18 July 2017

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

Alisée de Tonnac







Event description

Seedstars World is coming to Cali!

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


1.) Have maximum 2 years since founding date,

2.) Have a maximum of USD 500,000 of funding to date,

3.) Have a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

This year Seedstars is also partnering with BBVA to source the best FinTech startups in Latin America for their BBVA Open Talent competition! In others words startups have double the chances to win!

In addition to the Seedstars Prize, BBVA will award the best FinTech startup with EUR 1,000 as well as the chance to be named country winner and take part to the Regional Final Summit of BBVA Open Talent and compete for EUR 30,000 grant.

Criteria for BBVA Open Talent prize:
1) Projects must be operative or at least in beta version,
2) Startups no older than January 1st 2013,
3) Earned less than EUR 1.5 M in revenue,
4) Raised less than EUR 2.5 M in funding.

In addition to seeing the top startups pitch, you can look forward to an event filled with disruptive tech, inspirational discussions and networking sessions.

Join us! Register to attend or apply to pitch below!

The winners

Notiplac logo


Our companies focus on building a Intelligent Mobile application and a hardware for vehicles, that helps drivers to be connected with their…

La Manicurista logo

La Manicurista

LaManicurista is an on-demand mobile APP that connects manicurists and customers. Users have the option to order immediate mani & pedi serv…

Jolly Joker logo

Jolly Joker

We democratize fashion by allowing anyone to be able to sell their products instantly, in all channels, in one place without costs and with…

Startups Competing

Jolly Joker logo

Jolly Joker

La Manicurista logo

La Manicurista

Conexo Digital logo

Conexo Digital

Alta perspectiva logo

Alta perspectiva

LabMedia LatAm sas logo

LabMedia LatAm sas

Peewah logo


Notiplac logo


Itsmbifato logo


FinanTIC logo


ALTIC Interprise S.A.S logo

ALTIC Interprise S.A.S


Lucyna Nowowiejska

Regional Associate, Latam & Caribbean at Seedstars World @ Seedstars

Matevz Gantar

Regional Associate for LATAM & Caribbean @ Test

Juliane Butty

Regional Manager Latin America & Caribbean @ Seedstars


Carlos Tulio Fernandez

Investment Director @ StartUS Partners

Juliane Butty

Regional Manager Latin America & Caribbean @ Seedstars

Sergio Zuñiga

Head of Innovation & Entrepreneurship @ BBVA Colombia

Caterine Rojas

Solutions Development —Innovation & Entrepreneurship Lead @ BBVA Colombia

Ana Lucia Alzate Alvarado

Start-Upcafé´s Director and AppsIcesi´s Director @ Universidad Icesi

Federico Lara

Managing Director of IT and Chief Technologist @ FedEx Cross Border


Seedstars Cali
July 18, 2017


Arrival / Networking

17:30 - 17:45

Kick off

17:45 - 18:45

1st Pitching session

18:45 - 19:00

Break / Networking

19:00 - 20:00

2nd Pitching session

20:00 - 20:15

Keynote: Juan Nicolas Suarez Bonilla

20:15 - 20:30

Keynote: Andres David Valencia

20:30 - 20:45

Break / Networking

20:45 - 21:00

Announcement of the winner


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Cámara de Comercio de Cali: Cl. 8 #3-14, Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia