With the support of Azercell winner of the "Seedstars Baku 2019" contest was chosen

Fri 28 Jun 2019 06:54 GMT | 10:54 Local Time

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With the support of “Azercell Telecom” LLC and organization of Barama Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, local selections of the "Seedstars World" contest among start-ups took place on June 15-16. "Wexplain" was chosen as the winner among 7 start-ups, which were invited to present their projects in front of the jury, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

“Wexplain”, is a newly structured online platform, which will decrease the need for meetings when decisions are made, or information is needed. This start-up succeeded to win for its innovative, sustainable solution and will represent Azerbaijan at the “Seedstars CEE” regional summit, which will be held in Kazakhstan, in December 2019. Also, with all costs being covered, “Wexplain” will compete for the title of "Seedstars Global Winner" and 500,000 $ in capital investment, in the “Seedstars World”competition, which will be organized in Switzerland, in April 2020.

“APDVoice”, with its app for the researchers in medical science in gathering inspection data with drug and drop in a structured form and doing statistics, was chosen as the winner of the 2nd place.  “WASCO”, with its smart waste collection system, which is based on “IoT” technology, grabbed the last spot in the top 3. “Eleven Kings”, “Owbike”, “Real English” and “Senmur” start-ups were among the contestants.

It should be noted, that “Seedstars” is looking for skilled start-ups aiming at solving the regional issues and developing profitable and sustainable products for the global market to support their regional business and development. With the support of “Azercell Telecom” LLC and PASHA Bank, Barama Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, which boosts development of IT projects and emerging start-ups as an independent company has been a local organizer of the “Seedstars Baku” competition for over 7 years.

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The leader of the mobile communication industry, the largest taxpayer and the biggest investor of the non-oil sector of Azerbaijan “Azercell Telecom” LLC was founded in 1996. With 49 percent share of Azerbaijan’s mobile telecom market Azercell’s network covers 99.1 percent of the territory (excluding the occupied territories) and 99.8 percent of population of the country. Currently, 4.5 million subscribers choose Azercell services. Azercell has pioneered an important number of innovations in Azerbaijan, including GSM technology, advance payment system, mobile internet services, Metro coverage, 24/7 call center service (*1111), 7 day/week Front Office service, M2M services, one-stop-shopping approach Azercell Express offices, mobile customer services, Online Customer Care and Social Media Customer Care services, mobile e-signature service “ASAN Imza” etc. Azercell deployed first 4G – LTE services in Azerbaijan in 2012. According to the results of mobile network quality and wireless coverage mapping surveys by international systems, Azercell’s network demonstrated the best results among the mobile operators of Azerbaijan. Azercell is the only company in Azerbaijan and CIS region which has been awarded Gold Certificate of International “Investors in People” Standard.




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