SparkHub introduces Seedstars World Competition, the world’s largest contest for innovative entrepreneurs in emerging markets
SparkHub introduces the first ever local edition of the Online Seedstars World (SSW) Competition, the world’s largest contest for innovative entrepreneurs in emerging markets. For the successful implementation of the event, SparkHub partners with Dhiraagu for organising and conducting the event in Maldives.
Based in Switzerland, Seedstars is a global organisation with activities in key emerging markets, impacting people's lives through entrepreneurship and technology.
The Online Seedstars World Competition 2020/21 - Maldives edition was kicked off from 3rd August 2020, and was held exclusively online, which was open for all interested tech-based startups, ventures and/or early-stage companies that meet the critera:
- Must have a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)
- Initial traction with their users
- Ongoing operations based in the country/city of application
- Must have no previous investments larger than USD 1 million
The winner of SSW - Maldives will receive global mentoring opportunities, join ten startups selected by Seedstars for a USD 50,000 growth programme investment, and compete the Global Winner investment prize of up to USD 500,000. Seedstars invites promising startups in emerging markets to join its global community every year, accelerating the rising ventures through their programmes and investments. With local competitions organised in 94 cities, Seedstars and closed the applications for startups by August 15, 2020.