Mtabe App, MyHI, Sheria Kiganjani, Kilimo Fresh Foods, Noobites, Nuru- EX-Africa Tanzania- MITZ Innovations are set to pitch at SEEDSTARS Dar Es Salaam on 23rd August 2019 at Seedspace Dar Es Salaam.
This year, Seedstars Tanzania 5th edition will be held at Seedspace Dar Es Salaam on 23rd August 2019, at 1600 Hours EAT. Besides representing Tanzania at the Seedstars Regional Summit, the winner will get a chance to win an all-inclusive trip to Switzerland, to compete at the Seedstars Summit for the title of Seedstars Global Winner and up to USD 500,000 in equity investments and other prizes.
Tanzania was previously represented by NALA Money with their innovative solution of a mobile money application that works offline, allowing users to easily access multiple mobile money wallets faster.
“We are very excited to come back to Dar es Salaam for the fifth time! The stakes are higher than ever as we’ve been in this ecosystem for more than 5 years now and know there are companies in Tanzania developing high-quality products. We are looking for the best and will take them with us to Switzerland in 2019!”, says Claudia Makadristo, Regional Manager for Africa at Seedstars.
Tigo Tanzania and Swiss Embassy Tanzania are the main sponsors of the event. But further support is provided by delegation partners Feed the Future Advancing Youth and Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) who are bringing in a delegation of startups from Zanzibar to attend the Dar es Salaam competition.
Four out of the 10 startups coming from Zanzibar will be pitching on Friday.
Here is more information on the startups selected to pitch in Dar Es Salaam.
- EX-AFRICA plans to extend access, align needs and deliver on-demand services through digital platforms and become the first tech hub in TZ.
- Kilimo Fresh runs a B2B E-commerce produce distribution platform linking Smallholder farmers and produce buyers to fair & reliable market.
- Mtabe provides offline elearning and assistance via SMS for students who do not access to internet, textbooks or smartphones.
- MyHI is a mobile phone app that simplifies health insurance access. The registration is simplified and all the paper works are cut off.
- Noobites cloth release highly effective wide-area spatial mosquito repellents, creating full-time protection against both day & night bitting.
- Nuru-a security and defense network for girls powered by girls against sexual harassment and physical violence.
- Sheria Kiganjani is the first legal digital platform in Tanzania that provide online access to various legal services.
- MITZ Innovations We design, build and supply easy to use portable and affordable sets of STEM tools for students from basic to secondary schools.