Over $6m Prize Seedstars World Competitions 2018

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Over $6m Prize Seedstars World Competitions 2018

About Seedstars


We empower entrepreneurs by providing mentoring, visibility, funding, expertise, appropriate network and offices.

Investors & Mentors

We fund and accelerate the most promising startups in emerging markets by connecting investors and mentors with talented entrepreneurs.


We collaborate with foundations, NGOs, corporates, governments and academic institutions in order to build together solutions for a better future.

We’re going to a lot of cities but we unfortunately can’t make it to all of them! If you want to show us what you are working on or think we might be interested in your startup in general or for our company builder and growth program, feel free to submit the preliminary application form and we’ll take a look.

Why participate as a startup?

Equity Investment

There is a prize package consisting of up to $ 1 Million in equity investment and more in cash and in-kind prizes. You will be exposed to VCs, corporates and angels searching for investment opportunities. We also invest in ~20 companies through the exclusive Seedstars Growth program.

Coverage & Prestige

All Seedstars World events are heavily covered by local and international press with around 500 articles on us last year. Represent your country at the worldwide Seedstars Summit in front of an international audience.

Partnerships & Family

Join the close knit Seedstars Family of talented entrepreneurs in 65+ countries. Find potential partners and business opportunities through the community and at the various events.

Learn & Grow

We hand pick top-quality mentors from all over the world with experience in relevant industries. Benefit from the knowledge of corporate leaders, serial entrepreneurs, accelerator directors and investors.


Competition format

Local Competitions:

We run 80+ local competitions where we identify the best seed-stage startups. In addition to having the top startups pitching, our events are filled with disruptive tech, inspirational discussions, networking sessions and one flight ticket for the winner to come to the Seedstars Summit.

Regional Summits:

We manage 5 Regional Summits, where we bring all Seedstars World winners of each region, as well as speakers, investors, corporates, incubators, accelerators, governments and relevant stakeholders to one city to build bridges between regional ecosystems and discuss regional challenges.Seedstars Summit:

Our competition’s final happens in the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland, an exciting event filled with breakout sessions, panel discussions, specialized workshops and the best minds from emerging markets, where the local winners compete to be crowned the Seedstars World Global Winner.

Virtual Growth Program:

The growth program is a three month virtual acceleration program focused on growth and traction for 10-20 winners selected from the local competition winners. The program includes an investment of $50k of which $20k covers the program and the chance for follow-on funding.


Over $6m Prize to be won


All Entrepreneurs are eligibible for the Seedstars contest


To Apply  Click Here To Apply For Your Local Competition

Application Deadline:

See deadline for your local Competition Here

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