in one word

We are driven by the sole passion of building sustainable local ecosystem that can transform and create social-impact ideas and solutions.

What We Do

We nurture support entrepreneurs, and startups with a physical platform, training, mentoring, and entrepreneurship programs that transform ideas into businesses that create jobs, opportunities, and add value to the Somalia economy

Incubation and Acceleration

Social-impact bootcamps

Mentoring and training

Research & Consulting

Seed Investment

Mentoring and training

How We Work

We believe Somalia is at cusp of major transformation. That transformation will come from, in part, how we address our interconnected challenges and, in other part, how we drive innovation and technology to translate these challenges into opportunity.

What we Focus

Our Ecosystems

Since its inception in 2017, iRise has become a thriving community, a launching pad for new ideas, a place for civic and social entrepreneurs


We are organizing a workshop on “How to hold a knife”  by Chef Abshir Mahammud Farah

We’ve partnered with Astan TV to support youth-led startups, social innovators and entrepreneurs in the Holy month of Ramadan.

On the occasion of international Women's Day, we are excited to host an inspiring talk on women in Tech and Entrepreneurship Space.



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