Here are the 10 startups from Ivory Coast’s startup scene selected to compete at Seedstars Ivory Coast fourth edition for a chance to represent the country at the Seedstars Africa Summit and the global Seedstars Summit in Switzerland.
Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 17th of October – 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 host Seedspace Abidjan, Seedstars World will be holding a dynamic pitch event on the 26th of October, to choose the country’s Best Startup.
Besides representing Ivory Coast at the Seedstars Regional Summit, the winner will win an all-inclusive trip to Switzerland, to compete at the Seedstars Summit for the title of Seedstars Global Winner and up to USD one million in equity investments and other prizes.
Ivory Coast was previously represented by Cinetpay with their innovative solution that allows e-merchants and merchants to accept mobile money payments online or offline in Africa by mobile money payment gateway.
10 startups from Ivory Coast’s startup scene selected to compete at Seedstars Ivory Coast
The top startups to advance to the finals are:
|Afroshop||Is an Ivorian website of destocking and sales events in short time.
We offer destocking of products ranging from :
– 40 to 70% discount
|Aladain||SuivEdu is an application who will allow to parents to follow their childrens’s school life.|
|Damansah||With machine learning Damansah automates the data entry process of businesses. It helps you to save time, save cost and reduce human errors.|
|DISTRICASH||QUICKCARD is the new generation of bank prepaid card, available without branches for the 200 millions unbancarised people in West Africa.|
|Moja Wallet||Moja wallet helps African cities dwellers find, book and pay for the fastest and most affordable public transportation .|
|Oschool E-learning||Faced with the challenge of lack of education in Africa, Oschool is a solution for online networking between learners and expert trainers.|
|REMA||REMA, is a collaborative medicine service dedicated to African doctors. We connect african doctors, for better medical decisions.|
|TIKKEO||TIKKEO is an online event & ticketing platform, allows anyone to buy their ticket without moving with their mobile money account.|
|YEFA||YEFA is a web platform that centralizes and structures the educational opportunities offered to young people.
in order to opyimize search
|ZENAPI||ZENAPI est une solution innovante et intelligente de gestion de patrimoine et de collecte de loyers via mobile money et carte visa.|
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Seedstars is a Swiss-based group with the mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship, with a particular focus on the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN. Seedstars connects stakeholders, builds companies from scratch with public and private partners and invests in high-growth startups within these ecosystems. Seedstars aims at fostering impact investing and impact entrepreneurship over the world. Through different activities, that range from startup scouting, events organization to company building and acceleration programs, Seedstars has built the world’s biggest community of changemakers in emerging markets. Seedstars group includes the largest startup competition in emerging markets (Seedstars World Competition), the Entrepreneurship Forum for Emerging Markets (Seedstars Summit), physical entrepreneurs hubs (Seedspace), acceleration programs (Seedstars Growth), teaching & training programs (Seedstars Academy) and an investment entity with a startup lab and a fund (Seedstars Investments). Some of Seedstars main partners are Enel (Energy), School of Management Fribourg (HEG Fribourg) & TRECC – Transforming Education in Cocoa Communities (Education), BBVA (Finance), Tag Heuer (Fempreneurship, Time Saving and Innovation), Merck (Health) and Continental (Mobility).
ABOUT SEEDSTARS WORLD COMPETITION
Seedstars World is the world’s largest startup competition in emerging markets. It has been five years now that Seedstars Team takes off every year for a 9-month world tour and scouts for the best early-stage startups in 65+ countries, organizing 100+ events. One winner is selected to represent each country visited, and is invited to attend one of the 5 Regional Summits, reuniting all local winners of each region to network with regional investors, mentors and corporates. Local winners are also awarded the chance to represent their countries at the Seedstars Summit, the competition final happening in Switzerland, where startups compete for up to $1Mn in investment. The Seedstars Summit is the flagship event of Seedstars, filled with breakout sessions, panel discussions, specialized workshops and the best minds from emerging markets.