About iRisehub

iRise Mogadishu Innovation Hub is the first co-working space in Mogadishu. It was founded by a team of likeminded individuals on the premise of transforming Somalia into a silicon horn. Headquartered in Mogadishu, iRise is space for Somali innovators, techies, and aspiring entrepreneurs.

iRise Mogadishu Innovation Hub is the first co-working space in Mogadishu. It was founded by a team of likeminded individuals on the premise of transforming Somalia into a silicon horn. Headquartered in Mogadishu, iRise is space for Somali innovators, techies, and aspiring entrepreneurs.

Mision

Become the premier hub for new ideas, solutions that can create a sustainable ecosystem for Somalia and beyond.

Vision

To create a favorable space for technology, innovators and entrepreneurs to accelerate the Somali economy and digital developments.

Our Value.

We are guided by a set of core values that promotes integrity, diversity, transparency and digital inclusion.

Who We Are

HIS HIGHNESS  Walid Al-Saqaf

HIS HIGHNESS Walid Al-Saqaf

HIS EXCELLENCY Walid Al-Saqaf

HIS EXCELLENCY Walid Al-Saqaf

HIS EXCELLENCY Walid Al-Saqaf

iRise have qualified administrative team, tech experts and business developers who are based at iRise Hub headquarter in Mogadishu while others provide support and contribution from their respective locations.

How we work

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

Innovation

To produce innovative ideas and solutions, we are guided by the thinking-outside-the box mentality.

Diversity

We strive to bring on-board everyone who wants to be part on this journey without any discrimination.

Community

Building and nurturing a community with diverse skills and common agenda.

How We invest

The future of investing

Investing in blue Economy

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Impact Delivered

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Our Values

Innovators joining the Kobciye Program, will be part of a world-class tech ecosystem that offers global opportunities from an enabling business environment for entrepreneurial-minded innovators

Integrity

Supporting Somali start-ups to improve their business models and processes to help them grow and scale.

Diversity

Providing high-touch mentor relationships, tapping into our extensive network to find the right mentor-mentee fit.

Transparency

Offering state-of-the art, and fully serviced office space; the iRise community offers unparalled access to Mogadishu's entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Inclusion

Leveraging our Kobciye Fund to recieve, patient capital to our portfolio companies, de-risking them to unlock follow-on funding.

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Let's Talk

Connect with us and find out how our entrepreneurial skill-building and youth engagement programs in Somalia can help you deliver impact.