Read this section to find out how
Apply to one of the 50+ local events through our online form. Only pre-selected startups (invitation only) can apply. Our local partners distribute the invitation codes or you can request one through the Local Event pages. The application form should take around 20 minutes to complete.
2) Pitching events
At each Local Event, the top 10-15 pre-selected startups are invited to pitch in front of an expert jury and quality audience to determine the winner. The event brings together key entrepreneurs, investors, corporates and institutions from the local ecosystem combined with a unique global Seedstars World flavour. The winner of each Local Event gets a free trip to the Final Event and loads of cool tech prizes.
3) Final Event
The winner of each Local Event will be invited to Switzerland to represent his startup and country at the global finals. The Final Event is a weeklong adventure consisting of a bootcamp, international conference and investor forum. It's an amazing chance to meet with investors, build a global network and grow your business. And don’t forget there is up to USD1.5mn in equity investment on offer to the winning startups.
Why participate as a startup ?
Maximum 2 years since founding date
Maximum USD 0.5m funding
Minimum Viable Product (MVP)
For some tips on how to do a quality pitch, check out our advice here.