Giraffe Stands Tall at Seedstars World Competition
- Startup Competition
- Seedstars World
- South African startup Giraffe was crowned the Seedstars World Global Winner 2015.
- Giraffe was awarded a prize of US $ 500,000 in investment and other juicy prizes.
- Out of the 63 startups pitching at Seedstars World, nine startups were shortlisted as finalists. These included Jordanian e-book startup Yaqut, Eora 3D, Bitnexo, Giraffe, Asoriba, Evreka, EasyCarros, Slidebean and Omniup.
Giraffe, a South African startup claimed the top spot at Seedstars World Startup Competition, an international startup competition investing in top entrepreneurs from emerging markets. Established recently, Giraffe aims to reduce unemployment in South Africa by facilitating quick and cost-effective solutions for businesses to recruit medium skilled workers. The startup developed a new, enhanced version of its candidate selection algorithm that aids businesses to find suitable candidates within 48 hours of request.
In addition, Startup Turkey, another startup event that promotes and facilitates emerging businesses witnessed some great ideas from budding entrepreneurs. Snackable News was one of the few startups that made it to the hi-profile event.