ABIDJAN

26 Oct 2018

Event description

Seedstars World is coming to Abidjan!

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

Program

16:00 - 16:45

Arrival and networking

16:45 - 18:00

1st Pitching Session

18:00 - 18:15

Break and networking

18:15 - 19:30

2nd Pitching Session

19:30 - 20:00

Networking break / Jury deliberation

20:00 - 20:15

Announcement of the winners

20:15 - 20:40

Let's celebrate!

Startup Applications

Deadline for applications - 18 Oct 2018 24:00 UTC

Partners

Bora Digital
IFID
Makesense
Seedspace Abidjan
Alassaut
Ovillage
Fondation Jeunesse Numérique
Disrupt Africa
VC4Africa

Selected Startups

Speakers

Rites Massamba

Rites Massamba

CEO & Co-Founder
IFID
Idriss Marcial MONTHE DJOMBISSIE

Idriss Marcial MONTHE DJOMBISSIE

CEO
CINETPAY

Jury

Ismael Cisse

Ismael Cisse

CEO
SIRIUS CAPITAL FOR AFRICA
Cheikh-Souleymane DIALLO

Cheikh-Souleymane DIALLO

Senior Manager
AfricInvest

Mentors

Fanny Dauchez

Fanny Dauchez

Business Development Francophone Africa
Seedstars World
Rites Massamba

Rites Massamba

CEO & Co-Founder
IFID
Patrice DIAHO

Patrice DIAHO

Founder
Tooceka
ASSIROU CHRISTELLE N'CHO

ASSIROU CHRISTELLE N'CHO

Presidente Fondatrice at Femmes-Tic
Frédéric Tapé

Frédéric Tapé

BSC Abidjan Office Manager
TIA Ivan Paul Emmanuel

TIA Ivan Paul Emmanuel

Associate West Africa
Seedstars
Pervenche ALIMAN

Pervenche ALIMAN

Founder at COMMAN-YA
Désiré Cédric N’zi

Désiré Cédric N’zi

Project Director at Bühler AG

Venue

The event will take place at Seedspace Abidjan.

Marcory Zone 4, rue du 7 décembre