26 Oct 2017

Event description

Seedstars World is coming to Kingston!

The 10 best startups from Kingston will be invited to pitch in front of an investment panel and compete to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup of Seedstars Kingston 2017. 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.

Attendee Registration

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Program

17:30
Arrival / Networking
18:00 - 18:30
Kick off
18:30 - 19:30
1st Pitching session
19:30 - 19:45
Break / Networking
19:45 - 20:45
2nd Pitching session
20:45 - 21:30
Panel discussion
21:30 - 21:45
Announcement of the winner

Startup Applications

Deadline for applications - 20 Oct 2017 24:00 UTC

Partners

Venture Capital - DBJ
Development Bank of Jamaica
Continental
Silicon Caribe
University of Technology
Finnovista
Forbes LATAM
Flimper
CITE

Jury

Gordon Swaby

Gordon Swaby

CEO/Founder
EduFocal
Maria Noel de la Paz

Maria Noel de la Paz

Regional Associate for Latam & Caribbean
Seedstars
Stacey Hines

Stacey Hines

Group Strategic Planner
ICD Group Holdings

Mentors

Matevz Gantar

Matevz Gantar

Regional Associate for LATAM & Caribbean
Seedstars
Zachary Harding

Zachary Harding

Co-Founder & Chief Revenue Officer
JOZU for WOMEN INC
Maria Noel de la Paz

Maria Noel de la Paz

Regional Associate for Latam & Caribbean
Seedstars
Bianca Welds

Bianca Welds

Founder
Creative L'Attitude
Jermaine Henry

Jermaine Henry

CEO/CoFounder
FlowFacto

Venue

The event will take place at JAMPRO HQ.

18 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10, Jamaica W.I.