RiseUp Summit 2017, Egypt

Published on: 21/11/2017

RiseUp: The MENA region’s largest innovation and entrepreneurship summit (1-3 December 2017)


RiseUp is the MENA region’s largest innovation and start-up summit organized annually in Downtown Cairo, Egypt. This year the 3 days event will take place on 1-3 December and will focus on three main themes: creativity, capital and technology.

This is the 5th year that the 3-days conference will bring together the MENA regions entrepreneurship ecosystem.

The conference will feature exhibition and startup stands, discussion panels, workshops, startup pitch competition, mentorship, investor matchmaking, pitch competition, networking events and many more.

Participants can attend and host satellite events as well. Satellites are events organized ‘by the ecosystem for the ecosystem’ to further engage with the ecosystem and to connect with the right people.

Launchpad gives the ultimate announcement opportunity for startups and entrepreneurs announce their big news in front of the exposure of more than 5000 attendees made up of journalists, investors, startups and more. Launchpad accouchements will be on the conference’s main stage and will be reflected on all digital info screens of the event’s venues.

RiseUp 2017 will feature the word’s top speakers on technology, creativity and investment to share their expertise with the region. To see the list of this year’s speakers, click here.