Seedstars World Competition 2020/21 for Startups in Emerging Markets

By Oluchi Johnson-Achibiri | 1 min read
5th August 2020
Seedstars World Competition 2020/21 for Startups in Emerging Markets

Applications for the Seedstars World Competition are now open. The Seedstars World Competition is the Largest startup competition in emerging markets.

They are looking for the most promising early stage startups from 90+ emerging markets that will receive a prize of up to USD 500,000 in equity investment.

Benefits

All accepted startups will receive:

  • Online Seedstars Academy
  • Access to Seedstars Mentor Network
  • Local Networking and Visibility 

Regional Stage Benefits:

  • Investment readiness Training
  • 1-1 Mentor and Investor Meetings
  • Regional Networking and Visibility

Grand Finale Benefits:

  • Prize up to $500,000 USD in equity investment
  • 2-day Growth Bootcamp 
  • 1-1 Mentor and Investor Meetings
  • Global Networking and Visibility

Eligibility

  • Open to technology startups, tech enabled startups and/or early-stage companies
  • You already have a minimum Viable Product (MVP) and initial traction 
  • Your startup received less than USD 1,000,000 in funding
  • You must have operations or be incorporated in the country/city you are applying

Application

  • Apply to the nearest local competition in the ecosystem where your startup has operations
  • The Seedstars team will evaluate all applications using a purpose-built algorithm- the Investment Readiness Score - to evaluate the viability of your startup
  • All applicants will receive their score and selection results by the end of August 2020.

Application Deadline: August 31, 2020

Oluchi Johnson-Achibiri
Oluchi Johnson-Achibiri has a background in Management Consulting and is passionate about lending her experience to help entrepreneurs start and scale their businesses.
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