Discover the best startups from emerging markets

Seedstars World promotes, connects and invests up to $1 Million in emerging market startups through its exclusive startup competition in over 65 countries.

Win up to $1 Million

Win up to $1,000,000 in investment, along with multiple prizes and perks.

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Startup Competition

Seedstars World is a Switzerland based startup competition that takes place in emerging markets. We run 65+ local competitions where we identify the best seed-stage startups, give them pitch training and award the winners with an opportunity to compete in the Seedstars Summit where one of them will be crowned Seedstars World Global Winner.

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Selected Startups





Seedstars Summit

Join us for the Seedstars Summit 2017 in Lausanne, Switzerland on Thursday 6th April 2017 and watch the 65+ startups who qualified through our Local Competitions battle for equity investment of up to $1.5mn!

Regional Summits

Top startups, investors, corporates and media come together for our regional conference series. We will be announcing the 2017 events soon.

Local Competitions

Attend or pitch at one of the qualification rounds that includes mentoring, networking, keynotes and pitching.