LAGOS

19 Oct 2018

Event description

Seedstars World is coming to Lagos!

The 10 best startups from Lagos will be invited to pitch in front of an investment panel and compete to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup of Seedstars Lagos 2018. 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.

Stay tuned for more info!

Attendee Registration

Program

15:00 - 15:45

Arrival and networking

15:45 - 17:00

1st Pitching Session - BeatDrone | NextCounsel | Insight Africa | BridgeBooks | Dropque | My Medicines

17:00 - 17:15

Break and networking

17:15 - 18:30

2nd Pitching Session - Aspire Power Solutions | Termii | BiyaBot | Chekkit Technologies | Natterbase

18:30 - 19:00

Networking break / Jury deliberation

19:00 - 19:10

Speech by Vivian Nwakah - Medsaf (2017 SSW Lagos Winner)

19:10 - 19: 20

Announcement Of Winners

19: 20 - 20:00

Let's Celebrate

Partners

Consulate General of Switzerland, Lagos
Wennovation Hub
Disrupt Africa
Bora Digital
VC4Africa
Lagos Angels Network
Cisco Systems (Nigeria) Limited

Selected Startups

Jury

Sam Nwanze

Sam Nwanze

Director Finance and Investments, Heirs Holdings
Kayode Oyewole

Kayode Oyewole

Head, Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Ventures Platform
Chike Asiodu

Chike Asiodu

Managing Director
Text Nigeria
Ahmed Umar

Ahmed Umar

Wennovation Hub
Henry Okoede

Henry Okoede

Senior Manager, Innovation
MTN

Mentors

Alessia Balducci

Alessia Balducci

General Manager, Nigeria
Seedspace Abidjan
Hilda Awomolo

Hilda Awomolo

Head of Content
She Leads Africa
Taiwo Ayanleye

Taiwo Ayanleye

Co-Founder
Stutern
Adaeze Zita Ifejilimalu

Adaeze Zita Ifejilimalu

Community Manager, Lagos
Seedspace Abidjan
Nkemdilim Begho

Nkemdilim Begho

CEO
Future Software Resources Ltd
Vishal Verma

Vishal Verma

Startup Acceleration & Portfolio Manager
MEST
Onyeka Akumah

Onyeka Akumah

Founder
Farmcrowdy

Venue

The event will take place at Seedspace Lagos.

23 Agodogba Avenue, Parkview Estate, Ikoyi , Lagos

2nd street by your left form Parkview Estate Main Gate