19 Oct 2017

Event description

Seedstars World is coming to Colombo!

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

Register to attend or apply to pitch below.

Attendee Registration

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Program

17:00
Arrival / Networking
17:30-17:45
Kick off
17:45- 18:30
1st Pitching session
18:30-18:40
Break / Networking
18:40-19: 25
2nd Pitching session
19:25-19:45
Jury Deliberation
19:45-20:00
Announcement of the winner
20:00
Networking and Closing

Partners

Orion City
MAS Hive
Exetel
SLASSCOM
Startup Sri Lanka
ICTA
Aramex

Selected Startups

Jury

Adriana Collini

Adriana Collini

Associate for Asia
Seedstars World
Mangala Karunaratne

Mangala Karunaratne

Founder & CEO
Calcey
Martin Karanja

Martin Karanja

Senior Market Engagement Manager
GSMA
Jeevan Gnanam

Jeevan Gnanam

Director, CEO
Orion City
Sachindra Samararatne

Sachindra Samararatne

Program Manager
ICTA
Shahani Markus

Shahani Markus

Founder, CEO
Emojot

Mentors

Stein Inge Haaland

Stein Inge Haaland

Chairman of the Board/Styrets Leader
Embla Software Innovation Ltd.
Rosie Keller

Rosie Keller

Associate for Asia
Seedstars World
Chalinda Abeykoon

Chalinda Abeykoon

CEO
crowdisland
Chandika Jayasundara

Chandika Jayasundara

Co-Founder & CEO
Cinergix

Venue

The event will take place at The Hive @ Foster Lane.

50 Foster Ln, Colombo 00700