TechInPacific – Swiss-founded Seedstars has announced the second batch of application which extends to the 15th of October. The incubator hub invites all PNG-based tech startups and ventures to pitch for emerging market-centric solutions.
Startups who qualify must operate in the country of application, owning a Minimum Viable Product (MVP), having an investment of USD 1 million or less, with initial traction of users can compete for the incubator.
“We have become a global community with over 150,000 members. It is a community that defines itself by its people and their shared purpose that together we can achieve great things and build a better future”, said Alisée de Tonnac, Co-Founder of Seedstars.
Accepted startups will receive online training, access to Mentor Network, and local networking as well as visibility according to the official website.
The ten chosen startups will be participating in a USD 50K growth program investment and competing in the Global Winner investment prize worth USD 500k. With the event taking place online, the live pitching sessions of the finalists and the Global Winner will be available to watch on the Seedstarslife platform.
“That’s what we’re conveying through our #WeareSeedstars campaign,” Alisée said.
”Our goal is to identify and empower the most innovative startups around the world, by providing the means to share entrepreneurial education and investment.”
“We want to give a global opportunity to those who don’t have access to resources, facilitate growth for entrepreneurs in emerging markets, and act as a catalyst for the local entrepreneurial ecosystem.”
The application can be submitted here.