Since the start of our 2nd accelerator program back in March, our 9 startups have been receiving intensive training by our mentors to prepare them to present their full Pitch Decks to KAPITA Seed Fund and Iraq Angel Investors Network. After graduating at the end of the training program in September. 


The training sessions focused on the following topics:

  1. Business Model Canvas Session by Mohammed Jamal (R&D Officer), Ali Al-Suhail (Managing Director, Investment at KAPITA), Abdulghani Al-Hassani (Investment Manager at GroFin). 

  2. Market Research by Mohammed Jamal

  3. Economics of Growth by Ammar Ameen (CEO and Co-Founder of Miswag). 

  4. Finance by Abdulghani Al-Hassani and Ali Al-Suhail

  5. Transaction and Deals Economics by Ali Al-Suhail

  6. Sales and Management, Sales by Adeeb Jamal (Sales Senior Manager at Asiacell) and Objectives and Key Results by Marwan Ahmed (Vice President of Commercial Development and People at Miswag)

  7. Advanced Marketing by Mohammed Talabani (Senior Marketing Executive at Careem) 

  8. Pitch Deck session by Ali Al-Suhail 

  9. Pitch Deck workshop by Ali Al-Suhail, Mujahed Al-Waisi (Founder at KAPITA), Marwan Ahmed

  10. Legalization session by Serge Airut (Partner at Airut Law Offices)



Currently, our 9 accelerator Startups are:

  • Zuqaq

  • Eduba

  • Orderii

  • Mishwar

  • Hili

  • ENKI

  • ServicePoint

  • Dentmart

  • 3asal Shop



About ScaleUp Academy:

ScaleUp’ Academy Training Program, aims to graduate investment-ready scaleups. Therefore, we admit founders and key team members in an intensive 9 weeks program where they’ll receive general business and tailor-made sessions to escalate the growth of their businesses in no time. Also the entrepreneurs will work closely with business development experts to develop their business growth strategy and to recognize market opportunities.


After completion of the Academy, each startup will receive “post-graduation services (Marketing Services)”. These services will run for eight weeks and are needed to scale the marketing capacity of the startups in the fields of Branding, Marketing Strategy, Digital Marketing and/or Advertising.

This program is supported by GIZ and Asiacell.



Posted in on Sunday, 8th August, 2021