RISE is a new kind of organization – one that believes in the capacity, creativity, and ingenuity of Egyptians, and those who love Egypt, to unleash innovative solutions to the country’s biggest development challenges.
What is RISE?
RISE is a global nonprofit that is leveraging its network of top experts, investors, and researchers to accelerate entrepreneurship for development in Egypt.
Think and Do Tank
RISE is a "Think and Do Tank" that links capacity-building for growth stage social enterprises with world class research to enable an evidence-based scale-up of its portfolio companies.
RISE promotes collaboration across sectors and facilitates important conversations between stakeholders in the private sector, civil society, and policymaking communities about the roles of impact investing, public-private partnerships, and research in accelerating development.
We are inspired by what’s possible today, motivated by what’s needed for tomorrow, and united by a love for Egypt.
Smart and passionate, these entrepreneurs are making waves and creating jobs in areas of impact for Egypt.
These committed individuals prove that smart organizations can get things done while having fun.
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Show your support for Egyptian innovators by building a one-of-a-kind organization dedicated to bringing the best talent and resources the world has to offer to some of the most forward-thinking entrepreneurs in Egypt!
We invite you to become a member and take the lead in supporting and growing Egyptian innovation.