Throughout its second edition, the Online Seedstars Summit has invited startups to participate in its global pitch contest, alongside insights presentations and an update on Seedstars’ investments.
Tunisian e-commerce startup, Fulfillment Bridge, is competing as the sole MENA region representative during the Grand Finale of this year’s Online Seedstars Summit. Throughout its second edition, the Online Seedstars Summit has gone through its programme including insights presentations, an update on Seedstars’ investments, a panel discussion with experts on tech and education, and the highly-anticipated startup pitching competition.
Seedstars is a Switzerland-based global venture capital fund, investing in early-stage tech startups in emerging markets, with over 50 portfolio companies. Known for hosting the world’s biggest entrepreneurial summit, Seedstars connects key stakeholders, builds companies from scratch and invests in high-growth startups in emerging markets with the ultimate goal of positively impacting people’s lives through technology and entrepreneurship. For five years now, it has built a network in over 65 countries, traveling the world to source innovative startup investment opportunities.
The Seedstars World Competition is held annually to seek out the most promising startups from Latin America, Africa, Middle East, Eastern Europe, and Central and South Asia. It is the first global startup competition focused on emerging and fast-growing markets. Seedstars has concluded the regional stage of the competition, bringing together the winners of all five regional stages for an in-depth entrepreneurial training and growth camp. The finalists are in the running for the opportunity to compete for the title of Global Winner and the prize of up to $500,000 in equity investment. The five startup finalists are Fulfillment Bridge (Tunisia), Pegasi (Venezuela), Finology (Malaysia), IMAN (Uzbekistan), and Ladda (Nigeria).
Founded in 2011 by CEO Kais Khadhraoui, Fulfillment Bridge has grown steadily since and now offers a global fulfillment network in fourteen countries with warehousing across four continents, powered by AI to assist online sellers in optimizing logistics and managing exceptions.
In partnership with The Next Web, Seedstars is broadcasting the Grand Finale of the Seedstars World Competition 2020/21 on May 20, 2021, 2PM CEST.
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