Abdelhameed Sharara

Abdelhameed Sharara

CEO at Riseup

Startupbootcamp FinTech Cairo Mentor

Sharara, is the CEO and cofounder of RiseUp; the Middle East and Africa’s top startup platform organising the famous RiseUp Summit with more than 5000 attendees from 52 countries every year. His efforts were acknowledged in more than 300 local and international media outlets such as Techcrunch, Forbes, Wall Street Journal and The Economist. He was also selected as Egypt’s top influencer due to the RiseUp Summit 2015’s impact on the regional ecosystem. Top 100 Arab Pioneers by UAE Prime Minister’s World Government Summit and Too 100 African Influencers by MIPAD magazine.