08 Jun 2018

Event description

Seedstars World comes back to Baku for the 5th time!

Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, is coming to Baku on June 8th, 2018 at ADA University.

Azerbaijan’s best seed-stage startups will compete to represent the country at the Seedstars World competition and win up to USD 1 million in equity investment and network with investors and mentors from around the world.

In line with its mission to place the spotlight on entrepreneurs from emerging markets, Seedstars World is travelling to more than 70 countries this year to identify the best seed-stage entrepreneurs. Its previous participants have raised over USD 61M collectively, providing employment to more than 1000 employees worldwide.

Don't miss your chance to win!

To apply for the competition the startups need to be fluent in English and meet the following criteria:

1. Be less than 2 years old
2. Have raised less than USD 500 000 of funding to date
3. Have an MVP and have regional & global scalability potential

#SSWBaku
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Attendee Registration

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Program

10:00 - 10:40
Arrival / Networking
10:40 - 11:00
Welcome speech
11:00 - 11:50
1st Pitching session
11:50 - 12:10
Break | Networking
12:10 - 13:00
2nd Pitching session
13:00 - 13:40
Keynote Speech / Fireside Chat
13:40 - 14:10
Announcement of the winner

Startup Applications

Deadline for applications - 04 Jun 2018 24:00 UTC

Want to get an invitation code? Please write us at [email protected] with the email subject: Request for invitation code for Seedstars Baku 2018.

Partners

Azercell
PASHA Bank
Barama
Technote

Jury

Agahuseyn Ahmadov

Agahuseyn Ahmadov

Regional Manager for CEE & Central Asia
Seedstars
Imran Baghirov

Imran Baghirov

Managing Director
Barama Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center
Mammad Karim

Mammad Karim

Founder
Khazar Ventures

Mentors

Alina Rozanova

Alina Rozanova

Associate for CEE & Central Asia
Seedstars
Agahuseyn Ahmadov

Agahuseyn Ahmadov

Regional Manager for CEE & Central Asia
Seedstars
Irada Mammadova

Irada Mammadova

Project Coordinator
Barama Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center
Fidan Tofidi

Fidan Tofidi

Project Coordinator
Barama Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center

Venue

The event will take place at ADA University.

Ahmadbey Aghaoglu Street, 11, Baku AZ1008, Azerbaijan

If you do not have, or forget to bring your ID (national ID, foreign passport, driver license), you may not be allowed to come inside of ADA University.

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