Lagos will host the Semi Finals of the SeedStarsWord competition on 6 June 2014.
SeedStars is a global StartUp Competition focusing on fast-growing markets and emerging startup scenes because there are tremendous amounts of untapped opportunities and passionate entrepreneurs waiting to be discovered. The Winner at SeedStars Lagos will join other entrepreneurs in Geneva, Switzerland at the Global Competition
(SSW) SeedStars will partner with CoCreation Hub to provide venue and facilitate the event. The competition is open to startups, and the conditions for startups to participate at the event are:
- Must be than two years old
- Have less than $500,000 in funding to date
- Minimum Viable Product (MVP) available
- The startup can be across any field, but must be for profit.
Why participate as a startup ?
Equity investment : Worldwide winning startup receives an equity investment. Regional winners meet and get exposure to VCs and Business Angels all over the world.
Media coverage : Selected startups which attend the Regional Event receive regional media coverage. Regional winners receive international media coverage during the Final Event.
Worldwide prestige : Regional winners represent their countries during the worldwide Final Event in front of a worldwide jury and international media. The winning startup receives the prestigious denomination of Seedstars World Best Startup.
Partnerships : During events, startups meet with potential partners. International visibility gives access to potential partnerships (with suppliers, B2B customers, peer companies or potential acquirers).
Application is still Open. The Invite Code is ssw-lagos