Special Events

Special Events are tailored events for the startups need and stakeholders that will take place during the RiseUp summit. These events include; pitching competitions, networking event, crowdfunding and entertainment happenings.

City Caravans Networking Event

Park your Caravans, have some koshari, and join our Networking event for all the City Caravans invited to this year’s RiseUp 16 Summit. We’re planning to bring you all together to feast your eyes on the various entrepreneurial ecosystems coming from all over the world, and give it a taste of Egyptian flavor.

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Investors Breakfast by Cairo Angels “Bridge Rounds”

Breakfasts are the most important meal of the day, but this one might be the most important one of your life. Cairo Angels is collaborating with RiseUp to bring you their follow-on funding event, where a few companies will get the chance to bring their startups some major funding for their startups.

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Speaker’s Networking Dinner

Let’s end #RiseUp16 on a high note! On the final day of the summit, partners and contributors will be gathered for a final networking showdown to celebrate the summit’s conclusion. We want to give a special sendoff to all the wonderful speakers who have flown from across the globe to attend the summit, and thank them for sharing their knowledge, experiences and vision to thousands of attendees.

This dinner will be co-hosted by RiseUp and (TBD) at (TBD) on Sunday, December 10th. We hope you all come aboard for our final meet and greet session, and wish that RiseUp16 had delivered to you a memorable experience.

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Investor Cocktail Reception

Along with key regional and international partners, RiseUp will host its second investor Cocktail Reception at the British Embassy on the 8th of December for a private evening of cocktails, networking and a special dinner.

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Coming to RiseUp16 this year will be an event first of its kind in Egypt; WUZZUF are coming to town as they organize an event to connect prominent startups with high potential talents and senior professionals passionate enough to play part in the rise of these exciting new ventures.

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Uber Pitch and Ride

Entrepreneurs, your chance to shine has come! Uber is giving you the chance to pitch to some of the MENA region’s most prominent investors. Ten lucky winners will get a ten-minute ride around Tahrir Square in a vintage Uber automobile and the opportunity to impress one of these investors. Do you have what it takes? Apply now through this link [insert link]. The deadline is December 6th!