Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, returned to the third time to Manila on May 21. With a mission to empower entrepreneurs in emerging markets, Seedstars World travels to over 60 countries, allowing its selected entrepreneurs to win up to US$1 million and gather a global investor and mentor network.

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Seedstars Manila was held at Launchgarage, the newly opened innovation hub in Quezon City, and brought several key ecosystem builders in the city, such as BrainsparksAcceler8Yes Philippines, and Impact Hub Manila. The judges for the event were Jay Fajardo, CEO of Launchgarage, Judah Hirsch, CEO of Salarium, angel-investors Anderson Tan and Joe Maristela, as well as Benjamin Benaim, one of the founding partners of Seedstars World.


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