Welcome to Somali’s Innovation Hub

We are young, ambitious, and insipred. We are building a propserous Somalia through entreprenurship and innovation.

A home to learn, share ideas, explore business and investment opportunities, and shape the countries’ economic ecosystem.


Who We Are

We are the launching-pad for Somali's innovation, entrepreneurship and technological leap-frogging. We are community of pioneers and social-disputers to drive economic prosperity.


What We Do

We nurture Somali's tech talents, entrepreneurs and innovators who are pioneering real-time solutions. Through our blended approach, we offer a unique design-thinking skills that unlocks every potentials into a reality. We welcome every dreamer.


How We Do It

We work with every aspect of the community, irrespective of their economic and social condition. We take people-to-people approach and build a partnership. We then design a customized programs that would enable every startup to immediately unleash into the market.

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Our Ecosystem

We are committed to strengthening and building a sustainable local ecosystem through various programs. In honoring this, we pioneered and launched a number of initiatives -- ranging from local governance to coding school that is aimed at investing in the next generation of software engineers. Our initiatives are led by a competent team who have passion and desire in driving social-impact solutions. Each initiative offers a unique solution that is blended with innovation and social disruption.





Rise Academy



Dalble Initiative



Abdiaziz Youth Center



Kobciye Program


Meet Our Thriving Startups

Meet our growing startups that are driving and delivering real-time solutions. Our startups stretch from an agribusiness solution to a green climate solution. These startups benefited from our incubation and accelerations program, and they are now rolling in. They hail from different regions and bring innovative solutions.

Our Valued Partners

Backed by a robust network of strategic partners, we pride ourselves in supporting young entrepreneurs and innovators to seed and scale their sustainable solutions for Somalia.


A Community of Founders

Resilient, innovative, and determined. These are just some of the characteristics our community of founders embody. Now, hear what they had to say about working with us.

Updates and Events

Don’t miss our upcoming events, and hear our latest news.

iRise Hub at BIC Africa Boot Camp and Annual Gathering

As a collaborating partner in the “BIC Somali” project, iRise Hub was pleased to participate in a two-day Boot Camp…

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AWE Odyssey Continues: Thursdays’s Session

Our AWE cohort engaged in another captivating session featuring group activities and enriching discussions.

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iRise Hub Newsletter — Your October Edition, 2023

Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. iRise Hub Newsletter — Your October Edition, 2023     Embassy…

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AWE Somalia Attended the International Day of the Girl Child Event

The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs in Somalia (AWE Somalia) attended a special event on October 11, 2023, to commemorate the…

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Understanding Ai Landscape in somalia

Call For Application Understanding Ai Landscape in somalia 3:00 pm 16 October 2023

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iRise Hub Newsletter — Your September Edition, 2023

Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. iRise Hub Newsletter — Your September Edition, 2023     Diaspora…

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