IRAQPRENEURS would like to wish you all a Happy New Year and thank you for your participation in the Logo Design Competition that took place between the 1stand 30th of November 2017. Proudly, the competition attracted more than 250 creative designs from all around the Arab World and it was launched to provide the youth sector a unique opportunity to take part in creating the incubation platform that aims to identify high potential entrepreneurs and startups in Iraq. This platform will empower start-up talents with the winning tools and resources needed to successfully launch in Iraq and eventually expand in the region and globally.
We are delighted to announce that the winner of the IRAQPRENEURS – Ruwwad Al Iraq Logo Design Competition is the graphic designer Ali Al Tahhan who was awarded a $10,000 cash prize and an appreciation certificate in Babylon Hotel, Baghdad by INNOVEST ME; the growth hacking-business acceleration investment firm. Ali holds a bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences from The University of Al Mosul in Iraq, works as a teacher, and speaks Arabic and Turkish fluently. He also finds interest in photography/video and 3D design. Tahhan’s logo met our specific eligibility criteria that included but was not limited to the distinctiveness, esthetic visual design, equity, modularity & application and simplicity of the logo. In addition, IRAQPRENEURS’ logo has to represent the Iraqi culture and capture key concepts including innovation, entrepreneurship and the start-up ecosystem and Tahhan's logo embodied Iraqi culture and the entrepreneurship spirit.
Bassam Falah, Founder and Managing Director of INNOVEST ME elaborated “Ruwwad Al Iraq aims to shed light on crucial and valuable role of entrepreneurs and their ability to drive economies and to develop prosperous societies. Thus, we are confident that their skills will contribute to a national income through their entrepreneurial ventures, create new businesses and provide new employment opportunities,” he said. “Entrepreneurs are a national asset that must be cultivated, trained and incubated as they are the main vehicle to move an economy forward,” Falah added