Opinion platform Wenadata wins Mozambique round of Seedstars World
Integrated opinion platform Wenadata is the winner of Mozambique round of Seedstars World. The startup won the Maputo competition and will now represent the country at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland to compete for up to USD one million in equity investment and other prizes.
“Our team is extremely proud of this recognition and promises to invest in the international promotion of the company and Mozambique.”, said Luis Fernando, Commercial Manager at Wenadata.
As a part of the prize, Wenadata will be participating at the Seedstars Summit, which takes place in Switzerland, in April 2019.
The startup will join other startups from across the continent in Switzerland for a weeklong training program, with the opportunity to meet the 65+ winners from other fast-growing economies, as well as investors and mentors from around the world. The final day of the Summit is dedicated to pitching in front of an audience of more than 1000 attendees, with the possibility of winning up to USD one million in equity investment and other prizes.
Mozambique round of Seedstars World attracted interest from over 40 startups, and around 185 attendees. Umbrella, Lda, with its simple solution for a big problem for Insuring in a smart, easy and convenient way, came second and New Tech Lab, Ldt, with its one-stop-shop digital marketplace democratizing access to information to all actors of the agribusiness value chain., grabbed the last spot in the top 3.
The other startups invited to pitch included Cotus: A cloud-based platform with an inclusive market concept that connects timely Suppliers to Buyers, Promoting transparency and equality, Huluka: A convenient and cheap way to deliver the expertise and the options for all people facing any sort of symptoms and professional assistance. Others were Marra Lá, OUTPUT, ScripTech Lda and
Continuing on its world tour of fast-growing startup scenes in emerging markets, Seedstars World’s next stop is Luanda, to select the best startup in Angola. Seedstars World is looking for smart startups that solve regional issues and/or develop profitable products for the global market.