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SeedStars World is coming to Nairobi!

November 10, 2017 @ 4:30 pm

On the 10 November 2017, the best entrepreneurs and startups from Nairobi will be invited to pitch their companies and ideas. They’ll be judged by a panel of investors to compete for the opportunity to be named the most promising seed-stage startup of SeedStars Nairobi 2017.


The startups that are eligible for the competitions:

  • less than 2 years old;

  • have received less than USD 500K funding to date;

  • have an MVP;


And the SeedStars jury is…

This year’s jury boasts some of the best to find the best.  Included in this panel for 2017 are:

  • Claudia Makadristo: Regional Manager for Africa for Seedstars World
  • John Kimani: Developer Ecosystem Program Manager for Google
  • Somet Kipchilat: Technical Evangelist for Microsoft 4Afrika
  • Kamal Bhattacharya: Chief Innovation Officer for Safaricom


The startup that stands above the rest will join the Seedstars family and take part in both the regional and global summits, this includes their tried and tested boot camp. Not only will this be a great networking event for all startups, but it will be an event filled with inspirational tech ideas and discussions that will light the fire in your belly to go further with your own startup.


What’s in it for you

Participants of this competition will not only open themselves and their ideas to global audience but will also;

  • be exposed to corporates and angels searching for investment opportunities,
  • gain both local and international media coverage. All Seedstars World events are heavily covered by local and international press,
  • be able to represent your country with pride at the worldwide Seedstars Summit in front of an international audience,
  • have the opportunity to join the Seedstars Family of talented entrepreneurs in 65+ countries,
  • find potential partners and business opportunities through the community and at the various networking events.
  • participants will get the opportunity to benefit from the knowledge of corporate leaders, serial entrepreneurs, accelerator directors and investors from the hand-picked top-quality mentors from all over the world with experience in relevant industries.


Seedstars World not only promotes but connects and invests up to $1 Million in emerging market startups through their competition that takes place in over 65 countries worldwide.  This is an event not to be missed – will we see you there?  Register to attend or apply to pitch at this prestigious event by clicking here and use the invitation code: SSW_Nairobi_2017


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November 10, 2017
4:30 pm


Nairobi Garage