RiseUp 2013, Egypt’s first entrepreneurship summit!


Egypt is having its first ever entrepreneurship summit this month and we can’t be more excited to be part of it. RiseUp Egypt 2013 is taking place in the heart of Cairo at the AUC Greek Campus in downtown at November 24th – 25th.


We are so happy to handle registrations and tickets for RiseUp! We are introducing our new offline ticketing solution in partnership with Vodafone Egypt. and sure, Eventtus will be the event’s mobile app that provide everyone with a great networking experience.

Want to attend RiseUp?

  1. Register at the event
  2. Keep watching your inbox, RiseUp team should send you approval anytime.
  3. Get your confirmation code and visit the nearest Vodafone store from this list to pay for your ticket.

We have secured 15 different stores in 5 different cities around Egypt to make payments easy and accessible for everyone and we are going to add more branches as we grow our service.


RiseUp aims to bring different key players of Egypt’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, and the entrepreneurs in one place. Here you are a sneak peak of what to expect at RiseUp:


The Rise-a-thon is where the real action happens during the Rise Up Summit! In this unique hands-on workshop, teams will build new products in less than 2 days to solve a number of challenges. 3 different tracks are combined to tackle different product aspects: a software and electronics Hackathon, a physical fabrication Makeathon, and a business model design Ideathon. Register to join


PitchNRide is a unique event that puts an entrepreneur in the back seat of a cab with an investor. The entrepreneur does not know who the investor is until they get in the cab. They have exactly the time it takes for the cab to circle Tahrir Square to make their pitch. No presentations, just their skills to convey the idea and engage the investor.

There will be a range of investors from angels to VCs. If the investor is really interested they will hand the entrepreneur their business card. The whole thing will be recorded on video and the best will be shown on YouTube during and after RiseUp.


Wamda’s Pitch N’ Mentor is the first of its kind face-to-face pitch-perfecting event in the region. Entrepreneurs join breakout groups with experts as they learn how to perfect their 1-minute elevator pitch for both investors and the media. Attendees are guaranteed to leave with an effective pitch.

This is only a sneak peak, there are more and more waiting for you at the summit. See you there 😉

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