Startup Roadshow (Jusoor Syria)
Sep
29
to Oct 4

Startup Roadshow (Jusoor Syria)

Calling all Syrian entrepreneurs abroad! The Startup Roadshow, organized by Jusoor Syria and SPARK, is inviting Syrian startups in Beirut, Amman, Erbil, Istanbul and Gaziantep to participate in an exciting competition and get training, mentorship, and incredible perks! Apply by September 16 to secure your spot!  https://jusoorsyria.com/roadshow/

Five One Labs is a proud partner of the Startup Roadshow in Erbil. 

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!ڕاهێنانی ئۆنلاین:  دۆزینەوە و گەشەپێدانی  بیرۆكه‌ی کاری نوێ
May
14
7:00 PM19:00

!ڕاهێنانی ئۆنلاین: دۆزینەوە و گەشەپێدانی بیرۆكه‌ی کاری نوێ

ئایا خوازیاری كاری خۆت دابمه‌زرێنی، به‌ڵام دۆزینەوەی بیرۆكه‌ی بازرگانی نوێ لەلات قورسە ؟

کەواتە  به‌شداربه‌ له‌ ڕاهێناني ئۆنلاینی ( دروستكردن و گەشەپێدانی  بیرۆكه‌ی کاری نوێ)، لەسەر بنەمای بەکارهێنانی بیرکردنەوەی داهێنەرانە.


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Entrepreneurship for All: Startup Bootcamp
May
4
to May 5

Entrepreneurship for All: Startup Bootcamp

The Startup Bootcamp is a great opportunity for young innovators! The two-day workshop will take participants through an shortened version of the steps you need to learn to start your business, including thinking of your idea, doing research on your customers, building a prototype or sample of your product and presenting and pitching your idea.

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جلسة عبر الإنترنت: تطوير فكرة مبتكرة
Apr
18
7:00 PM19:00

جلسة عبر الإنترنت: تطوير فكرة مبتكرة

هل أنت مهتم بريادة الأعمال ولكنك تواجه صعوبة في التفكير في فكرة العمل؟ انضم للجلسة التي تنظمها "منظمة فايف وان لابس" عبر الإنترنيت حول "كيفية تطوير واستخدام التفكير الإبداعي لتطوير فكرة مبتكرة

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Online Training: Developing Creative Startup Ideas
Apr
16
7:00 PM19:00

Online Training: Developing Creative Startup Ideas

Are you interested in entrepreneurship but don't know how to come up with a business idea? Join Five One Labs for our online training, called "Creativity, Innovation and Idea Development: How to Come Up With a Startup Idea," to learn more! 

The training is free and open to the public. No prior experience with entrepreneurship or startups is necessary! Sign up using this link here. 

This training is part of the Five One Labs and IOM "Entrepreneurship for All" program.


Note: The training will take place on an online platform called Zoom, and we will email you a link the day before the training which you will use to log in to our private training "room". You should be able to use Google, Facebook or a Zoom account (which you can create for free) to sign into the training. It is not required that you have your video turned on for the training but you can do so if you'd like.  

You can find more information about how to use Zoom here. We encourage you to test out the platform a few hours before the training so you are able to join the session on time. We also ask that you try and sign into the training a few minutes early in case you have any tech problems and need any assistance. 

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Women in Tech and Entrepreneurship Summit: Sulaimani
Apr
7
12:30 PM12:30

Women in Tech and Entrepreneurship Summit: Sulaimani

  • The American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Women in Tech and Entrepreneurship Summit is designed to bring together inspiring female leaders and innovators across Iraq to explore opportunities for women in technology and entrepreneurship in the region. Through inspirational keynotes, panel discussions on technology and entrepreneurship, and skills and career development workshops, this event series provides all the content and networking opportunities for females to flourish in the tech and startup sectors in Iraq.

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HackaSuly
Nov
24
to Nov 25

HackaSuly

  • American University of Iraq - Sulaimani (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hosted at the American University of Iraq - Sulaimani, HackaSuly brings the coding community in Sulaimani and Kurdistan together over a weekend to work in teams and turn their ideas into technological solutions. 

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AUIS Vision
Nov
22
9:00 AM09:00

AUIS Vision

  • American University of Iraq - Sulaimani (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

AUIS Vision is a three-day workshop being held at the American University of Iraq. The workshop will be focused on business, innovation, and tips running successful startups in the current economic and political climate of the Kurdistan Region. 

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Five One Labs:: Startup Incubator Applications Open!
Sep
18
to Oct 1

Five One Labs:: Startup Incubator Applications Open!

Our first 3-month startup incubator program will run from October 22 - February 1, 2017!

Apply for the first 3-month startup incubator cohort by October 1 at 11:59pm.

Are you a young, motivated individual in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq with an idea to start a business? Are you committed to participating in a three-month, full-time program in Erbil to help make your idea into a reality?

If so, we want to hear from you!

Fill in the application below and submit your resume or CV to applications@fiveonelabs.org by October 1 at 11:59 PM Iraq time to be considered for the program. 

Read more information here to learn if you should apply. 

 

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Five One Labs :: Fostering a Culture of Entrepreneurship in Kurdistan
Aug
2
6:00 PM18:00

Five One Labs :: Fostering a Culture of Entrepreneurship in Kurdistan

As part of our Summer Startup Festival, Five One Labs will be hosting a panel entitled "Fostering a Culture of Entrepreneurship in Kurdistan," which will feature a discussion among entrepreneurs, academics and youth leaders about the opportunities for entrepreneurship, especially for youth, in the region.

Speakers include: Neven Wali (Professor, AUIS), Marwan Jabbar (Founder, Mishwar), Leila Salehiravesh (IOM) and youth leaders from TEDx Nishtiman, with more speakers to be confirmed.

The event is free to attend and refreshments will be served. Please register on Eventbrite to confirm your attendance.

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Five One Labs :: Startup Bootcamp
Jul
28
to Jul 29

Five One Labs :: Startup Bootcamp

Do you have an idea that you want to turn into a business? Are you ready to be the next Facebook or Google?

As part of the Summer Startup Festival, Five One Labs will be hosting its first Startup Bootcamp in Erbil for all of those interested in entrepreneurship and innovation!

Participants will spend two days learning about getting to know your customers, developing creative ideas, and building out your business model. Pitch your idea at the end of the Bootcamp and you could win a prize!

We welcome ideas at any stage and no coding or prior business skills are necessary.

Join us and turn your idea into a reality. Apply today. 

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Re:Coded :: Social Innovation Hackathon
Jul
21
to Jul 22

Re:Coded :: Social Innovation Hackathon

Five One Labs is a proud sponsor of the upcoming Social Innovation Hackathon in Erbil, Iraq. We will be awarding the winning teams prizes including mentors and admission into our startup bootcamps later in the summer!

About the Event:

The first ever Social Innovation Hackathon in Erbil is taking place on July 21 - 22, organized by Re:Coded and supported by IOM. The Social Innovation Hackathon will bring together community members, developers, designers, social entrepreneurs, and humanitarians to build creative technology solutions that will help improve the lives of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.  

WHAT IS A HACKATHON?

A hackathon is an event where participants contribute their expertise and collaborate intensively to co-create technology-oriented solutions. The goal of the Social Innovation Hackathon is to learn more about the needs of refugees and internally displaced persons and jump-start a project or help an ongoing project take a giant leap forward.

Three main challenges will be presented to participants at the beginning of the event. Participants will form teams to work together and develop solutions. At the end of the hackathon, teams will have an opportunity to present their ideas, prototypes and business plans to a panel of judges. During the hackathon, subject-matter experts will share knowledge, give feedback and help teams to overcome obstacles.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Developers, designers, refugees, humanitarians, social entrepreneurs, and business minds - we’re looking for you! All you need to bring is your enthusiasm to solve tough challenges for refugees and IDPs (and a laptop if you have one).

PRIZES!

We hope the Social Innovation Hackathon will build collective goodwill, relationships and ideas that will carry on long after the hackathon. A jury of leading figures in the technology and humanitarian communities will decide on the winners. Prizes at the end of the hackathon will help support the most viable projects to move forward.

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Bite.Tech Pitch Bootcamp
Jul
7
to Jul 8

Bite.Tech Pitch Bootcamp

This event is hosted by our partner organization, Bite.Tech. 

Pitch Bootcamp is a two-day career accelerator program designed for students and fresh graduates. The aim of the event is to help participants develop their skills through activities and exercises throughout the two days.  The event also teaches participants to pitch their skills to the employers from various industries who will be present at both days of the event.  Pitch Bootcamp is a great opportunity for youth to start networking, build connections, and improve chances of finding a job. Some participants might even get interviews or even job offers depending on how well they presented themselves during the two days.

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