Apply for Online Seedstars World Competition 2020/21 for early-stage startups

If your startup is looking to learn from industry experts, network with the local ecosystem, achieve product/market fit and accelerate growth in your existing market, apply now to the Local Stage of the Online Seedstars World Competition 2020/21.

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Selection Criteria for Seedstars

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  1. You already have a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and initial traction.
  2. Your startup received less than USD 1,000,000 in funding
  3. You must have operations or be incorporated in the country/city you are applying.

From June to November each year, the Seedstars team looks for the most promising early-stage startups from 90+ emerging markets that will receive intensive training on how to be investment-ready. They will take part in local, regional, and global stage competitions, but only one of them will be crowned as the Global Winner and receive a prize of up to USD 500,000 in equity investment. Who will it be this year?

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How It Works

Local Stage

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Step 1: June – August 2020

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Fully online, startups can apply from any part of their country to the nearest competition in their ecosystem. One winner per country will be to participate in the Regional Stage.

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All accepted startups will receive:

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Online Seedstars Academy

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Access to Seedstars Mentor Network

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Local Networking & Visibility

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Regional Stage

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Step 2: November – December 2020

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Local Stage winners will compete on a regional level in a broadcasted pitch competition on Seedstars Life. Finalists will be selected based on their startup strength and scalability and will move on to the Grand Finale.

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Regional Stage benefits:

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Investment Readiness Training

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1-1 Mentor & Investor Meetings

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Regional Networking & Visibility

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Grand Finale

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Step 3: April 2021

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Will bring together the winners of all five regional stages for in-depth entrepreneurial training and the opportunity to compete for the title of Global Winner and the prize of up to $500,000 USD in equity investment.

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Grand Finale benefits:

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2-day Growth Bootcamp

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1-1 Mentor & Investor meetings

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Global Networking & Visibility

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Application Deadline: Unspecified.

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