RiseUp was founded in 2013 and it has grown over the years from a grassroots movement to a global phenomenon. The purpose behind RiseUp has remained the same: to connect startups to the most relevant resources worldwide. RiseUp acts as the glue that fuses ecosystems together to help them realise their ultimate potential. By connecting stakeholders to local and global networks, and fusing diverse talents and resources, ecosystems are enabled to accelerate, innovate, and grow.
RiseUp’s mission is accomplished through their four products: Summit, Connect, Explore, and Meetup. The summit is a three-day, one-stop-shop, entrepreneurship marathon. From workshops, inspiring talks, and panel discussions to startup stations, pitch competitions, and networking platforms with industry experts; whoever you are, RiseUp will find a place for you.
Over the past five years RiseUp has welcomed 9,566 attendees,
520 speakers, 307 investors, more than 54 nationalities, 110 partners, 22 sponsors, 510 volunteers, and