RAISE 2023

Reveal & Accelerate Innovation in Saudi’s Ecosystem


A two part symposium held in the Silicon Valley in March 2023 and in Saudi Arabia in December 2023.


Scale-Up Pitch Competition

During this three-day event, participants can attend a Scale-Up Pitch Competition: American Scale-up companies interested in expanding to Saudi Arabia and looking for partners and investors.


Entrepreneurs can pitch their idea in front of interested business leaders with the aim of getting advice or possibly funding.

We welcome applications from innovators creating value in products or services in any industry segment.

Extra weightage for the March event will be given to ventures that fulfill the following criteria:

The ventures should:

1. Show traction in their relevant industry

2. Be above MVP and should be at least pre-seeded

3. Have incorporated status or relevant legal entity status


Ventures do not need to be profitable but must show a viable business model (clear path to profitability (revenue/growth & demonstrated retention) or social impact with followers/members relevant to their product/service


Note: Product and/or service in any industry related to technology/innovation


We are building bridges between Saudi Arabian and North American innovation ecosystems and we look forward to welcoming qualified startups to join us on this journey. Please complete the following information and we will contact you.

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