10 Nov 2017

Event description

Seedstars World is coming to Nairobi!

The 10 best startups from Nairobi will be invited to pitch in front of an investment panel and compete to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup of Seedstars Nairobi 2017. The winning startup will join the global Seedstars Family and take part in the regional and global Seedstars Summits that include our tried and tested bootcamp and investor forum. It's a catalytic platform for high growth emerging market startups.

In addition to seeing the top startups pitch, you can look forward to an event filled with disruptive tech, inspirational discussions, networking sessions and one flight ticket for the winner to come to Switzerland to compete for over $1mn in investment.

Register to attend or apply to pitch below.
You can also submit your application through our partner's platform at VC4A.com

Attendee Registration

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Program

16:30
Arrival / Networking
16:30 - 16:45
Kick off
16:45 - 18:00
First pitching session
18:00 - 18:30
Break
18:30 - 19:30
Second pitching session
19:30 - 20:15
Jury Deliberation / Networking
20:15
Announcement of the winner

Startup Applications

Deadline for applications - 02 Nov 2017 24:00 UTC

Nairobi

Partners

Nailab
Standard Bank
Jumia Food
Nairobi Garage
Merck
Enel Green Power
Microsoft 4Afrika
Orange
VC4Africa

Jury

Claudia Makadristo

Claudia Makadristo

Regional Manager for Africa
Seedstars World
John Kimani

John Kimani

Developer Ecosystem Program Manager
Google
Somet Kipchilat

Somet Kipchilat

Technical Evangelist
Microsoft 4Afrika
Kamal Bhattacharya

Kamal Bhattacharya

Chief Innovation Officer
Safaricom

Mentors

Martin Karanja

Martin Karanja

Senior Market Engagement Manager
GSMA
Anis Kallel

Anis Kallel

Associate for Africa
Seedstars World
Fanny Dauchez

Fanny Dauchez

Associate for Africa
Seedstars World

Venue

The event will take place at Nailab.

Nairobi

Nairobi