Deadline: August 31, 2020

Applications for the Seedstars World Competition 2020/2021 are now open. The Seedstars World Competition is a startup competition in emerging markets.

From June to November each year, the Seedstars team looks for the most promising early-stage startups from more than 90 emerging markets that will receive intensive training on how to be investment-ready.


  • Online Seedstars Academy
  • Access to Seedstars mentor network
  • Local networking and visibility
  • Investment readiness training
  • Investor meetings
  • Regional networking and visibility
  • Prize of up to $500,000 in equity investment
  • Two-day growth boot camp
  • Investor meetings
  • Global networking and visibility


  • Open to technology startups, tech-enabled startups and/or early-stage companies
  • Startup must already have a minimum viable product and initial traction
  • Startup has received less than $1,000,000 in funding
  • Startup must have operations or be incorporated

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: USAID Africa


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