NETWORK WITH INVESTORS AND ENTREPRENEURS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
We travelled to 20 countries and brought them back to Switzerland
Seedstars World is the only global event in emerging markets and fast growing startup scenes
THIS WAS SSW 2013
We've created a global network of entrepreneurs, accelerators, incubators, co-working spaces and investors from all continents
FACTS & FIGURES
EASTERN EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, AFRICA, ASIA, OCEANIA, SOUTH AMERICA
ENTREPRENEURS, VCs, ACCELERATORS, INCUBATORS, PRIVATE AND PUBLIC INVESTORS
SELECTED SERIAL OR FIRST TIME ENTREPRENEURS FROM EVERY BACKGROUND
OUR TEAM TRAVELLED THE WORLD TO MEET AND SELECT ENTREPRENEURS
AMOUNT ALREADY INVESTED IN STARTUPS APPLYING FOR THE COMPETITION
ONLY ONE WINNER WILL BE SELECTED
You are a Venture capitalist, Corporate investor, Business Angel, Bank, Family Office or Private Investor, come at SSW and meet with entrepreneurs from around the world, get in contact with seedstars team who travelled on all continents, get reports and discuss concrete investment opportunities for you or your clients.
You are a university student, young professional, corporate employee, entrepreneur, then come and discover startup job opportunities in emerging and fast growing markets. Meet with experienced entrepreneurs and find new challenges.
You are a journalist or blogger, SME executive or corporate employee, freelancer, consultant, curious and open minded person, then come and discover the challenges of fast growing countries, how local and international entrepreneurs address them and how you could play a role.
Discovering Worldwide Startup Ecosystems
Our speakers will tell you more about the international startup ecosystems. The opportunites and the risks of investing and working in various regions of the world will be presented. You will understand the key factors and challenges that drive innovation and startups in emerging and fast growing startups scenes.
WORLD STARTUP BOOTHS
Meeting Entrepreneurs From All Continents
Startups from 20 countries will be present to explain their experiences as entrepreneurs in their respective countries. Should you be an investor or looking for a challenging career path or simply curious about worldwide startups, you will have the opportunity to discuss with local entrepreneurs and understand the potential risks and returns of each ecosystem.
Discover the startups invited.
Presentations Of The Best Startups
The best startups selected for the final pitch will present their businesses in front of a
. The winner will receive an equity investment and be crowned with the prestigious denomination "Seedstars World Best Startup“.
LIFT CONFERENCE (5th-7th February)
Speeches, Workshops and Exhibitions on Innovation and Digital Technologies
proposes a special blend of inspiring speeches by some of the world’s best speakers, interactive workshops, exhibitions of interactive media projects and prototypes. Get a preview at SSW with "Crocodile in the Yangtze" wich follows China’s first Internet entrepreneur and former English teacher, Jack Ma, as he battles US giant eBay on the way to building China's first global Internet company, Alibaba Group.
Exclusive Lunch (invitation only)
Welcome & Movie "Meeting Entrepreneurs Worldwide"
Break l Startup booths & Speed dating
SSW 13 WINNERS ANNOUNCED
Cocktail and Pre-Lift get together
"The story of a westerner inside China's Alibaba.com"
Exclusive Dinner (invitation only)
CICG - Centre International de Conférences Genève - 17 rue de Varembé - 1202 Geneva - Switzerland
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WORLDWIDE JURY PANEL
Cofounder & CEO
Chief Coffee Officer
Founder & Chairman, Anecova Vice Chairman, European Tech Tour Association
CEO & Cofounder
Founder, Bravofly Rumbo Group
CEO & Cofounder
Managing Director, greenTEK Ventures
CEO & Cofounder
Dr. Hendrik Brandis
CEO & Cofounder
GET YOUR TICKET (closed)
(closed) You are a corporate employee, a freelancer, consultant or just curious and open-minded, come and discover startup ecosystems, find challenging job opportunities, meet and discuss with entrepreneurs from all continents. SSW is for you!
(closed) Get insights on concrete investment opportunities in emerging and fast growing startup scenes, discuss with entrepreneurs about challenges they face, learn about risks and potential returns.
to: - Investor lounge - Personal service - Exclusive information about startups prior to the event
SSW & Lift
15% discount code: excluLift14SSW
Unique opportunity to get access to
SSW event and Lift conference with a single pass
! Lift Conference is one of Europe’s key events about innovation and digital technologies.
(closed) Coming to SSW is a way to extend your international network, get funding, recruit, get customers or media contacts and discover the international startup ecosystem. Your company must be incorporated since less than 2 years.
(closed) Find great job opportunities in exciting startups all over the world! This offer is only available for full-time students (university, excl. postgraduate students). We will verify your university email address and request a valid student ID at the event venue. No refunds. Minors should note, that all parties have an age limit of 18 years.
The entry is free, but subject to accreditation. Accreditations are closed.
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