Start your own business!

Posted about 1 year ago by FiveOne Labs
Location Sulaymānīyah Job Type
Salary Sector Governmental Organization, Operations , Recruitment, Sales, Marketing, Sport And Leisure, Accountancy, Administration, Aerospace, Agriculture, Automotive, Aviation, Construction, Consultancy, Education, Energy, Engineering, Fashion, Finance, FMCG, Graduate, Healthcare, Hospitality & Catering, Human Resources, Industrial, Insurance, IT, Law, Logistics, Manufacturing, Media, Medical & Nursing , NGO, Oil & Gas , Real Estate, Retail, Sales & Marketing, Security, Services, Telecoms, Travel & Tourism, Unknown, Banking

Do you have an idea for a tech business? Do you want to build an app-based startup or sell your products on a website, Instagram, or Facebook? Join our free Ignite for Tech Program in Sulaimani this June!

Scholarships are available for applicants from outside of Sulaimani to help cover transportation and housing costs!

Apply HERE  by May 21st at 11:59pm to secure your place!


Five One Labs entrepreneurs are provided with a variety of support to help them launch their business ideas. Our vision is to develop an inclusive network of innovators that have the support, skills, and connections to positively change their communities and countries.

We do our best to give you all the support and resources available to us. This includes:

  • Hands-on training to help you learn the fundamentals of starting a business. There will be three trainings per week focusing on hard business skills and design thinking,
  • Connections to the business and tech community, investors, and mentors, along with access to marketing, design, and technical experts as you grow your business,
  • The possibility to compete for seed funding of up to $15,000 for the participants who go into our Incubator program
  • The full support of a world-class team of trainers, advisors, and friends at Five One Labs who will push you forward to succeed
  • Join the growing Five One Labs community and get access to networking events and an entrepreneurial family to share the experience with!


Skills required:

All applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered for the program:

  • Have the ability to read, write, and speak in English,
  • Have a tech-related business idea that they want to launch. This could be a website, application, or even a social media business,
  • Are willing to work on their business full time (9:00am- 5:00pm from Sunday through Thursday every week) as if it were your job,
  • Are able to be in Sulaimani for the entirety of the program (Please note: If you live outside of Sulaimani, we scholarships available to help cover costs of housing and transportation).

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Five One Labs is a start-up incubator that helps refugees and conflict-affected entrepreneurs launch and grow their businesses in the Middle East. Launching first in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, w...

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