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Beyond CapitaL

Summit 2022

November 18 – 19, ’22

  • Panels Venue : Friendship Hall, Khartoum, Sudan
  • Workshops Venue : 249Startups HQ, Al-Manshia

A Summit for Smart Capital

 Beyond Capital Summit is designed to explore the potential of investments in the country and the ways to incorporate entrepreneurs and startups in international investments. This will happen by connecting the different actors in the ecosystem to listen to each other and understand and address the issue at hand.

Global Entrepreneurship Week is an initiative to celebrate entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs all over the world; it takes a place in November of each year in 170 countries, where thousands of events and competitions inspire millions of people. This year, and in the spirit of collaboration, 249Startups participating in GEW Sudan activities organized by Innovation & entrepreneurship Community IEC in its 8th edition happening between the 16th to 19th of November, will host the first Beyond Capital Investment Summit as part of the week’s activities.


Speakers & Investors






2 Days

20+ Speakers & Investors

Day 1 : 

Friday, 18 Nov 2022
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Venue : 249Startups HQ

Angel Investors Training
( Invitation Only )  

Sudan Angels is the first Angel Investors Network in Sudan dedicated to connecting early stage Sudanese businesses with angel investors . It aims to  bring together businesses looking for investment with investors who has the capital, contacts and knowledge to help them succeed and develop the entrepreneurship ecosystem. This training workshop will give introduction to first-time Angel Investments that are willing to invest a minimum 5000 $ into startups within the next 12 months. This workshop going to be part of series of educational programs for indviduals interested in understanding & knowing more about :

  • Difference between SMEs & Startups

  • How to select companies & and how to invest in them

  • Basic Legal & Investment terms

  • Angel investors’ roles in the growing ecosystem

  • Captables, founders’ agreements & how investments happen

  • Dos & Donts when starting angel investing in Startups

Sudan Angels Network



Friday, 18 Nov 2022
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Venue : 249Startups HQ

Legal training for Lawyers
( Only to lawyers, Law graduates & students interested in SMEs & Startup’s laws )  

According to a recent study by 249Startups, about half of the surveyed firms were not officially registered, with 71.4% of them having the intention to register. The most common reason for not registering a business is the lack of knowledge about the registration process & advisory, followed by the high registration cost.

 249Startups and Abdeen & Co Legal Firm are hosting a workshop on Business Legal 101 to share insights and lessons to understand how lawyers can play a major role in supporting businesses to operate efficiently, while also taking legal precautions.  Apply to explore the importance of laws in driving the business landscape in Sudan.

This series of workshops will discuss topics will range from:

– Business Structures & Founders agreements

– Personal liability and protection of assets

– Negotiating business partnership disputes

– Structuring the right contracts and agreements for a business

– Patent and Copyright issues

Abdeen & Co Legal Firm


Networking Event

18 Nov 2022
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Venue : Al-Tayeb Salih Hall, Friendship Hall

SMEs Demo Day

( Invitation to Investors, Companies, Organizations, MFIs & Banks )  


249Startups, one of the country’s largest hubs for entrepreneurship will be hosting its 1st SMEs Demo Day on Friday, November 18th featuring 10 promising companies from its 1st cohort of SANAD Business Incubation Program (In partnership with UNIDO & Funded by the European Union). As entrepreneurship continues to reshape the world, 249Startups, a home for innovation that provides the space, support, access to financing, inspiration, and community needed for a strong and vibrant entrepreneurial culture introduces its annual Demo-Day event for the SANAD Business program this upcoming week.

Selected graduates of the SANAD SMEs Incubation program will be presenting their business growth of the past 4 months to selected members from the community of Investors, Microfinance & Banking institutions, Development organizations as well as Private sector companies to secure further capital, business deals, and potential contracts.


Europian Union Sudan

Program Partners

Day 2 : Panels

19 Nov 2022
11:50 am – 1:20 pm
Venue : Al-Tayeb Salih Hall, Friendship Hall

Banking & Capital markets

( Public Panel )  


When addressing the investment climate, special attention should be put on discussing the acting institutions. Banks and different financial institutions are vital elements for entrepreneurs and business owners to access finance and ease the process of attaining financial services.


Moderator : Anas Bashr

Experementation Designer,

Braa Eisa

Executive Director,


Rayan Kamal

Head of Corporate,

United Capital Bank 

Nada Taha

General Manager,

DAL Microfinance

Safa Eltayeb

Head of Corporate Products & Services,

Bank of Khartoum

Discussion Panel 

19 Nov 2022
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Venue : Al-Tayeb Salih Hall, Friendship Hall

Emerging Investment Opportunities
( Public Panel )  

Investment opportunities are emerging in Sudan at high rates. Detecting and noticing successful opportunities is a matter of understanding the market and its dynamics. The Emerging investment opportunities panel will gather experts and specialists in the field of strategy in different organizations and enterprises, to discuss and provide insights on the future’s investment success stories.


Moderator :
Safia Mohamed

Entrepreneur & Co Founder,
Mango Gate

Amro Nour

Founder & Business Development Advisor,
Momentum Bamboo

Hind Abulmaali

Managing Partner,
NarBase Technologies

Mutaz Mohamed

Managing Director,

Elmuiz Osman

New Business Development Head
DAL Food



19 Nov 2022
5:40 pm – 7:00 pm
Venue : Al-Tayeb Salih Hall, Friendship Hall

Investing for

the Next decade
( Public Panel )  

A brighter future for the entrepreneurial ecosystem is what we collectively strive to achieve. Investing for the next decade panel will address and discuss the required measures and reforms in investment methods and approaches, to enable a more sustainable business climate in the future.


Ahmed Elmurtada

Managing Partner, 249Startups

Sanjeev Debipersad

Director of Investments Portfolio,


Mohamed Yousif

Managing Partner,
Africa Catalytic Investment Partners


Investment Associate, Delphos International

Amin Shibeika

Deputy CEO – Chief Business Officer,
Faisal Islamic Bank

Dr.Mohamed Abdeen

Managing Partner,
Abdeen & Co Legal Firm


Investors / VIP


It gives you Access to


All GEW Public Activities

SMEs Demo Day Event

Angel Investors Training

1-1 Investment Meetings

Dealsflow & Deal rooms

Sudan Angels Meetups

GEW Conference

General Pass

It gives you Access to


All GEW Public Panels

All Public sessions

Networking Events

Access Exhibition 



Investors Virtual


It gives you Access to


Beyond Capital Panels

SMEs Demo Day Virtual

1-1 Investment Meetings

Dealsflow & Deal rooms




Day 1 – 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm 

Angel Investors Training

Day 1 – 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Legal Training for Lawyers