After Agrocenta; a Ghana-based startup which is tackling food access and stock flow issues across Ghana communities, emerged as Seedstars Global Winner in April this year winning up to USD$500,000 in equity investment and some unique growth opportunities, Seedstars World, the biggest startup competition focused only in emerging markets and fast-growing startup has announced its tour dates for the 5th Annual Seedstars summit global search.
The African tour will begin from Maputo (Mozambique) on 15th June and end on 2nd November in Gaborone (Botswana).
18 African cities (Kampala inclusive) have been chosen to participate in the competition.
|Maputo (Mozambique)||15th June|
|Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire)||29th June|
|Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)||06th July|
|Kigali (Rwanda)||18th July|
|Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)||03rd August|
|Nairobi (Kenya)||17th August|
|Kampala (Uganda)||24th August|
|Dakar (Senegal)||07th September|
|Luanda (Angola)||07th September|
|Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo)||21st September|
|Lagos (Nigeria)||21st September|
|Douala (Cameroon)||28th September|
|South Africa FINALS||19th October|
|Bamako (Mail)||20th October|
|Saint Louis (Missouri)||26th October|
|Harare (Zimbabwe)||26th October|
|Accra (Ghana)||26th October|
|Gaborone (Botswana)||2nd November|
After submissions respective to each city, only 10 startups will be invited to pitch in front of an investment panel and compete to be crowned the most promising seed stage startup in the city. The crowned startup in every city will represent the country at the global summit in Switzerland.
Notably, deadline for submission has been set for each city (FOLLOW LINK to view deadline for your city). For those in Kampala, interested applicants can send in their submissions not later than 10th August at 24:00 UTC (03:00 a.m East African Time)