With over 150 speakers, 150 exhibiting start-ups, 20 workshops and 50 pitches! The RiseUp Summit 2017 comes with “‘Innovation to Improve Human Experience (HX)” theme to change the Middle East (MENA)’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. The summit announced a 3 days agenda, in which attendees will exchange views of how to develop HX through utilizing the three mail modern day business blocks: Capital, Creative and Technology!
RiseUp Summit 2017 gathers experts in the heart of Cairo
The Summit will be held in Downtown Cairo from December 1st, till December 3rd, 2017, and will have entrepreneurial ecosystems participants from Lebanon, Amman, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Ramallah, and Tunis. During the summit, contributors are in to exchange the best ideas about game-changing concepts and network opportunities.
This year’s list of speakers include Chris Do, CEO of Blind, a brand strategy design consultancy, and founder of The Futur, an online platform dedicated to teaching creative thinkers about the concept of design. The speakers will also include Vish Makhijani, CEO of Udacity and Sharif El-Badawi, partner at 500 Startups and Chairman of TechWadi _a non-profit organization aiming to bring the MENA region’s ecosystem and Silicon Valley closer together.
“Our focus is on ideas that are unique, creative and disruptive, so we can push thought leaders to confidently conquer their markets, not only inside their countries, but also across the region –and very possibly, the world,” RiseUp Summit Manager, Dalia Kamar, confirmed. “Every year, we continually enhance the experience we offer our attendees. The summit itself is a truly enriching experience, but our Satellite Events help us add more value than ever before. Hosting these events is open to everyone, giving us a chance to reach a wider audience and offer even more diverse, value-adding content,” Kamar added.