The RiseUp Summit that is taking place starting today at the King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) is expected to attract more than 10,000 participants, more than 150 startups, 150 investors, and 200 speakers from around the world to share global experiences as well as the latest developments in many areas.
The summit is supported by the National Technology Development Program (NTDP) of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, in the framework of a strategic partnership with the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming, and Drones (SAFCSP).
The RiseUp Summit also includes some sectors specialized in entrepreneurship in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, such as the Saudi Venture Investment Company. The General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises. Garage, Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO); Ministry of Tourism, and funded investors.
RiseUp Saudi Arabia
Princess Lolwa bint Yazid, CEO of RiseUp in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, explained that the Kingdom is witnessing a historic boom in the startup community.
She said that the Kingdom was and will remain the biggest supporter of this sector. This is because it represents a prosperous future for the economies of the world. Startups affect the lives of the citizens of the Kingdom, which is clear and tangible. This is because the efficiency of the daily life of citizens has improved by relying on modern technology in managing all tasks. Startups require numerous resources and abundant investments in order to achieve continuous growth.
The RiseUp platform connects startups with the most relevant resources around the globe. It is the company behind the largest event related to startups and entrepreneurship in the Middle East and Northern Africa. RiseUp Summit.
The company was founded in 2014 by Abdel Hamid Sharara, and is headquartered in Cairo, Egypt. The company seeks to be a link between local and global stakeholders and networks. Companies and ecosystems are able to accelerate their work, growth, and innovation by integrating diverse talents and resources.