13 Sep 2019

Event description

Seedstars World is coming to Kigali!

The 20 best startups from Kigali 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 Kigali 2019. All the startups who will be selected to the local jury panel will also be rewarded with one free month of our brand new Investment Readiness Program.

The winning startup of Kigali 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 and win a free trial to our investment readiness program!

Startup Applications

Deadline for applications - 30 Aug 2019 24:00 UTC


Westerwelle Startup Haus


The event will take place at Westerwelle Startup Haus Kigali .

4th Floor, Fairview Building KG 622 Street Rugando Kimihurura

Opposite the Upper gate of Lemigo Hotel

+250 736 011 305 and +250 789 000 564