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Article by: Sage Swaby 17th July 2017

BootcampMonday, July 17, 2017 – Seedstars World, the Switzerland based seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, has announced the 10 Tanzanian startups that will be competing for one spot in the global competition held in Switzerland. The top startup will advance to the global competition to compete for up to 500,000 USD in equity investment.

IMG_0154The startups will pitch to a panel of judges in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on Thursday, July 20th at Buni Innovation Hub. On Monday, July 17th, the 10 startups gathered at Buni Innovation Hub for a mentoring bootcamp session. Seedstars, leading the session, covered the basics for the startups to present their businesses. The art of pitching was discussed, such as the five minute pitch and five minute Q&A. There will be a jury of five judges who will evaluate the competitive edge and quality of the team, investment decisions, customer and market size, traction, and defensibility and unfair advantages.

Seedstars encouraged the startups to keep their pitches simple and efficient. They broke down the anatomy of the pitch: Read more

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Ten of Tanzania’s finest tech startups will compete for a place in the Seedstars World finals in Switzerland in 2018. Taking place 20 July in Dar Es Salaam, the finalists will be pitching their ideas to a panel of  judges at Buni Innovation Hub.

The winner will head to the Seedstars World finals in Switzerland in 2018 for a chance to win up to US$500 000 equity investment.

Seedstars World has partnered with Costech and Embassy of Switzerland and the Human Development Innovation Fund for the Tanzanian leg of the competition. This partnership will not only enable the winner to represent Tanzania in the 2018 finals, but local entrepreneurs will receive additional support from the panel of judges as well as mentors from Buni Innovation Hub

Buni Innovation Hub is dedicated to support the entrepreneurial spirit that is prevalent in the country and through partnerships like this we are able to do as much,” says Maryam Mgonja Head of Partnerships at the hub

The 10 finalists are: Read more

Intern-poster-week-1Buni Internship Program is a 8 to 10 weeks program primarily for University students to practically validate their theoretical skills acquired from school individually or in teams through an intense capacity building and business development process driven by ideation, team formation, product development, customer/market validation training among others from professional business coaches and mentors.

IMG_4692At the end of the program participating teams present their problem/solution fit prototypes to a panel of cross-cutting judges and mentors for product endorsement before the teams are enrolled to Buni Mentoring Program.

This first batch of 2017 internship program has managed to attract more than 70 students across universities in Tanzania, who registered to be enrolled in our program. Due to the few spots that we had, we were able to select only 20 students to come and participate in the program. Read more


Wednesday, July 12, 2017 — On 20 July 2017, 10 of Tanzania’s best seed stage startups will compete to represent the country at the Seedstars Summit and win up to USD 500 000 in equity investment.

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 12 July 2017 – Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes is coming to Tanzania for the 3rd time. With the support of the Swiss Embassy and our local ambassador Buni Hub, Seedstars World will be holding a dynamic pitch event on the 20 July 2017. In line with its mission to place the spotlight on entrepreneurs from emerging markets, Seedstars World is travelling to more than 65 countries this year to identify the best seed-stage entrepreneurs and provide them with an opportunity to win up to USD 500 000 and network with investors and mentors from around the world. Its previous participants have raised over USD 61M collectively, providing employment to more than 800 employees worldwide. Read more