13 Jul 2017

Event description

Seedstars World is coming to Medellin!

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

This year Seedstars is also partnering with BBVA to source the best FinTech startups in Latin America for their BBVA Open Talent competition! In others words startups have double the chances to win!

In addition to the Seedstars Prize, BBVA will award the best FinTech startup with EUR 1,000 as well as the chance to be named country winner and take part to the Regional Final Summit of BBVA Open Talent and compete for EUR 30,000 grant.

Criteria for BBVA Open Talent prize:
1) Projects must be operative or at least in beta version,
2) Startups no older than January 1st 2013,
3) Earned less than EUR 1.5 M in revenue,
4) Raised less than EUR 2.5 M in funding.

In addition to seeing the top startups pitch, you can look forward to an event filled with disruptive tech, inspirational discussions and networking sessions.

Join us! Register to attend or apply to pitch below!

Attendee Registration

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Program

15:30
Arrival / Networking
16:00 - 16:15
Kick off
16:15 - 17:00
1st Pitching session
17:00 - 17:11
Break / Networking
17:10 - 17:55
2nd Pitching session
17:55 - 18:20
Jury Deliberation
18:20 - 18:30
Announcement of the winner

Startup Applications

Deadline for applications - 29 Jun 2017 24:00 UTC

Partners

BBVA
Finnovista

Jury

Patricia Fuel

Patricia Fuel

Economista Industrial
Universidad de Antioquía

Venue

The event will take place at Ruta N.

Cl. 67 #5220, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia