Apia

26 September 2019

“We are the unexpected seeds, hustling for high impact.”

Alisée de Tonnac

5

speakers

8

mentors

The best startups from Apia

Seedstars World came to Apia qualifying the best startups for the local playoff.

It was a great event and the the top startups pitched disruptive tech, inspirational discussions and networking sessions.

The winners

1st
Smart Pei logo

Smart Pei

Smart Pei is a FinTech startup based in the Pacific. We are looking to offer online Domestic and International payment services for the Pac…

1st
Smart Pei logo

Smart Pei

Mentors

Nelson Igunma

Asia Regional Analyst @ Seedstars

Joseph de Leon

Director - Venture Strategy @ Gravitas Prime

Kennedy Kitheka

Head of Growth & Entrepreneur in Residence Asia @ Seedstars

Satish Sharma

CEO @ BlueSky Samoa

Lahiru Pathmalal

Founder @ Takas

Hugh Mason

CEO @ JFDI Asia

Kaung Sitt

Market Engagement Manager - Ecosystem Accelerator @ GSMA

Rosie Keller

Regional Manager for Asia @ hello

Jury

Joseph de Leon

Director - Venture Strategy @ Gravitas Prime

Alatina Loelu

CEO @ Small Business Enterprise Center Samoa

Janka Geckova

Program Manager - Innovation Xchange @ Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Rosie Keller

Regional Manager for Asia @ hello

Program

Private Bootcamp Day 1
September 24, 2019

9:00am - 9:30am

Welcome and Ice Breaker

9:30am - 10:15am

Introduction to Product Market Fit

10:15am - 10:45am

Market Analysis

10:45am - 11:30am

Break & Networking

11:30am - 12:30pm

Market Analysis

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Lunch & Networking

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Value Proposition

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Break & Networking

3:30pm - 5:00pm

The Lean Startup

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Wrap up of the day

Private Bootcamp Day 2
September 25, 2019

9:00am - 9:30am

Welcome and Energiser

9:30am - 12:30pm

Building an MVP and collecting feedback

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Lunch & Networking

1:30pm - 3:00pm

1:1 Mentoring Sessions

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Break & Networking

3:30pm - 5:00pm

1:1 Mentoring Sessions (2nd part)

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Wrap up of the day

Pitching Day (Open to the Public)
September 26, 2019

3:15pm - 3:45pm

Welcome and Networking

3:45pm - 4:00pm

Introduction

4:00pm - 4:45pm

1st Pitching Session

4:45pm - 5:00pm

Break & Networking

5:00pm - 5:45pm

2nd Pitching Session

5:45pm - 6:30pm

Panel Discussion: the startup ecosystem in Samoa

6:30pm - 6:45pm

Winner Announcement

6:45pm - Onwards

Cocktail & Networking

Partners

Regional Partner

Supporting Partner

Local supporter