Cape Town

19 October 2018

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

Alisée de Tonnac





Event description

Seedstars World is coming back to Cape Town!

The 10 best startups from Cape Town will be invited to pitch in front of a jury panel and compete to participate at Seedstars World South Africa finals on 14th November 2018 in Cape Town. 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

The winners

1S logo

HouseME is a property technology platform with first-mover advantage that digitizes and automates residential rental management, for just 2…

Slide Financial logo

Slide Financial

Slide is making mobile payments easy, fast and secure across South Africa. Slide's P2P payments app allows users to send money to friends a…

Startups Competing

DealZapp (Pty) Ltd logo

DealZapp (Pty) Ltd

GreenFingers Mobile logo

GreenFingers Mobile

Jumpin Rides (Pty) Ltd logo

Jumpin Rides (Pty) Ltd



Vibescout logo


Slide Financial logo

Slide Financial logo logo logo


Sarah-Anne Alman

Manager @ Solution Space GSB - UCT

Boitumelo "Tumi" Menyatswe

Ecosystem Manager @ Minderz

Cathy Clarke

Communication Consultant @ Take My Word Pitch

Sean Clancy

@ SalesRockIT

Nathan Heller

Seedspace Experience Manager @ Seedstars

Lorraine Davis

Community & Events Manager - Africa @ Seedstars

Katlego Tshetlo

General Manager: Seedspace South Africa @ Seedstars

Maryam Mgonja

Regional Partnerships Manager, Africa @ Test 2


Katlego Tshetlo

General Manager: Seedspace South Africa @ Seedstars

Danai Musandu

Investment Associate @ Goodwell Investments

Lelemba Phiri

Principal @ Africa Trust Group

Fiona Anderson

Female Entrepreneur Development Coach @ HYBR


Seedstars Cape Town
October 19, 2018

16:00 - 16:30

Arrival and networking

16:30 - 16:45

Kick off / Welcome Speech

16:45 - 17:45

1st Pitching Session

17:45 - 18:15

Break and networking

18:15 - 19:15

2nd Pitching Session

19:15 - 19:45

Networking break / Jury deliberation

19:45 - 20:00

Announcement of the winner


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Venue partner

Local organizer

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Local supporter

Regional media partner

Outreach partner

Outreach partner

Photography partner


Seedspace Cape Town: 8 Spin Street