Seedstars World, the biggest startup competition focused only in emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes has selected startups across Africa to participate in its 5th Annual Seedstars summit in Switzerland next year.
The search for promising startups begun from Maputo (Mozambique) on 15th June and 10th December in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania). 18 African cities (Kampala inclusive) and one startup is chosen from each city to represent its country in the finals.
Before heading to Switzerland, regional finalists will meet at a Regional Summit that will be held in Tanzania later in December 13th. They will network with fellow competitors, as well as showcase their business ideas and products to business men & women, investors. In addition, receive mentorship as well.
They will then travel to Switzerland to meet other regional finalists from; Asia, Latin America, Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and ECA for a chance to compete for the global award, USD$500,000 in equity investment and some unique growth opportunities.
Selected startups range from AgricTech, FinTech, eCommerce, Ride-hailing, among others.
|Rera||Harare, Zimbabwe||Agriculture Tech|
|Cowtribe Technology Ltd||Accra, Ghana||Agriculture Tech|
|Comparisol||Kigali, Rwanda||Industrial / Energy / Clean Tech|
|Agro Supply Uganda Limited||Kampala, Uganda||Agriculture Tech|
|SudaPay SA||Dakar, Senegal||Finance / Payments|
|Labes Key – schoolap||Kinshasa, Congo||Education|
|Bluewave Insurance Agency Limited||Nairobi, Kenya||Health / Wellness|
|Bandim Online||Bissau, Guinea-Bissau||Agriculture Tech|
|Kubinga||Luanda, Angola||Travel and Transport|
|DropQue||Lagos, Nigeria||HR, Recruitment and Jobs|
|HouseMe||Cape Town, South Africa||Real Estate|
|REMA||Cotonou, Benin||Social Networking and Collaboration|
|Franc Group||Sandton, South Africa||Finance / Payments|
|Diool||Douala, Cameroon||Finance / Payments|
|MyFoodness||Gaborone, Botswana||Food and Beverage|
|Money Farm Gambia||Bakau, Gambia||Agriculture Tech|
|Makaru Agro Limited||Tanga, Tanzania||Agriculture Tech|