Seedstars World, the largest seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, has brought its pre-selection rounds to an end. With the support of the local host SBIncubator, Seedstars World will be holding a dynamic pitch event on August 8th 2019, to choose the country’s most promising startups.
Besides representing Ghana at the Seedstars Africa Summit, the winner will win an all-inclusive trip to the Seedstars Africa Summit and the chance to win a spot at the Seedstars Global Summit in Switzerland where the winner will take home a 500K USD investment prize In addition, the winner will receive 3 months access to the investment readiness program.
Ghana was previously represented by Cowtribe an affordable insurance platform.
The top startups to advance to the finals are:
|Sumundi Limited||Shop owners in Ghana lose millions of cedis to unseen theft & mismanagement everyday. We are eliminating this economic pain with technology.|
|Codetrain||Codetrain transforms African youth into professional software developers and matches them to job opportunities.|
|Gas App||Gas app is a mobile app with a smart device that provides users with a cheaper, safer and convenient way to use and order cheap LPG.|
|Jumeni Technologies||Jumeni provides cloud based field management, monitoring, revenue collection and payment solutions for companies with field operations.|
|Agripool ltd||Agripoolapp.com is a crowdfarming, Agtech system that allow individuals to become owners of farms while receiving updates and also ROI|
|Growth Factor||Nvoicia solves the problem of cash flow issues caused by late payments by enabling SMEs get paid in 24hrs when dealing with credit clients|
|Nocofio||Nocofio is an online platform that connects farmers to finance|
|TechShelta Company Limited||TechShelta is an AgriTech company that helps greenhouse farmers maximize their efficiency in production and incomes|
|Kwidex Company Limited||Kwidex is a agri-crowdlending platform that allow everyday people invest in the agricultural value chain for returns after a listed period.|
The startups will pitch in front of a jury that consists of Victor Asemota, Partner at Alta Global; Klenam Fiadzoe, Technology Entrepreneur, Coiz Ltd; Adu Ampofo, MD Velia Consulting; Hamdiya Ismaila, General Manager, Venture Capital Trust Fund; Grace Safoa Buaka, Investment Manager, Oasis Capital Ghana; Nana Okyir Baidoo, Senior Associate Investment Banking, Fincap Securities; Baafour Otu-Boateng, Principal, Investisseurs & Partenaires; Fredrik Andersson, Investment Manager, Seedstars.