Seedstars - Seedstars Summit 2020 Movemeback African event cover image


Connecting startups from emerging markets to global learning and investment opportunities

66% of the world's population growth is happening in emerging markets. This presents a monumental opportunity, which Seedstars is leveraging by creating synergy among the world's most innovative stakeholders.


For Mentors and Advisors

  • 2-day private Bootcamp for all the finalists of regional Seedstars Summits
  • Competition and startups delegations
  • 60+ startups coming from 80+ countries gathered together to learn about the best practices in growth, sales, operations, and more!
  • 200+ one-on-one meetings between mentors and startups


For Venture Capitals and Investors

  • 60+ pitches from startups from Asia, Africa, MENA, CEE and LATAM
  • 200+ one-on-one meetings with the most promising startups from emerging markets
  • Investor panel discussion
  • Selection of 12 startups that will pitch on the main stage during the Final Summit Day for a chance to win up to 500,000 USD in equity investment

Seedstars Summit Day

  • This day is the meeting point for over 1500 participants. The event highlight will be a pitching competition between 12 finalists and the announcement of the Seedstars Global Winner. The Summit will also host keynote speeches from tech leaders and founders from emerging markets, panel discussions and industry-focused workshops.

Location and directions

SwissTech Convention Center, Route Louis-Favre 2, 1024 Ecublens VD, Switzerland

About Seedstars

Seedstars is a global organisation with a mission to impact people's lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. 


Seedstars celebrates positive impact and the pioneers who create it. We roam the globe every year to connect with the most amazing changemakers of emerging markets.


Talented minds and successful startups are not to be found only in the Silicon Valley, they are everywhere. Seedstars empowers entrepreneurial spirits to swim against the tide and facilitates the improvement of living conditions in those countries.


Our target represents today 84% of the global population and it will grow up to 95% in 2030. The opportunities we take have the potential to change the lives of billions of people.