Seedstars Dakar

Seedstars Dakar

SELECTED STARTUPS
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Local organisers

Jokkolabs Dakar

Local partners

CTIC Dakar

Event Description

The event was hosted in the social co-working space Jokkolabs, which was further supported by CTIC Dakar, the local accelerator specialized on ICT startups, supported the event. The Swiss Embassy of Senegal was a vital partner for the event, with their advisor Philippe Béguin stating that the pitching startups had interesting concepts and feasible business plans that would be beneficial for Senegalese growth. 

Around 12 startups competed during the regional event. The winning startup Izitab, a SME specialized tablet maintained largely in Africa, Niokobok, an e-commerce startup, which allows diaspora to ship food packages to their relatives in Africa, and Eco Santé, a medical monitoring service that regularly visits customers at their homes, complete the podium as the top three startups in Senegal. 

Program

TIME DESCRIPTION
15:00 - 15:30 Arrival / Networking
15:30 - 15:40 Intro Seedstars World
15:40 - 17:30 Pitching Session
17:30 - 18:00 Jury Deliberation / Cocktail offered by the Swiss Embassy in Senegal
18:00 - 18:30 Announcement of the Winner / Interview

 

Regional Jury

Please meet our Jury members

Julien Berthomier

Julien Berthomier

Organizer of SSW 2014

Seedstars World
Abdoul Aziz SY

Abdoul Aziz SY

Project Manager

CTIC Dakar
Karim SY

Karim SY

Founder & Chief catalyst

Jokkolabs
Aude Guyot

Aude Guyot

Consulting Designer

Ex Carrefour Des Possibles Afrique

Event Location / Map

Join us at the Jokkolabs Dakar! 


Selected Startups


Finalists

Winner

1

POEYEK

Dakar

16
2nd

2

Niokobok

Dakar

5
3rd

3

Eco Santé

Dakar

5

Others

Baobab Entrepreneurship

Dakar

7

Genius Family

Dakar

3

FRUITECH

Dakar

2

mLouma

Dakar

4

Allimmov

Dakar

3

Re-Use

Dakar

13

CIA Delta

Dakar

3

Eco Bag

Dakar

5

Melacrowd

Dakar

1

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