SeedStars World 2014/2015 : watch the summary of the event and read Johnny El Hachem's speech

Partnerships - 2/12/2015

Edmond de Rothschild (Suisse) S.A. is a partner of SeedStars World Final Event 2015, a worldwide competition for startups. Johnny El Hachem, CEO of Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity, attended as a jury member at the finale on 6 February 2015, held in Geneva at the International Conference Centre (CICG).

On Friday February 6th, the 2015 edition of Seedstars World celebrated innovating start-ups from emerging countries. The winner of the competition was the Philippine start-up, Salarium. With Judah Hirsch as CEO, Salarium provides optimal payroll software that assists professionals in performing all major and minor HR functions. It is a cloud-based payroll system that simplifies complex payroll processes without cutting corners.

Johnny El Hachem was a member of the jury in this competition. Find below the Johnny El Hachem's speech (PDF version)

SeedStars World is an exclusive competition for startups from emerging countries, chosen after a strict selection process during the past year. The grand prize for the winning startup will be USD 500,000 in equity investment. The originality of the SeedStars concept is in line with Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity's vision, focusing on entrepreneurship and innovation in emerging countries. This competition is a key event for startups wishing to develop an innovative idea into a global project.

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