The companies selected to pitch at the Seedstars Tbilisi event need to have the following criteria:
- be less than 2 years old
- have raised less than USD 500,000 in funding
- has built a minimum viable product, ideally with existing traction.
The Seedstars World team is searching for one additional criterion - the startup’s regional and global scalability. With a strong network of international partners such as BBVA, Merck, Enel, Trecc, Standard Bank and Deloitte, Seedstars World is looking for smart startups that solve regional issues and develop profitable products for the global market, to support their regional businesses and growth.
Seedstars World is closely working with Alliance Group Holding, Georgia's Innovation and Technology Agency GITA, and Governing for Growth in Georgia project, in order to deliver the best possible event and to provide local entrepreneurs with this opportunity.
The startups will pitch in front of a jury that consists of Aieti Kukava (Chairman at Alliance Group Holding), Konstantine Chanturia (Chief Risk Officer & Head of Analytics at Partnership Fund), Natia Tkhilaishvili (CEO at ProCreditBank), Jaba Burjaliani (Founder at Startup Marani), and Daria Golikova (Associate for CEE region at Seedstars World).
The event will have a special guest from Silicon Valley - Gary Whitehill, who will deliver a keynote presentation: “Embrace the Unexpected: The Entrepreneur’s Journey”. In addition, Panel discussion on the topic: “Entrepreneurship Reality in Georgia. How to make a business here” will be delivered by panelists: Sandra Asatiani - Co-Founder at GeoLab, Ludovic Gired - Founder at Pipela, Vasil Khorava - CEO at Wissol.
Get your free pass to the event here!