INVESTMENTS AND VENTURE BUILDING

We build startups from scratch and invest in solutions that solve local pain points.

Seedstars Investments funds high-impact technology solutions in emerging markets. By leveraging Seedstars network in +85 ecosystems, Seedstars Investments benefits from a unique ground presence that ensures discovering the best early-stage ventures.

Entrepreneurial talents are truly global but those in emerging markets currently lack of resources. Seedstars Investments’ mission is not only to provide financial resources but also to accompany entrepreneurs through acceleration programs by transmitting knowledge.

What have been our investments so far?

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Our unique approach

Global Network

Thanks to our massive network in +65 countries, we build connections and partnerships that wouldn’t be possible with another platform.

Expertise & Support

More than just cash, we work with investees during a 14-week acceleration program providing tools and best practices to boost growth and prepare for the next funding round that we intend to lead.

Emerging Market Pros

Since 2012, we have pioneered the discovery and development of the startup ecosystems of emerging markets and now have activities in over +75 cities around the world. We have built unique expertise and insights about emerging markets investments opportunities.

Investment criteria

We look for ventures with a strong founding team and international scalability.

In addition to that, the following are criteria we look for in new investees.

Profitable units economics

Key sectors include: Fin Tech, Ed Tech, Agri Tech, Health Tech, Clean Tech & Energy, Retail

High Growth Company

Raised less than $500k so far

We have built solutions such as:

Quick Check

Fintech startup operating in Nigeria that gives instant small loans to individuals, scoring them using non-traditional data. They are expanding to also provide proper banking services to the underserved.

InvoizPaid

InvoizPAID Nigeria focuses on SME lending in all big sectors. Their vision is to become the leading champion in SME lending for the common man in Nigeria while developing a revolutionary product that will change the whole conservative lending industry.

We have invested in startups such as:

Bolivia

UltraCasas.com is the #1 real estate search engine in Bolivia.

Dominican Republic

Edupass is a hub for students navigating the US college admission process, helping expand university access in LATAM.

Philippines

Acudeen is an SME invoice factoring P2P marketplace providing businesses access to credit and investors.

Tanzania

Jamii is a mobile micro-health insurance provider for the low income population at just $1 per month.

Kenya

iNuka Pap provides a tech platform to MFI and SACCO members facilitating access to financial services.

Bahrain

Democrance democratizes insurance by making it accessible to the lower-income population of MENA through their mobile phone.

Nigeria

Eazypapers.com provides automated vehicle documentation and fleet management services for individuals & corporates.

South Africa

Giraffe is a mobile recruitment tool that aims to reduce unemployment in emerging markets.

Ghana

Empowering smallholder farmers through technology and innovations.

Argentina

Alquilando is an online platform that simplifies the long-term property rental process, minimizes risk and guarantees rent payments on time.

Bangladesh

IoT enabled cloud based preventive healthcare platform that monitors health parameters, predict health risks and reduce health cost.

Cameroon

GiftedMom is democratising health information access in emerging markets through an AI-based remote medical support platform.

Dominican Republic

AI-based ERP for SMEs in Latin America.

Nigeria

Medsaf is the trusted medication platform connecting pharmacies and hospitals in Africa with safe and cost effective medications.

https://www.redcapital.cl/

RedCapital is a Crowdlending platform in LatinAmerica.

Philippines

Servehappy Jobs help service businesses in the Philippines find employees by leveraging on social media and messaging technologies.

Let’s impact emerging markets together