A new batch of participants has graduated from The Next Economy Program, a collaborative effort by the SOS Children’s Village Somalia and iRise Hub. The graduation ceremony was attended by individuals from diverse backgrounds, including government officials, banks, entrepreneurs, TNE Alumni, iRise Hub, and SOS management. Nine startups had the opportunity to pitch their business ideas to a jury for a chance to win seed investment.
Over the span of six months, 30 entrepreneurs embarked on a journey with iRise Hub, enriching their knowledge in Business Management Skills. Mr. Abdirahman, the Chief Learning Officer at iRise Hub, congratulated the nine advancing companies and encouraged them to find a harmonious balance between their financial requirements and overall business needs. He extended his best wishes to all present and past beneficiaries of the program for a successful future. “