26 May 2017

Event description

Seedstars World is coming to Johannesburg!

Out of all the applicants,  10 startups will be invited to pitch in for the pre-selection, the best of which will advance to the grand finale in Johannesburg on the 29th of June. 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.

Program

16:00
Arrival / Networking
16:30 - 16:45
Kick off
16:45 - 17:30
1st Pitching session
17:30 - 17:40
Break / Networking
17:40 - 18:25
2nd Pitching session
18:25 - 18:50
Jury Deliberation
18:50 - 19:00
Announcement of the winner

Attendee Registration

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Deadline for applications - 18 May 2017 24:00 UTC

Partners

Standard Bank
Entrepreneur Traction
Payfast
VC4Africa
Merck

Speakers

Alisee de Tonnac

Alisee de Tonnac

CEO
Seedstars World
Claudia Makadristo

Claudia Makadristo

Regional Manager for Africa
Seedstars World

Jury

Anis Kallel

Anis Kallel

Associate for Africa
Seedstars World
Claudia Makadristo

Claudia Makadristo

Regional Manager for Africa
Seedstars World

Mentors

Dean Cannell

Dean Cannell

Partner
Entrepreneur Traction
Anis Kallel

Anis Kallel

Associate for Africa
Seedstars World
Igor Ovcharenko

Igor Ovcharenko

Regional Manager for CEE/MENA
Seedstars

Venue

The event will take place at Standard Bank Incubator (JHB).

5 Cradock Ave, Rosebank, Johannesburg, 2196, South Africa