29 May 2018

Event description

Seedstars World is coming to Tbilisi for the 2018 edition!

The 10 best startups from Tbilisi will be invited to pitch in front of an investment panel and compete to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup of Seedstars Tbilisi 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 $1 mln in investment.

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

Attendee Registration

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Program

13:30 - 14:00
Arrival / Networking
14:00 - 14:20
Kick off
14:20 - 15:10
1st Pitching session
15:10 - 15:40
Keynote Speech - Patrick Bosteels: "Don't stay local - connect global"
15:40 - 16:00
Break / Networking
16:00 - 16:50
2nd Pitching session
16:50 - 17:20
Panel discussion "How to develop more entrepreneurs in Georgia for the next 5 years"
17:20 - 17:40
Announcement of the winner

Partners

Alliance Group Holding
GITA
Alliance Group Capital
USAID Georgia
Governing for Growth (G4G) Project
BIA - Business Information Agency
Georgian Venture Capital Association
Caucasus Business Week
Entrepreneur
Business Georgia
Ibusiness
Ipress
follower
Gurieli
Cherie

Selected Startups

Speakers

Nino Nanitashvili

Nino Nanitashvili

Head of Sales Department
Softmaster Trade
Archil Cheishvili

Archil Cheishvili

CEO
GenesisAI
Patrick Bosteels

Patrick Bosteels

Founder
Stage-Co

Jury

Aieti Kukava

Aieti Kukava

CEO
Alliance Group Holding
Agahuseyn Ahmadov

Agahuseyn Ahmadov

Regional Manager for CEE & Central Asia
Seedstars
Mariam Lashkhi

Mariam Lashkhi

Head of International Relations Department
GITA
David Chechelashvili

David Chechelashvili

Co-Founder
Georgian Venture Capital Association
Joseph Crowley

Joseph Crowley

External Relations Director
APM TERMINALS POTI

Mentors

Alina Rozanova

Alina Rozanova

Associate for CEE & Central Asia
Seedstars
Nikoloz Gogochuri

Nikoloz Gogochuri

Co-founder
VRex Immersive inc.
Ludovic Girod

Ludovic Girod

Founder & Owner
Pepela
Agahuseyn Ahmadov

Agahuseyn Ahmadov

Regional Manager for CEE & Central Asia
Seedstars
Patrick Bosteels

Patrick Bosteels

Founder
Stage-Co
Boris Kiknadze

Boris Kiknadze

Entrepreneur & Philanthropist
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Venue

The event will take place at Tech Park Georgia.

Inovatsiebis st. #7; Tbilisi, Georgia

+995 568 38 34 39