Following call for applications, 14 startups have been selected to pitch at Seedstars Alexandria, an international startup competition investing in top entrepreneurs from emerging markets.
The selected startups are Bassita, a clickfunding platform; search engine for jobs, Cantalop; Easy Pan, a food recipes platform; financial management solutions provider, ennota; Escape, a virtual reality advertising platform, and online outsourcing platform, Hommect.
Others are online self-publishing platform, Kotobna; Shezlong, an online mental health practice; TechB3, an Arabic tech news and tech education platform (C-Net in Arabic), and Wassel, the CrunchBase of the Middle East.
Completing the list are Insanyah, a social platform connecting people to charitable organizations; Tutorama, a curated marketplace of top quality tutors (the Airbnb of tutoring); online platform for skilled individuals, Tyro, and VoxEra, a small device that lets travellers avoid roaming fees.
All 14 startups will pitch in front of a panel of judges who will select a winner. The winning startup will go on to compete with other startups from across the world for over US$1 million in investment.
The event will take place on May 7, 2016 during the Techne Summit which is set to hold at the monumental Bibliotheca Alexandria on May 7 – 8.
If you’re looking to attend, tickets are still available. The event will be filled with disruptive tech, inspirational discussions, networking sessions.