COLOMBO

07 Oct 2019

Event description


Seedstars World is coming to Colombo!




The 20 best startups from Colombo will be invited for a training delivered by our own Seedstars team as well as local & regional mentors!


After working closely with the entrepreneurs, we will invite the top 8 to take part in jury interviews with top investors and compete to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup of Seedstars Colombo 2019.


The winning startup of Colombo will join the Regional Summit, where it will have the opportunity to be selected to join the 3 months Growth Program Online and the Global Seedstars Summit - with the chance to win up to USD500.000 in equity investment. Seedstars is a catalytic platform for high growth emerging market startups.




Criteria:


1) Have a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)


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




You can look forward to an event filled with disruptive tech, inspirational discussions, networking sessions and world class mentoring on critical issues often encountered in the ecosystem!




Apply Now!

Program

2:30pm - 3:00pm

Arrival & Networking

3:00pm - 4:30pm

22 Tips to get Investment Ready

4:30pm - 4:45pm

Networking Break

4:45pm - 5:30pm

The Art of Pitching

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Mentoring Session

7:00pm - 7:15pm

Bootcamp Wrap Up

4:30pm - 5:00pm

Registration & Networking

5:00pm - 5:45pm

First Batch of Startups Pitching

5:45pm - 6:15pm

Networking Break

6:15pm - 7:00pm

Second Batch of Startups Pitching

7:00pm - 7:30pm

Jury Deliberation

7:30pm - Onwards

Winner Announcement and Cocktail

Partners

ICTA
Mastercard
SLASSCOM
PWC
Hatch
People's Bank
Pulse

Selected Startups

Jury

Sandun Hapugoda

Sandun Hapugoda

Head - Digital Payments, Sri Lanka & Maldives
Mastercard
Randhula De Silva

Randhula De Silva

CEO
Hatch
Nelson  Igunma

Nelson Igunma

Asia Regional Analyst
Seedstars
Sachindra Samararatne

Sachindra Samararatne

Program Head
ICTA
Chandika Jayasundara

Chandika Jayasundara

Co-Founder & CEO
Cinergix

Mentors

Sharini  Kulasinghe

Sharini Kulasinghe

Co-Head of Investment Banking
Asia Securities
Kanishka Weeramunda

Kanishka Weeramunda

Founder
DirectPay (Pvt) Ltd
Lahiru  Pathmalal

Lahiru Pathmalal

Founder
Takas
Anura  De Alwis

Anura De Alwis

CEO
Pyxle