Impact Hub Harare is the official local organiser for the Seedstars World local event, which was brought to Zimbabwe in 2016 by Impact Hub Harare’s Cofounder Tadzoka Pswarayi, the current local Seedstars Ambassador.
Last year’s event, 2017, the winner of the local event was myRunner Buses who has incorporated tech to make travelling by bus easier. The local winner went on to pitch at the global pitch event this year in Switzerland along other winners from the various participating countries.
Participating in this event has led to the local winners and participants being able to expand their ventures to do finding investment and mentorship opportunities due to the coverage of this programme.
Seedstars World is the biggest seed stage startup competition for emerging markets that is held in over 23 cities across Sub-Saharan Africa to scout for the top high growth startups and entrepreneurs and accelerate them on their path to global success. This event involves a series of bootcamps and pitch competitions in the participating countries.
Is your startup less than 2 years old and do you have an MVP ready? Then don’t hesitate and apply to participate at the local pitching event and an opportunity to win up to 1,000,000 USD of equity investment.