COLOMBO

25 Oct 2018

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 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.

Attendee Registration

Program

16:45 - 17:00
Arrival
17:00 - 17:15
Kick off
17:15 - 18:00
1st Pitching Session
18:00 - 18:10
Break
18:10 - 19:00
2nd Pitching Session
19:00 - 19:20
Networking & Food / Jury Deliberation
19:20 - 19:30
Announcement of the Winners
19:30 - 20:00
Let's celebrate! Closing networking

Startup Applications

Deadline for applications - 18 Oct 2018 24:00 UTC

Partners

ICTA
Hatch
Exetel
Hemas
SLASSCOM
Startup Sri Lanka
ReadMe

Jury

Jeevan Gnanam

Jeevan Gnanam

Co-Founder
Hatch
Gaby Fernandez Scala

Gaby Fernandez Scala

Associate for Asia
Seedstars
Sachindra Samararatne

Sachindra Samararatne

Program Manager
ICTA
Mangala Karunaratne

Mangala Karunaratne

Founder & CEO
Calcey
Jayomi Lokuliyana

Jayomi Lokuliyana

Co-Founder and CEO
zMessenger

Mentors

Chim Himidumage

Chim Himidumage

Founder at Radical Ledger Technologies
Chalinda Abeykoon

Chalinda Abeykoon

CEO
crowdisland
Aloka Gunasekara

Aloka Gunasekara

Program manager
StartupX Foundry
Ahamed Nishadh

Ahamed Nishadh

Project Manager
ICTA
Mangala Karunaratne

Mangala Karunaratne

Founder & CEO
Calcey
Giovanni Corradini

Giovanni Corradini

Associate for Asia
Seedstars
Mudith Uswatta

Mudith Uswatta

Director - Sales and Product Marketing
Calcey

Venue

The event will take place at Hatch.

4 Sir Baron Jayatilaka Mawatha, Colombo 1