Judging Seedstars Johannesburg

Savvy Venture Partners’ Managing Partner, Thabo Ncalo was invited to sit on the jury of Seedstars World’s Johannesburg competition on May 26th, 2017.  Seedstars World holds 2 competitions in South Africa (Johannesburg and Cape Town) with a South African winner chosen during finals from winners out of both events.

For us at Savvy – it was a great way to meet new businesses and founders!


Seedstars World – Johannesburg May 26, 2017


Seedstars World is a Switzerland based startup competition that takes place in emerging markets. They run 65+ local competitions where they identify the best seed-stage startups, give them pitch training and award the winners with an opportunity to compete in the Seedstars Summit where one of them will be crowned Seedstars World Global Winner. Winners are awarded investments of up to $1 Million.


The event was covered in various press / media – including Disrupt Africa. Read more about the event here: