It is that time again. Time for the largest global entrepreneurship competition. Seedstars is a global venture builder that focuses primarily on emerging market startups. Every year they organize a world startup competition that begins with local regional competitions. Winners of the regional competitions advance to the finals in Switzerland where they will compete against each other for $500,000 seed capital! This year 7 African startups made the cut, let us learn more about them.
A Senegalese Company looking to help small businesses across the world, through providing solar power management devices and software.
A Ugandan company that uses mobile technology to improve the way the African disapora remits money back to the cocontinent
A Moroccan company looking to change the way you teach and learn through a new innovative virtual learning platform
Rwandan designed Software that is used for managing the logistics of transporting goods and services.
This Nigerian Startup looks to provide cost effective motor grade green gasoline from plastic/rubber waste, biomass and also gaseous carbon dioxide.
Ghanaian startup that wants to change the way Africans remit funds by using virtual money (Bitcoins)
This South African startup, provides cost effective devices, that detect fire through heat instead of through smoke. This helps eliminate the false alarms associated with smoke detectors
Kenyan startup wants to create a mobile yellow pages. They essentially want to give every mobile phone user a physical address.