Meet the 10 startups selected to pitch at Seedstars Kampala

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Seedstars World has chosen 10 startups to compete at the latest African leg in Uganda, with the winner standing a chance to win US$500,000 equity investment at the final in Switzerland in February.

The pitching session which is set for September 11 at the Outbox Hub from 4PM – 9PM will see a strategic partnership with Stanbic Bank alongside Google for Entrepreneurs as a main partner. Stanbic Bank Uganda will explore potential options for collaborations and partnerships with the participating entrepreneurs.

The startups are:

Exact and Clear: An innovative software product which can produce voice output after scanning printed text on objects like papers.

Yoza: Previous overall and Best M-Business winner of the MTN App Challenge organised by MTN Uganda – is a location based laundry service app that connects people who offer laundry services with people looking to do their dirty laundry.

Commonsense app: Also a winner in the Best M-Entertainment category at the MTN App Challengean app that challenges the user by asking common sense questions and awarding points for correct answers. The points can be used to win tangible rewards.

Roundbob: Intends to increase travel by Africans through increasing content availability and supporting this by negating the cost challenge.

Krobits: Trendingshow is a mobile platform for individuals to directly connect to their TV shows by providing program lineups of local TV stations.

Health Portal Uganda: HPU offers specialists and practices the ability to fill their open appointment slots, increasing utilization and revenue

Tikiti App: An app that brings the convenience of finding, booking and paying for tickets and services on everyone’s smartphone.

Wizarts Media: PMLive.Today is an online portal that provides radio stations across Uganda especially those in rural parts with a daily news digest.

Yaakaa Digital Network: A new media platform (social network) for students and trainers in University, tertiary institutions, high schools and more.

SafeBoda: Provides a safe, secure and convenient motorcycle taxi experience in Africa

The judging jury will consist of Wingfield, Outbox Hub co-founder Richard Zulu, Remit.ug co-founder Stone Atwine, Finafrica director Davis Baasha, Grameen Foundation global partnerships and commercialisation strategy fellow Neil Wood, and Seedstars World regional manager for Africa Marcello Schermer.

Credit: Disrupt-Africa, TechMoran

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