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Awdesh Chetal

Chief Executive Office

Awdesh is a serial entrepreneur who has been run and grown technology companies successfully. He is currently CEO of Hyperthink, A 200+ strong Enterprise technology and IoT products firm. He is CEO of Risin Ventures a local technology investment and incubation firm which works in the startup incubation space in the Middle East.

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Aicha Ghaffari

Project Manager

With more than 15 years of extensive experience in ICT, innovation, and technological transformation, A project manager with a proven track record of leading Strategy Building, Business Development, Digital Marketing, Venture Capital, and Fundraising to promote and support startups and entrepreneurs as well as underserved communities and business owners such as female entrepreneurs and underrepresented founders based in the GCC and MENA regions.

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Mohamed Rabie

Business Development Manager

Mohamed has more than 10 yrs experience managing government startup programs in the Middle East. Mohamed leads program design and delivery for Risin Ventures studio programs, and also its consulting assignments for the government sector in the Middle East.

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Ahlam Jahlan

Programs Support Specialist

Ahlam Evaluates opportunities for new programs introduction and program innovation. Determine local and global partnerships For Entrepreneurs related to innovation. Approach potential incubators and educational institution. Resolve operational problems for each start-up independently. Follow-up with start-ups to ensure they are on track in preparing their budgets and fulfilling their milestones. Evaluate opportunities and make recommendations for start-ups.

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Enad H. Kanaan

Programs Manager

A high-quality, resourceful and results-driven Business Management Expert offering several years of experience in Organizational Development, Change Management, Management of Large Projects, and Programs Design and Implementation. Extensive experience in Business Process Management and Optimization. Demonstrated history in cultivating and maximizing high-value business relationships and strategic partnerships. Lead Design and Implementation of multi-services and processing centers, research and feasibility studies, and intermediate financial modeling for several real estate projects. Business coaching and mentoring for startups and entrepreneurs.

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Samruddhi Gharpure

Business Development Associate

Samruddhi is a seasoned startup consultant, mentor, and advisor. Samruddhi is an investment analyst and advisor for startups and manages investor relations, LP relations, Investment strategy, and investment deployment at Risin Ventures.

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