FREETOWN

30 Aug 2019

Event description


Seedstars Freetown is a wrap!

If you missed the action, you’ll find the list of winning startups below and the event photos on our Facebook page.

If you don't want to wait until the next year to catch us again, please join us at one of the Regional Summits in December in Latam, Africa, Asia, MENA and CEE (we will be announcing the dates soon!) or the global in Lausanne, Switzerland next spring!


Program

16:00 - 16: 30

Arrival General Attendees

16:30 - 17:00

Welcome Speech

(Seedstars represented by Claudia Makadristo + Sensi Tech Hub represented by Mohammed S.I. Hemoh)

17:00 - 17:15

Existing Local opportunities and how to look for them by Hamid Marah, World Bank (SL Agcellerator)

17:15 - 18:35

Startup Pitches

18:35 - 18:50

Local and diaspora partnership to accelerate entrepreneurship development by Chukwu-Emeka Chikezie of Up!-Africa Ltd

18:50 - 19:20

Break

19:20 - 20:00

Winner Announcement

Partners

DOEN
Disrupt Africa
Sensi Tech hub
InvestMe SL
Born to do Business
SL Agcelerator (Sierra Leone Agroprocessing Compet
Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation.

Speakers

Mohamed  S.I Hemoh

Mohamed S.I Hemoh

Programme Manager, Sensi Tech Innovation Hub
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Hamid  Gbawuru Marah

Hamid Gbawuru Marah

SME TA Facility Manager, SL Accelerator (Sierra Leone Agro processing Competitiveness Project)
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Chukwu-Emeka  Chikezie

Chukwu-Emeka Chikezie

CEO, Up!-Africa Ltd / Incoming Team Leader, Invest Salone
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Jury

Kumba  Liliana Musa

Kumba Liliana Musa

Data Scientist, Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation
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Mary Ann Kai Kai

Mary Ann Kai Kai

Creative Director and CEO, Madam Wokie
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Claudia Makadristo

Claudia Makadristo

Regional Manager for Africa
Seedstars World
Dr. Alfred  Mbeteh PhD

Dr. Alfred Mbeteh PhD

Founder and CEO De VICTORS
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Esther Michael Emeh

Esther Michael Emeh

Brand Manager , UBA SL LTD
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Hamid  Gbawuru Marah

Hamid Gbawuru Marah

SME TA Facility Manager, SL Accelerator (Sierra Leone Agro processing Competitiveness Project)
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Mentors

Alfred  Akibo-Betts

Alfred Akibo-Betts

Director, Freetown Business School
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Mahmoud Javombo

Mahmoud Javombo

Ecosystems Manager, Directorate of Science Technology and Innovation
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Dr. Yakama  Manty Jones

Dr. Yakama Manty Jones

CEO at PI Group
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Claudia Makadristo

Claudia Makadristo

Regional Manager for Africa
Seedstars World
Mohamed Medron Kamara

Mohamed Medron Kamara

Innovation axis/Investme Sl
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Venue

The event will take place at Sensi Tech Hub.

67 Sir Samuel Lewis Road Aberdeen,Freetown, Sierra Leone

+232 79 065939