Are you a student looking to gain experience in an international team, and be part of organising the largest forum for startups from emerging markets, taking place in Lausanne in April 2020?
Who we are
Seedstars is a global organisation with headquarters in Switzerland, and a presence in 70+ emerging markets. We are on a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. Our initiatives are focused on connecting stakeholders within these ecosystems, building tech companies from scratch and investing in the top entrepreneurs.
Our flagship event is the Seedstars Summit.
About the Seedstars Summit
Date: March 30 - April 3rd
Location: Swiss Tech Convention Center, Lausanne
Each year we reunite over 1’000 investors, accelerators, startups, government officials, managers, and corporate executives to our annual Seedstars Summit, the technology and innovation forum for Emerging Markets. The aim of the Summit is to discuss how technology and entrepreneurship can impact billions of people’s lives. 65 startup finalists, representing 65 countries, will be joining us for a week to participate in an intense bootcamp, investor forum, and during the final ceremony to announce the Seedstars World Global Winner who received up to USD 500k in equity investment. More on www.seedstarssummit.com.
About the Volunteer Program
Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the Seedstars Summit, learn more about the different startup ecosystems, get to know inspiring people from all across the globe, and make an impact!
Tasks depend on your interests, strengths/weaknesses, and where we need a helping hand on the days you are available! This may include one or more of the following:
Important: The Seedstars Summit does not cover volunteers’ travel or accommodation costs.
Benefits and perks
It comes without a doubt that we ask that our volunteers are polite, courteous, punctual and committed to contributing to the success of the Seedstars Summit!
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DON'T BELIEVE US, BELIEVE THEM
"It was a very exciting experience for me. One of the best moment that I had, was during a stand-up meeting on the Summit day: when we sang the motivational song, I had a strong feeling of belonging to the Seedstars family." Volunteer @Seedstars Summit 2018
"Seedstars really live up to their motto keep it simple, keep it lean! Nothing is fake and everything is concrete and doable! Just crazy to see what they have built in the past four years and they make you feel part of the mission! Impressive!" - Volunteer @Seedstars Summit 2017
"I am so proud of wearing the Seedstars hoodie! The people I have met during the event are unbelievable. They've inspired me to launch my own company!" - Volunteer @Seedstars Bootcamp Volunteer 2016
"Thanks to this opportunity I was able to get an internship within Seedstars Group and work more closely with the investment team to learn more about the opportunities of investment in these markets!" - Volunteer @Seedstars Summit 2016