PORT MORESBY

18 Jul 2019

Event description


Seedstars World is coming to Port Moresby!




The 20 best startups from Port Moresby will be invited for a 2 day training delivered by our own Seedstars team as well as local & regional mentors!

The objective of the training is to help the startups find their product market fit and take them to the next level!

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 Port Moresby 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 Port Moresby 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.




Criteria:


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!

Program

9:00am - 9:30am

Welcome and Ice Breaker

9:30am - 10:15am

Introduction to Product Market Fit

10:15am - 10:45am

Market

10:45am - 11:30am

Break & Networking

11:30am - 12:30pm

Market

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Lunch & Networking

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Value Proposition

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Break & Networking

3:30pm - 5:00pm

The Lean Startup

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Wrap up of the day

9:00am - 9:30am

Welcome and Energiser

9:30am - 12:30pm

Building an MVP and collecting feedback

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Lunch & Networking

1:30pm - 3:00pm

1:1 Mentoring Sessions

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Break & Networking

3:30pm - 5:00pm

1:1 Mentoring Sessions (2nd part)

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Wrap up of the day

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Welcome and Networking

3:30pm - 3:45pm

Introduction

3:45pm - 4:45pm

1st Pitching Session

4:45pm - 5:00pm

Break & Networking

5:00pm - 5:45pm

2nd Pitching Session

5:45pm - 6:00pm

Break & Networking

6:00pm - 6:45pm

3rd Pitching Session

6:45pm - 7:15pm

Jury Deliberation

7:15pm - 7:30pm

Winner Announcement

7:30pm - Onwards

Cocktail & Networking

Startup Applications

Deadline for applications - 12 Jul 2019 24:00 UTC

Mentors

Martin Courtinat

Martin Courtinat

Asia Associate
Seedstars
Kaung Sitt

Kaung Sitt

Market Engagement Manager - Ecosystem Accelerator
GSMA
Marina Shimono

Marina Shimono

Asia Associate
Seedstars

Venue

The event will take place at Holiday Inn, Port Moresby.