20 finalists are competing for $500,000 from the world’s largest emerging markets competition. Out of 94 startups, 20 will advance to the Regional Finals where they will secure a spot at the competition’s Grand Finale.
Only one startup will emerge as the overall winner and rake in the grand prize of $500,000. Seedstars, is a Swiss-based firm aiming to impact people’s lives across emerging markets. The Seedstars World Competition is held annually to look for the most promising startups across MENA, Africa, Asia, CEE, and LATAM regions.
Each startup has an opportunity to reach the Regional finals and pitch at the Grande Finale and win a US$500,000 equity investment. Here are the 7 startups from the African continent taking part in the grand finale (2 from the MENA region and 5 from the larger continent):
Fulfillment Bridge from Tunisia, a cloud-based global e-commerce logistics platform providing warehousing services across 4 continents.
Al-Mawwan from Egypt, the pioneer digital platform for digital construction and building materials in Egypt.
Rohobot home-based healthcare services from Ethiopia, offering quality home-based healthcare for the aged and those suffering from chronic conditions at affordable prices.
CAPTURE Solutions from Ivory Coast offering the best ICT agri-supply management system across Africa.
Flamingoo Foods in Tanzania running on cutting-edge climate tech, that proactively forecasts food supply and deficit areas.
Sparco from Zambia providing tools that help businesses collect money from their customers and provide access to delivery companies.
Ladda in Nigeria is backed by financial literacy and democratizes access to investment for its retail investors.