28 Nov 2019

Event description

Seedstars World is coming to Johannesburg!

The 20 best startups from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg 2019.

The winning startup of Johannesburg 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.


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! And get the opportunity to represent your country!

Startup Applications

Deadline for applications - 20 Nov 2019 24:00 UTC


African Development Bank Group
Southern Africa Innovation Support (SAIS)


Maryam Mgonja

Maryam Mgonja

Regional Partnerships Manager, Africa


Maryam Mgonja

Maryam Mgonja

Regional Partnerships Manager, Africa


The event will take place at JoziHub.

44 Stanley Ave, Milpark, Johannesburg, 2094