Updated Sep 19, 2017CLOSED

Seedstars World 2017: Africa

Offered by Seedstars World

Seedstars World, the biggest seed stage startup competition for emerging markets is coming back to Africa to scout for the top high growth startups and entrepreneurs and accelerate them on their path to global success. On this 2017 edition of the tour, they will visit over 25 cities across Sub-Saharan Africa to host bootcamps and pitch competitions, adding countries such as Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia to its tour. The winner from each country is invited to the final at the Seedstars Global Summit in Switzerland to compete for up to $500,000 in equity investment and additional multiple prizes and perks.
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EquityType
CLOSEDNov 10, 2017Deadline
$500,000Amount
UnavailableDuration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 3: Proof of Concept
Implemented in:
RegionN/A
CountryBotswana, Angola, Algeria, Mauritius, Rwanda, Libya, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Madagascar
Focus AreasAll Sectors and Technology
  • Maximum 2 years since founding date
  • Maximum USD 0.5m funding
  • Minimum Viable Product (MVP)
  • Need to use technology to solve a local or regional issue

Application Directions

Step 1: Make sure you have a venture profile published on the VC4Africa platformwith your most recent pitch deck attached.

Step 2: Apply to one of the 15 local events in Africa through theonline form.

Application And Awards Process

Apply to one of the 15 local events based on the schedule and dates of registration

Country--City-- Event Date-- Registration

Rwanda-- Kigali--October 6--September 22
Algeria--Algiers--October 6--September 22
Angola--Luanda--October 13--September 29
Zambia--Lusaka--October 20--October 6
Libya--Tripoli--October 20--October 6
Mauritius--Port Louis--November 3--October 20
Madagascar--Antananarivo--November 10--October 27
Botswana--Gaborone--November 3--October 23
Zimbabwe--Harare--October 27--October 16
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