Rise is the first innovation and technology hub that is launched in Mogadishu with the aim of unlocking the potential of Somalia’s talents and accelerating changes and economic development. Since its inception in 2017, iRise has become a thriving community, a launching pad for new ideas, a place for civic and social entrepreneurs – and a home for digital doers. In fact, our founders envisioned space and enabling environment where techies, innovators, digital-doers, and investors can connect and co-create a sustainable ecosystem for Somalia and beyond. Our founding vision was to help social entrepreneurs to hack innovative solutions to Somali’s challenges.
We are guided by a set of core values that promotes integrity, diversity, transparency and digital inclusion.
Become the premier hub for new ideas, solutions that can create a sustainable ecosystem for Somalia and beyond
Is to create a favorable space for technology, innovators and entrepreneurs to accelerate the Somali economy and digital developments.
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
iRise has a vibrant, dynamic and dedicated team that has deep passion and drive for thinking outside-the-box and believes in technology and innovation.
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Learning Officer
Head of finance
Internal audit - Consultant
Communication and Partnerships