14 startups have been selected to pitch at the Tunisian leg of Seedstars World, an international startup competition investing in top entrepreneurs from emerging markets.
The selected startups are YallaRead, a book sharing platform; Afrikwity, an investment-based crowdfunding platform; Vynd, a platform to share experiences about shops and local services, and Akeed Solutions, which uses innovative tech to reduce the testing costs of embedded systems.
Others are on-demand recruitment platform, TalentHub; Evey, a platform that make real time votes and surveys for increased engagement et al; Secure Drive, an embedded cars security systems maker; Expensya, an expense management software, and Omnia, which uses tech to help SMEs get better visibility et al.
Completing the list are indie games developers, New Gen Studio; Lahja SARL, an Arabic platform unifying the Arabs; Insight Telematics, a startup developing telematics solutions; Incept, a tech startup using state of the art tech and solutions to redefine the museum experience, and Big Data Health platform, HIPPOCRATE.
All the 14 startups will pitch to an investment panel and compete to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup of Seedstars Tunis 2016.
The winning startup will go on to compete with other startups from across the world for over US$1 million in investment at the global finals of the competition.
Seedstars Tunis will take place at the conference hall of Dauphine University, located at 20 Rue Baudelaire, El-Omrane 1005 on May 18, 2016.
The event promises to be filled with disruptive tech, inspirational discussions, networking sessions. Purchase your tickets here if you’re looking to experience the fun firsthand!
Seedstars Tunis is the second Seedstars World event in Africa this year – the first was Seedstars Alexandria, which was won by Tutorama, a curated marketplace of top quality tutors (the Airbnb of tutoring).
The Seedstars World team will tour 18 more African countries before the year comes to an end in search of the continent’s most promising tech startups.