30 Sep 2017

Event description

This year Seedstars is coming to Lviv in a framework of the biggest tech conference in Ukraine — IT Arena, where 4 chosen startups will get the opportunity to pitch on the national stage in Kiev.

Four winning startups will join the global Seedstars Family and take part in the finals at SSW Ukraine and compete to represent the country at the Seedstars World competition and win up to USD 1 million in equity investment, the chance to be part of a 3months growth program and network with investors and mentors from around the world.

CRITERIA:


1.) Have maximum 2 years since founding date,
2.) Have a maximum of USD 100,000 of funding to date,
3.) Have a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

STARTUPS APPLY HERE:


https://goo.gl/bxwwfc

DEADLINE:


Deadline for accepting the applications: 20th of September, 00:00

Post your thought about the competition with a hashtag #SSWLviv

Attendee Registration

You can get the pass on https://itarena.ua

*All finalists have an exclusive 50% discount for 2 tickets for IT Arena 2017.

Program

14:00 - 18:00
Presentation of startups. Non-stop pitching of the best 100 startups.
19:00 - 22:00
Pitch Workshop for 11 finalists powered by Seedstars World
17:00 - 20:00
Independent jury chooses 4 winners of Seedstars Lviv. They will be invited to pitch on the national stage in Kiev and compete for the trip to Switzerland.

Partners

IT Arena
Omidyar Network
Chasopys Creative Space
Swiss Embassy in Ukraine
UADN

Jury

Mike Butcher

Mike Butcher

Editor-at-large
TechCrunch
Alex Bornyakov

Alex Bornyakov

Managing Partner
WannaBiz
Dag Ainsoo

Dag Ainsoo

Board member
Startup Wise Guys
Greg Banas

Greg Banas

CEO and partner
Ad Ventures
Max Lysak

Max Lysak

Co-founder
Startup Depot
Sandy Diao

Sandy Diao

Director of Strategic Programs
Indiegogo
Alena Kalibaba

Alena Kalibaba

Ambassador for Ukraine
Chasopys
Denis Gursky

Denis Gursky

Co-founder
1991 Open Data Incubator
Leon Podobedov

Leon Podobedov

Board Member
UAngel
Marvin Liao

Marvin Liao

Partner, Mentor at Startup Accelerators
500 Startups

Mentors

Igor Ovcharenko

Igor Ovcharenko

Business Developer
Seedstars
Alena Kalibaba

Alena Kalibaba

Ambassador for Ukraine
Chasopys

Venue

The event will take place at Arena Lviv.

Arena Lviv Stryiska St, 199 L'viv Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

Directions

+380 322 530 335