Today an international project #seedstarscee is being held for the first time in Astana

Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, came to Kazakhstan on December 3rd, 2016 to host the inaugural Seedstars CEE Regional Summit at KAZGUU University in Astana.The Higher Scholl of Economics was an official partner of the event.

Special guests, mayor of Astana city Asset Issekeshev and Swiss ambassador in Kazakhstan Urs Schmidt launched the conference. Young and creative startupers presented their innovative projects to the jury: co-founder of Seedstars Michaël Weber, Tayfun Ugur from Company Builder, MENA/CEE Senior Associate of Seedstars World Santa Cruz Tiffany Obser, Innovation Catalyst of Global Innovation Catalyst LLC Kamran Elahian, Managing Director of Hardware Hackers/Founders Erik Katz, General Partner of Almaz Capital Pavel Bogdanov, Co-founder & CEO of MOST Business Incubator Pavel Koktyshev,Venture partner of HAXUS Dmitry Gurski, Managing Director of Verny Capital Davron Rustamkulov, Academic Programs Coordinator of Geneva Business School Togzhan Jumagulova.