The event will give local startups the opportunity to get funds from global investors.
Rabat – Seedstars, an investor in emerging market startups, has announced their 4th Middle East and North Africa Regional Summit. The event will take place in Casablanca from December 10 until December 12.
Seedstars Summit MENA is set to bring together a network of startups, investors, mentors, ambassadors, partners, and over 500 key stakeholders in the MENA region. The event aims to facilitate business and investment opportunities in the region.
The schedule for the three-day event starts with a private Bootcamp. The Seedstars investment team plan to provide startups with a mix of theoretical and practical content on growth models and acquisition channels.
On the second day, the schedule outlines that the startups will have one-on-one meetings with key investors, mentors, and entrepreneurs, as part of the Investor Forum. During the forum, top investors in the MENA region will have the opportunity to connect with government officials, corporate partners, and international media outlets.
The main conferences is on the agenda for the final day of the event, along with other events on the mainstage. The mainstage will showcase startup pitches, keynotes from prominent leaders and Seedstars alumni, as well as prize announcements.
The organizers have scheduled a closing cocktail party to mark the end of the event. It will serve as an opportunity for attendees to network and celebrate entrepreneurship in the region.
Access to the event is available on request. The tickets are available on the event’s website.
“It will be an amazing opportunity for all the local winners and key ecosystem players to discover Morocco, while building a stronger entrepreneurial synergy throughout the region.” said Annie-Shan Morin, Seedstars Summit MENA Manager, in a statement to the press.
The event is set to feature the regional finale of the Seedstars World Competition, a competition aiming to fund the most promising startups all over the world.
Over the past months, hundreds of startups from more than 15 countries participated in local boot camps and pitch competitions. The winning projects of the local events will represent their countries at the regional finale.
The startups that can properly defend their projects and convince the jury during the event will qualify to the Seedstars Summit 2020 in Lausanne, Switzerland and compete for the title of the Seedstars Global Winner.
More than 60 startups will compete in the global competition to win up to $500,000 in investments. This year, Seedstars is focusing on technology-based startups.Seedstars is a Swiss-based private group of companies aiming to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. The organization’s activities cover over 80 emerging ecosystems through a variety of events such as the Seedstars World Competition, acceleration programs, physical hubs called Seedspace, venture capital investments and company building activities.