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impACT was launched in Baghdad, in October 2018. The event brought together key stakeholders form the Iraqi startup scene. Do you want to connect? Hit the button below!


Baghdad: The Ecosystem

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.


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Baghdad: The Launch

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 of 150 participants. The aim of impACT was to highlight the topic of social entrepreneurship and support entrepreneurs to meet and discuss new avenues of cooperation and support. Participating organisations were AGHAEZ, GIZ, World Merit, Framea and Philia.

impACT Ecosystem

Experts and Practitioners
Noor Hashim
Jafar Sadik
Dhafer Hasan
Sama Kamal
Startup Weekend
Ibrahim Mohammed
IQ Peace
Hamdi Mohammed
Iraq Builders
Safa Fadhil Al-Sultani
Startup Expert
Ali Tariq
Iraqi Microfinance Network
impACT Research
impACT Baghdad

The impACT Baghdad team undertook research in Baghdad and in Basra in order to determine gaps and opportunities for social entrepreneurs in regards to the three aspects of the Power Triangle Model: networks, resources and knowledge.

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impACT Exhibition
impACT Baghdad

In an exhibition fifteen exhibitors showcased their initiatives and ventures that have a social impact in Baghdad and beyond. The teams invited participants to learn more and to get inspired by what is possible in terms of social impact.

Sponsored By
Local Partners
Implemented By
Baghdad Team

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