seedstars

The @SeedstarsWorld competition was held in Abuja on 9th June 2014 and three winners proceeded to Lagos for the regional finals which held on the 13th of June. We are happy to bring the tweet report culled from live tweets of @DMDInitiatives

About Seedstars World:

Seedstars World is an exclusive worldwide competition to discover the 20 best startups in emerging and fast growing economies. The competition will take place from March 2014 till December 2014 in more than 30 cities around the world.

Startups in the field of technology, web or mobile can apply and they must have been founded for no more than 2 years, with a maximum amount of 0.5 million USD to date and a Minimum Viable Product (MVP).

After a tough selection process and local pitching events in their respective cities, only one startup per country will participate in the final event held in February 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland.

The winners will receive different prizes such as coaching and mentoring from partners and well-known entrepreneurs, equity investments, entry into acceleration programs, advertising and hosting services.