Seedstars World Tunisia Competition Launches on May 15

ArabNet Team, May 12 2017

Coming to Tunisia for the second time, Seedstars World will launch on May 15. The global seed-stage startup competition will take place at the Mediterranean School of Business under the high patronage of the Swiss Ambassador, Excellence Rita Adams. The event is organized with the support of local sponsors; AfricInvest, Diva Sicar, and Dot It, as well as regional energy sponsor - Enel Green Power.

Dynamic Pitching Event
Seedstars World competition will receive up to 10 seed-stage startups to pitch. They will be competing for the chance of participating in Seedstar Summit that’s held annually in Switzerland.

As per the eligibility criteria, the startups must to be less than 2 years old, have raised less than $500K in funding, and have developed an MVP with existing traction. In addition to the aforementioned, Seedstars World team is looking for one further criterion - the startup’s regional and global scalability.

70 Countries in the Pipeline
Seedstars World will be traveling to more than 70 countries this year to find the best seed-stage entrepreneurs and offer them the opportunity to win up to $1M and network with investors and mentors from around the world. Its previous participants have raised over USD 61M collectively, providing employment to more than 835 employees worldwide.

Seedstars World Mission
With a strong network of international partners such as BBVA, Merck, Enel, TRECC, Standard Bank, and Deloitte, Seedstars World is looking for innovative startups that solve regional issues and develop profitable products for the global market, with the aim of supporting the growth of these businesses.

In order to provide local entrepreneurs with this opportunity and aiming to deliver the best possible event, Seedstars World is working closely with local Seedstars Ambassadors and founding partners of SeedDigital, Amel Saidane and Najoua Kooli, who are reprfaesenting the Seedstars initiative throughout the year.

 

 

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