23 January 2017

Tefo Mohapi caught up with Marcello Schermer, Regional Manager for Africa at Seedstars, to get an update on what we can expect at the Seedstars Summit 2017 and what Seedstars has in store for Africa in 2017. Seedstars Summit 2017 kicks off on 06 April 2017 and will see 70+ startups from the fast growing startup hubs around the world compete for an equity investment of up to $1,000,000.


  • Register for the Seedstars Summit 2017 and meet entrepreneurs from 65+ countries. You also get to connect with investors, government officials, corporate innovators and CEOs from Africa, Asia, LATAM, CEE and the MENA region.

  • Watch Marcello Schermer speak at TEDxVienna in 2016. His talk was titled "I got to witness the African startup revolution". Marcello speaks about how entrepreneurs across Africa are creating new industries to solve local and global problems that the western world doesn't even know existed.