03 May 2017

Event description

Seedstars World Comes Back to Baku 5th time!

Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, is coming to Baku on May 3rd, 2017 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 65 countries this year to identify the best seed-stage entrepreneurs. Its previous participants have raised over USD 61M collectively, providing employment to more than 800 employees worldwide.

This year’s event is made possible by Azercell, PASHA Bank, Barama Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Center, USA Embassy in Azerbaijan and Embassy of Switzerland in the Republic of Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan.

Don't miss your chance to win!

#SSWBaku
#SSWCEE
#Seedstories

Program

13:00 - 13:30
Arrival / Networking
13:30 - 14:00
Kick off
14:00 - 15:00
1st Pitching session
15:00 - 15:30
Break / Networking
15:30 - 16:30
2nd Pitching session
16:30 - 17:00
Keynote of Fadi Bishara, CEO of blackbox.vc
17:00 - 17:15
Announcement of the winner
17:15 - 19:00
Coctails and networking

Attendee Registration

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Deadline for applications - 28 Apr 2017 24:00 UTC

Partners

Azercell
PASHA Bank
Barama
ADA
Embassy of Switzerland in Azerbaijan
U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan
Technote
Technimum

Speakers

Fadi Bishara

Fadi Bishara

Founder & CEO
blackbox

Jury

Farid Musayev

Farid Musayev

CEO
Modern Investment Group
Katarina Szulenyiova

Katarina Szulenyiova

COO
Seedstars World
Azad Huseynov

Azad Huseynov

Business Intelligence and International Services Section Manager
Azercell
Tatyana Mikayilova

Tatyana Mikayilova

Managing Partner
RED Communications
Atash Sultanov

Atash Sultanov

Political, Media and Economic Analyses Officer
Embassy of Switzerland in Azerbaijan
Jeyhun Atayev

Jeyhun Atayev

Lead Manager of Corporate Communications Department
PASHA Bank

Mentors

Fadi Bishara

Fadi Bishara

Founder & CEO
blackbox
Agahuseyn Ahmadov

Agahuseyn Ahmadov

Associate for CEE Region
Seedstars World
Imran Baghirov

Imran Baghirov

Ambassador for Azerbaijan
Azercell

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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