10 Nov 2017

Event description

Seedstars World is coming to Kinshasa!

A delegation of 3-4 startups will be selected by a panel of experts in the DRC tech ecosystem. Selected startups will participate in the Seedstars Africa regional summit in Mozambique from December 12-14, and meet startups, from 20 other countries, and take part in our tried and tested bootcamp and investor forums. 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.


You can also submit your application through our partner's platform at VC4A.com

Program

16:00
Arrival / Networking
16:30
Introduction : Introduction to Seedstars, ELAN RDC, and Konnect Presentation of the jury and the entrepreneurs participating to the competition
17:00
1st Pitching session
18:00
Break : Startups development cycle and access to finance
18:30
2nd Pitching session
19:30
Jury Deliberation + Entrepreneurship and Digital in the DRC : Session on the key challenges facing entrepreneurs in the DRC
20:00
Winners Announcement
21:00
Winners Interviews, Networking and Cocktail

Partners

Konnect SAS
Elan RDC
UK Aid
Procredit Bank
Orange
Hub RDC
Enel Green Power
Silikon Bantu
Federation des Entreprises du Congo (FEC)
Africa Stop Over
VC4Africa

Mentors

Patience Barandenge

Patience Barandenge

Head of Women's Market
Rawbank S.A
Didier Katumwa

Didier Katumwa

Digital Entrepreneur - Startuper
H.C. MediaCongo Group
Anis Kallel

Anis Kallel

Associate for Africa
Seedstars World
Blaise Mbatshi

Blaise Mbatshi

Managing Partner
BMCG
Fanny Dauchez

Fanny Dauchez

Associate for Africa
Seedstars World
David Mudilo

David Mudilo

CEO
Konnect SAS

Venue

The event will take place at Beatrice Hotel.

Béatrice Hotel, 1, Avenue Isiro, Kinshasa