Fernando Filho (Rio de Janeiro) and Rebeca Figueiredo (Sao Paulo)

Seedstars World Competition 2018

Swissnex Brazil, in partnership with Seedstars World, presented the panels From the lab to the market: transforming sciences into sustainable businesses (São Paulo) and Creating the Bridge between Sciences & Entrepreneurship (Rio de Janeiro). Seedstars World is a global startups competition, with regional selection stages and a grand finale worldwide. The world winner will earn up to $ 1 million in investment, investor networking and a three-month acceleration program. In this event, the best startups from São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro presented their pitch for a jury of investors and specialists. The event also featured technology presentations, inspiring discussions and networking sessions.

The final was held in Rio de Janeiro on September 19, 2018 and the big winner was the startup Apptite, who will represent Brazil at the Seedstars Summit in April 2019.