Seedstars World (SSW), the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, is joining forces with StartupYourLife (SYL), the major Moroccan startup organization, to host Seedstars Africa from 28-30 January at the Four Seasons Casablanca.
All 15 winners from the 2015 Seedstars World competition across the continent and 15 Moroccan startups will work with world-class local and international mentors in a 2-day invite only bootcamp.
The event will culminate with a full day conference and pitch event bringing together more than 300 startup founders, successful entrepreneurs, investors, decision makers and ecosystem leaders from Africa.
Moroccan startups will work with world-class local and international mentors on improving their business models, working on their growth strategy and mastering the investor pitch.
Mentors and investors will come from Africa, Europe, the US and the MENA region and include Aaron Fu, Managing Partner of Nest based in Nairobi, Jayshree Naidoo, Head of the Standard Bank Incubator based in Johannesburg, Aphrodice Mutangana, Founder and CEO of the FOYO Group, based in Kigali as well as and Murat Aktihanoglu, Founder and CEO of ERAnyc an accelerator based in NYC among others.