Peer to peer ride-sharing platform Kubinga wins Seedstars Luanda

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On October 12th, during Seedstars Luanda, Kubinga won the Angola round of Seedstars World and will represent the country at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland to compete for up to USD 1 million in equity investment and other prizes.

Kubinga, a  peer to peer ride-sharing platform that gives everyone mobility will be participating at the Seedstars Summit, which takes place in Switzerland, in April 2019. It is a weeklong training program, with the opportunity to meet the 65+ winners from other fast-growing economies, as well as investors and mentors from around the world. The final day of the Summit is dedicated to pitching in front of an audience of more than 1000 attendees, with the possibility of winning up to USD 1 million in equity investment and other prizes.

According to Emerson Paim, CEO at Kubinga,”Winning Seedstars Luanda event makes me understand that hard work and commitment to bring solutions are the best reasons to justify the long working nights and early morning meetings to add value to our people and our community.”

LV Digital, with its solution dedicated to providing easy access to higher education courses through e-learning, came second and Fix-technologies which provides all event planners and guests an all-inclusive platform for transactions, grabbed the last spot in the top 3.

The other startups invited to pitch were:

  • Kepya: A marketplace connecting all players of the agricultural value chain
  • Projepolis Lda: A medicine procurement platform
  • HS Geo Survey: Using drones to improve efficiency in crop farming
  • Balus: Tracking Angola’s award-winning Jiu-Jitsu athletes
  • Otchitanda: A   for new and pre-loved items to connect buyers and sellers
  • eAngola: An e-learning platform for students
  • Tellas: Showing the world the amazing stories of Africa

Continuing on its world tour of fast-growing startup scenes in emerging markets, Seedstars World’s next stop is Cape Town at Seedspace Cape Town, on 19th October which is the first leg to discover the best startup in South Africa. Seedstars World is looking for smart startups that solve regional issues and/or develop profitable products for the global market.