ScaleUp Academy aims at equipping entrepreneurs with proper know-how to understand and overcome the challenges, and move forward to grow their businesses. if you have a business that you aim to scale it up, apply today! 


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Iraqi startup ecosystem has been evolving since 2013, however only few startups passed their for formation and validation phases and most programs focus on these phases. For those who passed, new challenges arise which need to be adequately addressed.

Enabling the existing startups to be investment-ready and scalable


Objective

Enabling the existing startups to be investment-ready and scalable. 

ScaleUp Academy aims at equipping entrepreneurs with proper know-how to understand and overcome the challenges, and move forward to grow their businesses.



The Academy will admit founders and key team members into intensive general and tailored sessions for the period of 8 weeks. 

The covered fields are:

Finance/Capital and Cost efficiency

Economies of Scale, Business model refinement

Operational Excellence and Resource Management

Business Development

Advanced Marketing techniques



Selection criteria

12-10 startups founders or CEOs will be selected based on : 

 

Startup qualification:

Innovative startup in terms of technology, management, and/or production. 

Startup of +1 year of foundation.

Address all provinces of Iraq.

Validated business model.

proven track record of sales achievements. 

Age of 20 to 40 

Business development experts evaluation of the startup on previous achievements and scalability opportunity 



Post-graduation services

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.


 




Posted in on Sunday, 9th February, 2020