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Press Release: Seedstars Selects Kampala's Most Promising Entrepreneurs

  • In Innovation
  • 18 Oct 2019 - 1:55pm
  • By Mark Wamai
  • 355
Seedstars Selects Kampala's Most Promising Entrepreneurs, Kampala Innovation Week, 2:00pm 18th October 2019, Kololo Independence Grounds, Kampala Uganda. Photo credit: Kampala Innovation Week | @OutboxHub

Geneva, Switzerland, 18th October 2019 - Seedstars World, the largest seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, has brought its pre-selection rounds to an end. With the support of the local hosts Outbox and NSSF, Kampala Innovation Week, Seedstars World will be holding a dynamic pitch event on the today 18th October 2019, to choose the country’s most promising startup.

Besides representing Uganda at the Seedstars Africa  Summit, the winner will win an all-inclusive trip to the Seedstars Africa Summit and the chance to win a spot at the Seedstars Global Summit in Switzerland where the winner will take home a 500K USD investment prize.

The top startups to advance to the finals are:

Startup

Elevator pitch

Too Good

TooGood is an online deal offers it's users prices cut offs of up to 85% the best services around town from businesses

Ogaget Holding LTD

Rethinking the National Ambulance System and Emergency Care

Yunga Technologies

Meet Yunga, A security device that allows homes to protect each other instead of security companies.

Ugabus Ltd

Ugabus is a bus aggregator that avails bus users with a web and mobile application to book any bus to travel anywhere within East Africa.

PAAT SOIL CLINIC

Leveraging mobile technology to increase crop yields through efficient soil testing to enable smallholder farmers make farming decisions

gnuGrid Africa

Monitor and control solar systems through the cloud in real-time, enabled by AI-optimized hardware. Seamless and Intelligence performance.

The Online Butchery

The Online Butchery is an online meat store that is dedicated to delivering a variety of fresh meat and meat products reliably.

Chap Chap Africa

We create financial profiles for SMEs by digitizing their day to day business transactions.

Teheca Limited

Personalised and convenient access to post birth care services and support through connecting mothers to nurses for in home checkup

The startups will pitch in front of a jury that consists of John Ndabarasa, Startup Relations and Engagement Associate, International Trade Center; Mina Shahid, Co-Founder, Co-CEO, Numida; Ron Kawamara, CEO, Jumia Uganda; Nielsimms Sangho, Country Lead - FlutterWave; Otim Gerald, Founder and Lead, Ensibuuko and Maryam Mgonja, Regional Partnerships Manager, Africa at Seedstars.

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