BANJUL

17 Nov 2018

Event description

Seedstars World is coming to Banjul for the first time!

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

Program

16:00 - 16:30

Arrival and Networking

16:30 - 16:40

Kickoff and Seedstars Introduction by Adaeze

16:40 - 16:50

Welcome address by Raimund Moser - Program and Country Manager at ITC (YEP)

16:50 - 17:00

“Encouraging Curiosity in Tech” to Unleash Innovation.

Speaker

Nafisatou Tambajang - PointClick Technologies - Business Development Manager

17:00 - 17:35

First Pitching Session - Assutech (Leka) | Nesthet | Money Farm | Gamdiary | Kameko |

17:35 - 17: 55

Break

17:55 - 18:30

Second Pitching Session - Educare | Wonma | Tecqil | Pay 365

18:30 - 19:00

Jury Deliberation/ Networking Break

19:00 - 19:10

Short speech by Ousainou Sosseh - Regional Manager at TAF Africa Global

19:10 - 20:00

Announcement of Winner/Celebration/ Networking

Partners

Youth Empowerment Project
International Trade Center
Disrupt Africa
Paradise Suites Hotel
VC4Africa
PointClick Technologies
Information Technology Association of The Gambia
QCell Ltd
Bliss Executives
Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry
TAF Africa Global
InSIST Global
Unique Solutions
STS Pictures
Lumox Change
YMCAs Computer Training Centre and Digital Studio

Selected Startups

Speakers

Raimund Moser

Raimund Moser

Project and Country Manager
International Trade Center
Nafisatou Tambajang

Nafisatou Tambajang

Business Development Manager
PointClick Technologies

Jury

Seedy Bensouda

Seedy Bensouda

CEO and Founder, InSIST Global
Ousainou Sosseh

Ousainou Sosseh

Regional Manager
TAF Africa Global
Momar Diop

Momar Diop

CEO/Co-Founder, Africa Digital Native (ADNCORP)
Isatou Jah

Isatou Jah

Chief Information Technology Officer (CIO), QCell Ltd,
Fatim Badjie Sinyan

Fatim Badjie Sinyan

CEO, Ace Communications Executive

Mentors

Adaeze Zita Ifejilimalu

Adaeze Zita Ifejilimalu

Associate for West Africa
Seedstars
Momar Diop

Momar Diop

CEO/Co-Founder, Africa Digital Native (ADNCORP)
Kebba - Omar Jagne

Kebba - Omar Jagne

Founder and CEO, MOVAAR
Beran Dondeh

Beran Dondeh

Managing Partner, Evolv Partner
David Jeng

David Jeng

Founder and Managing Consultant
Bliss Executives
Mohamed Faye

Mohamed Faye

Chief Executive Officer, Dordor Technologies Ltd

Venue

The event will take place at Paradise Suites Hotel.

Kololi Resort, 3 Paradise Place, Bertil Harding Highway.

+2204463429