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From Exhibitions to Networking Meetings, RiseUp Goes Citywide with 5 Satellite Events

Whether you’re an emerging boss lady, an art enthusiast or addicted to entrepreneurship, RiseUp brings you 4 events combining entertainment and entrepreneurship. Who said business events are boring?

Staff Writer

We all know attending the annual RiseUp Summit isn’t enough food for our entrepreneurial brains, which is why we’ve got Satellite Events. Imagine a dinner party with your future investors, Satellite Events are designed to be an extension to the RiseUp Summit, taking over Cairo by storm to provide an enriching experience to the summit and creating a first-of-a-kind festival. Happening at the metropolitan city’s hottest and hippest spots and hosted by the ecosystem’s most impactful changemakers, Satellite Events are here to give you a time worth remembering by merging entertainment and entrepreneurship under Cairo’s endless sky and further allowing you, fellow business-savvy entrepreneur, to explore all the boundless potential that lies within Egypt’s ecosystem.

Entreprenelle / November 30

Egypt’s biggest network for female entrepreneurs is inviting you to attend a networking session held in partnership with RiseUp on November 30th, in Maadi. Attendees will be given the chance to discuss what it means to be a female entrepreneur and how to launch a successful business, with all the know-how provided by the ecosystem’s brightest female business-owners. The networking session will also discuss how to navigate the muddy waters of entrepreneurship as a woman, because they know it’s not easy for you queens.

Don’t forget to register to attend by clicking here, and be there at 6:00 PM sharp!

Flat6Labs Cairo / December 4

The MENA’s leading accelerator and investor, Flat6Labs Cairo are hosting a Demo Day for their Fall Cycle on December 4, making the ceiling of Four Seasons Cairo Nile Plaza burst with innovation as attendees review the progress of startups. Whether you’re an investor looking for the next big-thing, a startup eyeing the next cycle or someone who enjoys an entrepreneurial extravaganza (like me!), this is your chance to take a deep dive and learn all about the region’s most exciting accelerator programme.

Click here to register, the fun starts up at 5:00 PM!

Womena / December 4

Calling all Boss ladies of Cairo, celebrate a new wave of feminism in the ecosystem by joining the relaunch of Womena’s BossLadies initiative on December 4th. In their first comeback event with RiseUp Summit, the Satelline Event by Womena will host a guided meditation session and a fireside chat with Alya Mooro, British-Egyptian author of the bestselling book: The Greater Freedom. As Cairo’s most colorful does and shakers get together for an intimate gathering in KMT House Maadi’s cozy garden, other activities at this networking session include a creative performance of slam poetry and a book signing. Registering will also make you one of the first entrees on Womena’s new and improved Bosslady platform, with a free membership for 2020 in your pocket.

Click here to register your attendance.

“Holy Shift!”/ December 4 to 23

Taking place at AUC’s Sharjah Art Gallery from the 4th to the 23rd of December is the ‘Holy Shift!’ art exhibition. The event showcases AUC Graphic Design programme’s senior graduation projects that have been in the works for the past year. From reviving cultural figures and traditions to shedding the light on social causes by creating awareness, the event aims to remind entrepreneurs of the sheer creativity that lies in Cairo.

Click here to register and get your fix of inspiration from the finest arts.

Investors' Dinner / December 7

The annual Investors' Dinner invites selected esteemed members of the ecosystem to the Embassy of Sweden in Egypt for an intimate dinner. Even though it seems like a blue-collar meeting rather than an event, it is the ultimate opportunity to network and exchange ideas and information with the region's biggest startup fanatics. I can't tell you where to register because this initiative is an invite-only event hosted by RiseUp in collaboration with Egyptian VC firm, Algebra Ventures.

Haven't bought your tickets yet? Catch them before they turn into late owls and double in price: riseupsummit.com/home#tickets


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