have a fantastic social impact in Iraq. A great opportunity for networking!
On the 13th of October 2018, the impACT Baghdad Conference was successfully launched at The Station in Baghdad, Iraq. impACT Baghdad brought together Iraqi entrepreneurs and youth aspiring to learn more about social entrepreneurship. Out