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Call for applications: Seedstars World Kampala

Seedstars is digitally bringing the Online World Competition 2020/21 back to Kampala. Taking place fully online, startups can apply from any part of their country of residence to the nearest of the competitions in their ecosystem. Only one winner per city will be selected to attend the regional stage.

All accepted startups will receive:

  •     Online Seedstars Academy On-Demand Training
  •     Access to Seedstars Mentor Network
  •     Local Networking & Visibility

All winners from the local stage will compete on a regional level. Through a broadcasted pitch competition on Seedstars Life, the regional finalists will be selected based on their business strength and scalability. The finalists will move to the Grand Finale, where the Global Winner will be announced!

Application Deadline: July 31st. 2020

Apply now for a chance to be part of the top ten startups selected for a USD50K growth program investment and compete for the Global Winner prize of USD 500K in investment!

Seedstars is a Swiss-based private group of companies with a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship.

Pierre-Alain Masson and Alisée de Tonnac set off on a journey around the world to establish the Seedstars World competition and activate up-and-coming areas. In one year, they managed to launch events in 20 cities.

We organized 82 events in 74 ecosystems, opened the 7th hub Seedspace, and our portfolio consists of 25 seed-stage ventures.

Seedstars is present in 80+ emerging ecosystems. More than 100,000 people from all over the world belong to the Seedtars network, including 2,000 investors. More than 40,000 entrepreneurs from emerging markets became participants of our events and programs. The alumni network of the Seedstars World competition counts for 275 startups. We know that 85% of the companies still exist; they have created over 2,500 direct jobs and fundraised over USD 250,000,000. The follow-on funding rate of startups that we accelerated is over 40% which is as high as TechStars or YCombinator achieve.

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