Trying to make investments? We’ve curated a listing of nice Asian startups (17 new ones added)

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Here’s a listing of startups in Asia which might be elevating cash both from angel traders, enterprise capitalists, or by way of token gross sales. We’ve got sorted them primarily based on the power of the workforce, traction, development, thought, and investor curiosity.

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SmartCommerce (Singapore)

Description: SmartCommerce is a AI pushed digital advertising and marketing software program. The expertise synergize AI to create CRM that generates gross sales leads, QR code advertising and marketing and Omni channel e-commerce. The mission is to create a multi channel gross sales and advertising and marketing automation platform for SME.

Pitch: 100+ company prospects. Worthwhile.

Stage: Sequence A and above

Pixibo (Singapore)

Description: Private Shopper for Style delivering type, dimension and match recommendation personalised for each shopper for each SKU. Internet, In-App and In-Retailer.

Pitch: Income ARR $1m, Outcomes: Vital uplift on CR. clear USPs over market gamers: {custom} entrance finish, ease of integration ( zero dev. requirement from prospects), channel agnostic inc. in-store deployment. Huge TAM. Skilled workforce – founders ex-Google, ex-Getty Pictures.

Stage: Sequence A and above

NEW: InfraDigital Nusantara (Jakarta)

Description: Our platform permits establishments like faculties, universities, parking tons and real-estate to eliminate money collections.

We join them to trendy funds firms and banks to allow them to settle for funds on-line, present financing and at last make cashflow clear.

Pitch: Based by two long-term funds consultants, in lower than 6 months we now have signed up ~70 establishments, connecting them with the biggest funds firms and banks in Indonesia.

Stage: Seed

NEW: Sportify App (Kuala Lumpur)

Description: A one cease platform for sport lover to find sport video games close by and guide sport venue.

Pitch:. We’re at present the biggest sport reserving platform in Malaysia.

Stage: Seed

NEW: Doogether (Jakarta)

Description: DOOgether is the main health community in Indonesia, present entry and on-line reservation for sport fanatic to greater than 100 venues and 3000+ lessons obtainable per-month. All the things is finished with out membership program, anybody can come and pay as they go (ala carte).

Pitch: We’ve got recurring income each month from 30% fee each transaction with retention round 40% and supply Fremium SaaS. Our earlier angel investor is Erick Thohir President of Inter Milan.

Stage: Seed

NEW: Aversafe (Ho Chi Minh Metropolis)

Description: Aversafe is a blockchain-backed credential issuance and verification community. Aversafe’s verifiable digital credentials defend people, employers and certificates issuers from credential fraud.

Pitch: Skilled workforce with earlier exits below their belt, working collectively for greater than Eight years. Working with Universities, Ministries of Training and certificates issuers throughout the globe.

Stage: Seed

Vaultedge Software (Bangalore)

Description: We’re a Authorized Expertise startup. We assist Legislation corporations and BPO/Authorized Course of Outsourcing corporations save upto 80% of authorized contract evaluate and abstraction time by automating contract critiques utilizing synthetic intelligence software program. A number of the high Legislation corporations & LPOs are utilizing our software program.

Pitch: We’ve got a founding workforce from IIM Ahmedabad and Stanford with in depth expertise, a number of patents. Founders have prior startup expertise. We’ve got paying prospects like Accenture. And we’re innovating within the multi-billion greenback authorized expertise house.

Stage: Seed

Airfrov (Singapore)

Description: A market that can assist you get merchandise simply by way of private customers or retailers from abroad.

Pitch: We’re the strongest in our vertical of C2C Private shopper in SouthEastAsia, have greater than 50Okay MAU and is serving each Singapore and Indonesia prospects proper now.

Stage: Sequence A and above

Latize (Singapore)

Description: Latize’s semantics primarily based engine powers the adoption of AI amongst organizations in APAC. It’s an end-to-end enterprise answer that permits them to harness the facility of machine studying in determination making, enabling them to make higher, sooner and extra exact enterprise selections.

Pitch: Our machine studying platform affords peerless accuracy in insights drawn from advanced information sources, permits for integration with trendy ecosystems and allows deployment in Three weeks. Headquartered in Singapore, it has been validated by enterprises in BFSI, Authorities and Training.

Stage: Sequence A and above

ITF Corporation (Singapore)

Description: Worthwhile Fintech group in Asia specializing in bringing monetary
freedom to the lots. Aim to develop a) the World’s First Fintech Financial institution, b) Fintech Market, c) DigitalTransformation Platform and d) Monetary and Funding Training Group Platform.

Pitch: FY 2016/2017 Rev > USD$17.5 M;Internet Revenue USD$1.1M. Skilled administration workforce > 50 yrs of listco expertise;> 20 listco directorships. Famend investor base -Dr. Lee George Lam, Chairman of Cyberport Hong Kong, Mr. James Beeland Rogers Jr., Co-Founding father of Quantum Group of Funds.

Stage: Sequence A and above

Innaway (Vietnam)

Description: Southeast Asia’s Prime Curated Resort & Native Tradition Ambassador

Pitch: Expedia’s expertise associate in SEA & Larger China serving to their 5000 agent upselling resort estimated $8.4M/12 months in GMV. Crew with area experience in OTA administration and with Lazada, Intel, Netflix; suggested by Dominic Cameron (former CTO of

Stage: Seed

NEW: Leet Entertainment Group Limited HK (Kuala Lumpur)

Description: Matchroom is striving to ship an distinctive social gaming platform with the capability to turn out to be a centralized gaming hub the place all stakeholders might congregate, have interaction, and work together; resolving trendy players’ dilemmas via its platform options supported by blockchain expertise.

Pitch: We’re an angel invested outfit already set to launch throughout April, 2018;
Our platform is designed as a complete ecosystem supported by blockchain that drives natural circulation of our crypto;
We’re workforce of business veterans with the typical over 10 years expertise.

Stage: Token sale/ICO

NEW: Homade (Jakarta)

Description: Homade is new innovation logistic enterprise in meals business, we empowering folks to prepare dinner at residence by offering good supplies, their dishes will deliver to our meals meeting to make sure the standard of meals meet our customary then we meeting the meals with excessive customary of packaging

Pitch: We don’t must construct our personal kitchen and chef.
Making requirements for residence business
Low capital funding to open meals meeting web site
Traction since Aug. 1st 2017
USD$ 25,500 Income
17000 Meals Delivered
Four Meals meeting in Jakarta, Bekasi, Pekalongan and Padang

Stage: Seed

NEW: Leap Talent (Jakarta, Indonesia)

Description: “Leap Expertise is a job matching platform for managers in Indonesia.
We assist each company recruiters and managerial folks(earn over 10M Rp/month) since they wrestle to seek out appropriate expertise or appropriate positions by present providers.(resembling Jobstreet, jobsdb, headhunters)”

Pitch:. We achieved over 10,000 candidates register in Four months and already acquired a number of purchasers. Job matching is a monopoly now however the market is big estimated over $200M solely in Indonesia. We discovered a option to clear up the present points available in the market and dealing on this.

Stage: Seed

NEW: Symmetry (Tokyo, Japan)

Description: Symmetry is a software program firm that builds communication instruments for professionals in AEC, design, and training that makes use of VR (digital actuality) to enhance consensus formation between the skilled and the shopper.

Pitch: Utilising VR permits professionals to speak their designs at 1:1 scale, successfully bettering communication and consensus formation. Symmetry has already amassed over 6000 customers in additional than 90 international locations with a median session time of greater than Four hours.

Stage:Sequence A and above

MocDoc (India)

Description: MocDoc gives SaaS primarily based built-in full stack answer to healthcare

Pitch: With greater than 350 purchasers throughout India, MocDoc is inching in direction of profitability. Managing greater than 3M sufferers, greater than 6,000 beds and greater than 3M pathological check outcomes, a lot of them built-in on to lab machines via our answer, MocDoc is disrupting healthIT.

Stage: Sequence A and above

Dishq (Bangalore)

Description: Our distinctive expertise leverages meals science and wealthy dish information to grasp and predict folks’s style preferences. We’re serving to the business with key challenges together with suggestions & personalisation, menu & product improvement and insights & tendencies.

Pitch: Each founders have beforehand labored at profitable meals tech firms. We energy 1m+ suggestions each month throughout our prospects, with booked pipeline for 50m+ suggestions. We maintain 26 attributes per dish, that’s double in comparison with main recipe websites.

Stage: Seed

NEW: Visualloft Eyewear Marketplace (Singapore)

Description: Amazon for Eye put on and Encyclopedia for ocular ailments

Pitch: Excessive transactional frequency, Skill to allow folks to purchase glasses with out leaving their home. Worldwide myopia epidemic. Detection of ocular ailments utilizing A. I

Stage: Seed

NEW: (Singapore)

Description: Skyscanner for cryptocurrency

Pitch: “Firstmover. Founders with robust IT/advertising and marketing base. Making the web site marketable, UX/UI centric/ AIO Concise
Aggregated Charges”

Stage: Seed

NEW: Straits Interactive Pte Ltd (Singapore)

Description: We provide a robust customisable regtech platfrom that lets organisations operationalise compliance with information safety legal guidelines & any sort of governance, danger mgmt & compliance with deep experience in information privateness. We’re creating a robust eco system to create recurring revenues.

Pitch: Knowledge Safety might be large on this area with new information privateness legal guidelines in ASEAN, India and the affect of the brand new EU legislation. We’re at present the one participant that provides a full privateness platform and we at present provide providers to regulators whereas cornering the certification market.

Stage: Sequence A and above

NEW: GetLinks (Bangkok)

Description: Asia’s main tech expertise community, a self-service market matching high tech abilities to probably the most progressive firms within the area.

Pitch: We need to empower tech abilities and embolden them to be a part of the businesses that’ll the world. Shifting the facility away from conventional recruitment businesses, and again into the palms of the millennial jobseeker.

Stage: Sequence A and above

NEW: Automo (Singapore)

Description: Enabling short-term vehicle rental and/or driver providers to everybody simply and safely with direct reserving from native suppliers with transparency. As an alternative of only a fundamental sedans and luxurious vehicles, prospects can guide any factor to even business autos resembling lorry and vans.

Pitch: No main regional participant within the SEA market, and the quickest development in associate distributors becoming a member of Automo in addition to a transparent improvement plan with Indonesia being the subsequent market. We even have a viable enterprise mannequin in place proper from the start.

Stage: Seed

NEW: Jetspree (Kuala Lumpur)

Description: Jetspree is a cross-border buying platform that helps you get gadgets and merchandise you need from overseas by the use of worldwide travellers.

Pitch: Jetspree has as nicely seasoned workforce that has made vital traction previously few months and is in search of additional enlargement. We’re assured within the enterprise and mannequin and arduous worth we create with our strategy within the cross-border house.

Stage: Seed

NEW: Cheers Global Wallets (Singapore)

Description: Cheers World Wallets is the primary financially-regulated cost platform that permits app builders to natively embed their very own custom-branded wallets inside their merchandise. The outcome: connecting international app customers financially into one cost ecosystem.

Pitch: Cheers helps funds which might be instantaneous, on/off ramp in >180 international locations, right down to micro-amounts ($0.01), and serves the unbanked. We’re the one regulated, non-crypto primarily based platform in a position to present this to builders and their prospects at the moment with fiat currencies.

Stage: Seed

NEW: Cooking Club Co. (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Description: Cooking Membership Co. produces and publishes extremely partaking meals associated leisure content material by way of the Web. Cooking Membership Co. serves as a digital promoting platform that generates income from promoting viewership to advertisers.

Pitch: “In simply 12 months, our promoting platforms have gained over 17,000 followers, generated over 1 million viewership and reached over 4.7 million folks. We’ve got efficiently generated income from early stage advertisers.

We’re like BuzzFeed Tasty, however for Asians.”

Stage: Seed

NEW: Wallezz (Jakarta)

Description: Money transaction greater than 85% & greater than 65% unbank was the berrier to speed up epayment in we created wallezz to serve many transaction mannequin. we would be the entrance finish answer so folks may do transaction no matter their banks or establishment

Pitch: We’ve got answer that native authorities very curiosity to working with us. now we now have 5 native authorities like makassar, banjarmasin, banggai, muaibanyuasin, and gowa. nonetheless in dialogue with greater than 10 others to take care of to digitize their 13 native tax &greater than 30 retribution

Stage: Seed

The Storefront (Hong Kong)

Description: Storefront, the “Airbnb of Retail is the world’s main on-line market for renting quick time period retail house. We purpose to make 94% of offline retail accessible to any enterprise.

Pitch: Offline channels drive 94% of retail gross sales and permit manufacturers to attach with their prospects in a private manner. We’re constructing the way forward for retail by making it extra partaking, extra clear and extra productive. Our imaginative and prescient is to make retail globally accessible.

Stage: Sequence A and above

SmartPeep (Singapore)

Description: We’re a Med-Tech startup that brings AI along with human care to scale back falls. We develop an AI-camera-based affected person monitoring system to watch sufferers routinely and notify caregivers when emergent conditions happens.

Pitch: We’ve got the appropriate workforce to develop the product and enterprise: Three AI researchers, 1 software program developer, 1 product, gross sales and advertising and marketing particular person, and 1 {hardware} specialist. Huge video information from hospitals and aged properties allows our AI to be virtually 100% correct in a number of months.

Stage: Seed

FitGear (Kuala Lumpur)

Description: A quick-growing way of life client model with the imaginative and prescient of serving to 100 million folks to reside higher at decrease price.

Pitch: We solely started with RM3000 (US$700) startup capital however has efficiently grown to make RM2.4mil (US$600Okay) in income inside 10 months. We’re worthwhile from the primary month and goal RM8mil (US$2mil) on this 12 months!

Stage: Sequence A and above

Bountie (Singapore)

Description: Bountie is the primary platform for players in Asia to make a dwelling whereas taking part in their favorite sport. Utilizing the most recent expertise from Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, Bountie reduces the possibility of fraud, excessive transaction charges and introduce a brand new expertise in eSports & gaming

Pitch: Based solely 7 months in the past, we grew from Four to now 65 robust in our workforce. We’ve got 30,000 players enroll throughout Asia. We’ve got robust alliance with a number of gaming manufacturers and companions. We’re the primary ever platform in Asia that enables gamer to monetise from their talent set.

Stage: Token sale/ICO

GrabJobs (Singapore)

Description: We’re a Expertise firm growing progressive and environment friendly Recruitment Options. Our important merchandise are a mobile-first Job App centered on entry to mid-level jobs, and a Job Interview Chat Bot.


1) Expertise leaders inside our house in South East Asia. We’re the one Interview Chat Bot powered Jobs Platform
2) Solely ones with an actual regional footprint, working in SG, PH, TH and MM
3) Cofounders are entrepreneurs with Expertise, Recruitment and Gross sales expertise

Stage: Sequence A and above

Sacred Capital (Singapore)

Description: Usually dubbed because the ‘Robo-advisor’ of the decentralised financial system, Sacred Capital is radically shifting how we’ll have interaction with wealth in a post-blockchain world.

Pitch: The workforce is unfold throughout California, SE Asia and India and has addressed and labored with 3000 people the world over over the past 6 months. The platform tracks 1200 tokens which might be at present reside whereas the community will broaden to 150 crypto-analysts in time for the ICO.

Stage: Seed

MamaHelpers Technologies (Hong Kong)

Description: MamaHelpers is the biggest and quickest rising community on the planet gathering international home helpers, employers and businesses. We go for increase belief and transparency, and disrupt the helper employment business globally.

Pitch: MamaHelpers hit 150Okay+ registered helpers, 15ok+ energetic every day customers and hundreds of matches inside Four months of launch. We’re at present serving Hong Kong, Singapore and Center East, and getting ready to serve additionally the China market which goals to open in 2018Q2.

Stage: Sequence A and above

Cudy (Singapore)

Description: A on-line market for on-line tuition. We match college students and educators on a platform and supply them a digital surroundings to have synchronous classes, nurturing the advantages of collaborative classroom studying. Our mission is make high quality training accessible to all.

Pitch: Excessive development market in South-East Asia. Over-subscribed early-interest from tutors in December and receiving wholesome development in variety of signal ups earlier than beta is launched. First totally built-in on-line tuition hub with robust in-house tech workforce.

Stage: Seed

Zyllem (Singapore)

Description: We’ve got construct a SaaS mannequin deployed software program within the cloud to orchestrate multi-segment logistics networks. It permits enterprises to construct and handle their whole distribution community—that features partnerships and their very own property—in a single platform.

Pitch: We’ve got gained nice traction with prospects in Singapore, no product is as versatile and configurable as ours. Corporations need to handle blended networks, thats a transparent development within the business. We founders have construct and bought enterprise software program in SAP

Stage: Sequence A and above

HelloBeauty (Jakarta)

Description: HelloBeauty is the primary and main Magnificence Companies market & group in Indonesia. We assist girls to find and guide magnificence providers simply. On the opposite facet, we assist magnificence artists to handle and develop their magnificence companies on-line.

Pitch: A worthwhile firm and now have greater than 1,800 magnificence artist members throughout Indonesia and continue to grow and monetizing fairly nicely. HelloBeauty has a really robust magnificence artists group. Each founders are ex-Rocket Web and helped by nice advisors from associated industries.

Stage: Seed

NayaGaadi (India)

Description: is Rural India’s first Multi Utility On-line Market for all of the Model New Automobiles. Launchpad for Electrical Automobiles and Mobility Options.

Pitch: We’ve got bought autos price US$1.Eight million, have tie-ups with 100+ sellers, 15 OEMs/producers and banks, insurance coverage firms. Launched one first crossover electrical bike. Supporting One metropolis (ie Bangalore) planning to assist 5 Tier 1 cities and canopy 500 villages (rural and semi rural).

Stage: Seed

Rock Human Devices (Singapore)

Description: The world’s most trendy medical gadgets, beginning with listening to aids.

Pitch: 15 trial customers so far, some have been dropped at tears by with the ability to hear correctly for the primary time of their lives. Working with healthcare and leaders in audiology to steer the system improvement and be taught extra about listening to support person behaviour.

Stage: Sequence A and above

AppPay (Kuala Lumpur)

Description: We’re Cellular Commerce enabler for Brick-and-Mortar (F&B and Retails) enterprise, selling buyer self-services, cost and Model loyalty.

Pitch: Prime 10 Quick Rising Fintech Firm. Although we’re nonetheless elevating seed fund, however have already got Four paid Model prospects, built-in with some main POS Programs and Fee Corporations. USP is focus in F&B and retails and accessible to organisation with main Massive Manufacturers on the town.

Stage: Seed (Bangkok)

Description: SaaS answer and international reserving community for group floor journey business eg. coach/bus rent

Pitch: We’ve got strong traction (1000+ international signups) on SaaS facet which provides us a straightforward option to scale stock for our new international reserving community. Our double sided market strategy offers us a singular edge in reaching this at scale. Group transport is $BN++ globally, ripe for disruption.

Stage: Seed

LetsMath (Bangalore, India)

Description: LetsMath is an inexpensive, after-school Math studying app for many who entry web totally on cellular. It affords on-demand chat primarily based doubt-help coupled with Duolingo-like interactive classes and a QuizUp-like observe platform that learns from the coed information it collects.

Pitch: We’re constructing an AI primarily based private Math companion for each pupil. The founding workforce is from IITD, IE Spain, Lehman/Nomura & NITK, IIMC, ITC, Flipkart. The enterprise is angel-funded and has early income & traction (80ok installs, Prime 5 rising edu apps at AWS Mobility Awards)

Stage: Seed

HungryNaki (Dhaka, Bangladesh)

Description: We’re on-line meals supply firm since 2013. We’re having devoted fleet to cater the demand.

Pitch: We’ve got a strong worthwhile mannequin, bootstrapped until date, having robust market share. USP in direction of buyer is extra human interplay & information primarily based determination making tradition. Environment friendly fleet administration system & Integration with Restaurant POS system made us distinctive.

Stage: Sequence A and above

Big Tiny Pte Ltd (Singapore)

Description: Massive Tiny is the primary firm in Singapore to combine the idea of tiny homes with eco-tourism. Tiny homes are a part of a world transfer in direction of simplifying lives by lowering the scale, and subsequently the useful resource consumption, of properties with out sacrificing high quality of life.

Pitch: Potential and upsides of our enterprise mannequin is limitless. Our tiny home enterprise idea might be utilized by way of sale and leaseback schemes which we’re at present doing, home manufacturing that caters to the native market, resorts constructing and administration, catastrophe reduction, and many others

Stage: Sequence A and above

Arto (Singapore)

Description: Market matching galleries with client. Matching is finished by way of our AI primarily based advice. We create artwork profiles of each person, profile is created by displaying artworks that are swiped left or proper to love or dislike. The extra the person swipes the higher the suggestions.

Pitch: Artwork market is conventional, galleries are prepared to pay for marketplaces. In 2 months we now have Eight paying galleries. In 9 months we reached 25ok customers, 35ok artworks and 7000 artists. The net artwork gross sales is rising 10% per 12 months and is forecasted to succeed in USD +10B in 2020

Stage: Seed

Carblicity (Singapore)

Description: We consider that Out of Residence Promoting ought to be accessible by EVERYONE. Carblicity is a crowdsourced personal automotive promoting platform that connects advertisers to drivers of privately owned autos for the aim of transit promoting, thus disrupting the media panorama.

Pitch: Since 2017, we now have launched 4,408 automotive months price of media utilization for respected Manufacturers resembling Pepsi, AIG and Carousell. Signed agreements with Seize and GogoVan, offers us entry to 40,000 over drivers and seven,000 vans respectively to take part in our campaigns.

Stage: Seed

InteliTix Solutions Private Limited (Chennai, India)

Description: An HR tech options firm providing progressive options like gamified assessments, micro-learning net app, blockchain primarily based background verification system and 360 diploma methods

Pitch: Based by professionals with over 35+ years of mixed expertise within the expertise assessments, HR Tech and consulting house. Have began working with some high notch prospects and seeing good traction.

Stage: Seed

Kravve (Kuala Lumpur)

Description: Kravve a Peer-2-Peer on-line market for home made consumable items (not meals supply) and an meals promoting administration service which helps sellers to handle their on-line gross sales extra effectively.

Pitch: Kravve’s sellers spent 80-90% lesser effort and time in managing their gross sales.
Our firm has a month-to-month development of 115%. At present we now have 200+ sellers, and 400+ merchandise making us the biggest home made meals market in Malaysia.

Stage: Seed

SubHome Hospitality (Kuala Lumpur)

Description: Quickest Rising Airbnb Operator in Malaysia.

Pitch: We’re on observe to develop to three,000 rooms in subsequent 2 years, we deliver the resort expertise to AirBnb business, we at the moment are 30 workforce robust and quickly rising. We’re already hitting a month-to-month turnover of over RM400ok per 30 days.

Stage: Seed

DRVR (Bangkok)

Description: DRVR allows Linked and Autonomous autos for Asia

Pitch: DRVR has an skilled workforce and we now have an enormous gross sales pipeline. We’ve got prospects in 6 international locations and a serious presence in Myanmar and Thailand

Stage: Sequence A and above

SeeHow (Bangalore)

Description: IoT firm that builds inexpensive sensible sports activities gadgets to assist sports activities fanatics in any respect ranges practice and play smarter. Suppose FitBit for sports activities! Our first product is a brilliant cricket ball which gives analytics options for coaching, scouting and fan engagement.

Pitch: Cricket is the world’s 2nd hottest sport, and our sensible cricket ball is its 1st client {hardware} product. Traction from worldwide cricket stars. Crew: ex-A*STAR, MIT. Progress potential: no sport has a sensible ball in in depth use.

Stage: Seed

SAM Property (Johor Bahru)

Description: SAM is a cloud property gross sales & advertising and marketing platform specifically developed for property builders. It’s a 1-stop answer for buyer to handle the complete gross sales course of from Lead Administration, CRM, Gross sales Administration, Mortgage & Settlement Administration to Feasibility Examine and extra.

Pitch: We’re the primary enterprise stage property gross sales & advertising and marketing platform for property builders in south east Asia. In simply 2 years, we managed to assist our prospects managed greater than USD Four billion price of property gross sales on SAM platform.

Stage: Sequence A and above

Vista Rooms (Mumbai, India)

Description: Vista Rooms is professionally-manages trip rental properties in India and Sri Lanka. Our thought is to make it utterly hassle-free for our homeowners to set free their properties for brief stays whereas visitors obtain a hotel-like expertise within the consolation and privateness of a house.

Pitch: Vista Rooms is constructing the “Marriott for Properties” of South Asia. We plan to develop from 100 to 200 properties this 12 months with a run charge of USD 1mn. 50% of our present bookings are direct with over 25% of our visitors referring or repeating a keep and a buyer evaluate rating of 8.5/10

Stage: Sequence A and above

Affluency (Singapore)

Description: Affluency is the premier Prosperous way of life E-tailer in Asia. Our first vertical of curated luxurious design & craft, represented via an omni-channel structure, addresses a $5.4B market in APAC.

Pitch: USD 600Okay funded. Three co-founders, all serial entrepreneurs. Crew business insiders community spanning 20 years. Distinctive Worth proposition in Asia, harnessing newest applied sciences with AR, AI and blockchain rollout within the close to future. Merchandise library, AR/VR prepared.

Stage: Seed

Morpheus Labs (Singapore)

Description: Actual customers construct for customers. We’re a workforce of skilled and cross-functional abilities with expertise in synthetic intelligence, blockchain, cellular software, cybersecurity and IoT throughout Europe and Asia. Backed by a bunch seasoned advisory workforce.

Pitch: One in all few blockchain infrastructure startups that bridges between Blockchain protocols and customers. We’re a robust & inclusive full stack of Blockchain Platform as a Service for fast prototyping at fractional price and time. Having robust traction until date

Stage: Token Sale/ICO

Park N Parcel (Singapore)

Description: Park N Parcel goals to minimise the frustration of missed deliveries by offering internet buyers an alternate option to obtain their parcels.

Pitch: A primary in Singapore, now you can have your on-line buying delivered to registered residential and business Parkers inside a 1km radius of your house to be collected at your comfort.

Stage: Seed

SellUp (Singapore)

Description: We’re a web based reCommerce firm that gives financial worth for used digital gadgets in probably the most comfort manner. We enable a clear and instantaneous analysis of used cellular system on-line and gives a secure and safe transaction to customers.

Pitch: Potential market (excessive demand) with large alternative in on-line house (lack of competitor).

Stage: Seed

Oxide (Jakarta)

Description: Oxide is a SaaS aiming to resolve organizations issues on managing information together with: 1. Knowledge Integration (Oxide has Enterprise connection to main database and Question Integrator to go via question to totally different database expertise directly), 2. Knowledge Cleaning and Analytics Enabler.

Pitch: We’re set to problem large names in information administration (ETL, information platform, and the like) with a number of key expertise benefit and aggressive worth level and licensing scheme.

Stage: Seed

Love Panda (Singapore)

Description: A Sooner and Higher option to Study Chinese language

Pitch: Robust workforce with co-founders who’ve years of expertise in training and fervour in language training. Our college students are in a position to be taught good Mandarin with genuine pronunciation from our China academics from the consolation of their residence.

Stage: Seed

HyperLab (Kuala Lumpur)

Description: We assist enterprise scale CX effectively by augmenting human duties with Conversational AI and Clever Assistants.

Pitch: Traction with regional banks and telcos for buyer assist, gross sales and worker engagement, efficient language understanding for English, Bahasa Malaysia, Manglish, Singlish and Chinese language, strong platform for cloud or on-premise deployment.

Stage: Sequence A and above

Datarama Pte Ltd (Singapore)

Description: Datarama is a next-generation due diligence agency utilizing a mixture of AI, machine studying and information visualisation methods to make danger and compliance checks cheaper, sooner and extra complete.

Pitch: The answer has benefited purchasers starting from international funding firms to personal fairness purchasers and hedge funds, with a distinct segment product providing of bettering transparency in rising markets.

Stage: Sequence A and above

Stocky (Gurgaon)

Description: Stocky is World’s First Hyperlocal B2B Market App for Retailers & Wholesalers to commerce Surplus Stock. It is a perfect app for Retailers, Wholesalers,Importers, Exporters, Merchants to promote their un-sold, extra & underperforming inventory on to different companies close to them.

Pitch: Stocky has First mover benefit, in constructed community impact, globally scalable from yr 1 and has the potential to be a billion greenback firm in document time. Founder with 14+ yrs digital exp, bought firms earlier than, robust expertise with market startups.

Stage: Seed

Fishcake (Singapore)

Description: Fishcake is the Uber of customer support brokers. It permits firms to depend on a big group of freelance CS brokers able to take calls. Brokers can work on their free time and repair prospects remotely from their very own system.

Pitch: Fishcake is a singular providing within the CS business, which is prepared for disruption. The workforce is extremely skilled in each the CS discipline, engineering, and execution.

Stage: Seed

Vayafi by Social Light Inc (San Juan, Philippines)

Description: We give free web connectivity to the general public by giving stakeholders a method to get an ROI from free WiFi. We accomplish that by way of WiFi Promoting, Analytics, and Advertising providers which in return offers stakeholders promoting revenues, information for enterprise, and advertising and marketing gross sales ROI.

Pitch: “- Early pioneers of WiFi Hotspot expertise
– The combination of Adtech into WIFi Expertise
– 800 entry factors deployed throughout APAC and signed a deal for an additional 10,000 for 2018
– Skilled Founders with 10 years expertise every
– Beforehand acquired”

Stage: Seed

ChemoPower Technology Pte Ltd (Singapore)

Description: Chemopower desires to modernise the Conventional Medicines via evidence-based science. Our imaginative and prescient is to construct a Conventional Drugs Info-Expertise Middle, which is globally recognised, on the forefront for the invention of recent medicinal compound.

Pitch: We’re the one one on the planet that may detect medicinal compounds which might be at present undetectable. We even have the power to automate the complete evaluation course of which in flip enable us to find these compounds quickly. We have already got collaborations with NUS, A*Star and some conventional medication firms.

Stage: Sequence A and above

Jala (Yogyakarta, Indonesia)

Description: “Jala helps shrimp farmer handle their water high quality to spice up the yield and create the sustainable enterprise.
Utilizing multi-sensor system that paired with the software program platform, farmers can monitor and regulate their remedies and methods to make sure a wholesome and bountiful pond.”

Pitch: “Our present prototypes are operating in 120 ponds round Java Island, Indonesia. 50% of them are paying prospects. Improve shrimp manufacturing effectivity as much as 25% and save greater than 400Okay USD of harvest worth.
The founder has 16 years expertise within the shrimp business.”

Stage: Seed

Hush (Bangalore)

Description: An nameless workplace dialogue app to debate workplace associated points

Pitch: Month+1 retention is greater than 50% (larger than business common). Greater than 50% of worker base of three Indian unicorns are on the app.

Stage: Seed

Sensibol Audio Technologies (Mumbai)

Description: SensiBol is a Core-IP expertise firm that internationally licenses patented options for Interactive music purposes resembling Social Karaoke, Music Auditions, Singing contests, Artist-fan engagement, Music studying. Our options can be found on Android, iOS and IVR.

Pitch: SensiBol has efficiently licensed its expertise throughout USA, India, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka. We’ve got recognized a big scalable alternative for our expertise platform to be used in Music Studying within the USA, that may revolutionise music training.

Stage: Seed

Provesty (Jakarta)

Description: Provesty is the primary Fairness-based Crowdfunding Startup for Actual-estate Funding and Improvement in Indonesia. Our imaginative and prescient is to create accessibility and ease for everyone to spend money on property via expertise

Pitch: Indonesia has 51+ Billion USD real-estate transaction a 12 months. Estimation SAM round 7+ Billion USD for funding. Provesty goals to get 1% of it a 12 months or 221 Million USD asset investing via crowdfunding. Crew: ITB, NTU, Accenture, and >10yr exp in real-estate enterprise

Stage: Seed

Winnerzz (DKI Jakarta)

Description: A platform to assist Occasion Organizers & Individuals to submit, register and doing cost for attending a Competitors occasion. It’s a Market for Competitors occasion. So we will say, it’s like an Eventbrite, however WINNERZZ solely deal with Competitors occasion solely.

Pitch: Our workforce have an expertise for doing & dealing with Competitions in Indonesia, and have plenty of Occasion Organizer associate. We consider if many individuals have an entry to carry out & present their expertise, it’ll make our world to be a greater place.

Stage: Seed

Researcher Book (Kuala Lumpur)

Description: ResearcherBook is a web based platform for assembly academicians via Educational Convention, Sharing analysis thought and reaching to focused viewers. We’ve got related professors, researchers, and college students with Convention Organizers. Our mission is to attach academicians collectively.

Pitch: We launched in January 2017, thus far registered 5,000+ academicians and organizers the place 20,000+ tutorial conferences have listed. We’re additionally engaged on world’s first AI primarily based tutorial social networking primarily based on conferences.

Stage: Seed (Singapore)

Description: is an progressive Cashback, Purchasing & Rewards platform. We’re a True Cashback platform that enables customers to earn Prompt Cashback immediately in shops whereas paying for his or her every day purchases. We’re the primary ever in Asia who doing money again on-line and in addition in-store.

Pitch: is the primary in asia to supply a common Cashback & Rewards platform for customers to earn cashback seamlessly & with out friction. Since we launch the money again part much less then 6 months, we had already acquire 20ok and 80 retailers outlet onboard.

Stage: Seed

9cv9 Pte. Ltd. (Ho Chi Minh Metropolis)

Description: 9cv9 is a Profession Startup that improves our customers’ skillsets and matches them to jobs and internships, with a selected deal with the tech business.

Pitch: Since inception, we’ve earned income of USD 16ok on bootstrapped funds (displaying tenacity), amassed a robust fan base of ~80ok customers on our media platforms (displaying recognition), and helped our purchasers supply for good high quality tech abilities in Vietnam (displaying demand).

Stage: Seed

Monkey Theory Sdn Bhd (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Description: Monkey Concept is an occasion model creator firm who extremely emphasize on buyer’s expertise by creating enjoyable and glad experiences in everybody. We’ve got accomplished greater than 25 worldwide model occasions in Malaysia and at present increasing into South East Asia (SEA).

Pitch: Monkey Concept has generated greater than 150,000 followers in our occasions since we established in June 2015. Manufacturers below Monkey Concept has gained recognition from the Market in Malaysia and we’re additionally at present increasing into Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Brunei, and Guam.

Stage: Seed

EnergyNova Pte Ltd (Singapore)

Description: We need to energy the world with our hydrogen options.

Pitch: Our H2Batt can do what the Li batteries can by no means ever do, which is enabling drones to fly for as much as 2 hours. Think about the business potential of drones you may unlock with the added flight time resembling, sending an anti-venom to secluded villages.

Stage: Seed

WorldKoins (Kuala Lumpur)

Description: WorldKoins helps worldwide vacationers to transform their leftover foreign exchange to eGift playing cards, vouchers, PayPal and extra…

Pitch: WorldKoins is collaborative platform, utilizing cellular expertise: massive penetration and attain, price efficient, versatile, simply scalable, low upkeep. We signed partnerships with massive airline, superior negotiation to supply WorldKoins providers in massive worldwide airport…

Stage: Seed (Gurgaon)

Description: bookbhook is a books primarily based micro-learning platform for the TLDR technology. bookbhook makes life altering books extra accessible to Gen Z by changing them into quick summaries and gamified modules,simply in order that you don’t want to learn extra to know extra.

Pitch: bookbhook, which is an Android and Apple retailer app, has greater than 43000 downloads and affords greater than 100 guide summaries on its app. bookbhook can be constructing a gamified micro-learning platform to assist company staff of their quest for studying.

Stage: Seed

Penorama Co., Ltd. (Bangkok, Thailand)

Description: Penorama creates ink pen that routinely digitizes what it writes and attracts on paper. Powered by a patent-pending expertise, the world’s first standalone sensible pen serves the pen-and-paper customers by seamlessly bridging the gaping hole between their analog and digital worlds.

Pitch: Our patent-pending, hard-to-replicate tech permits a creation of a product that everybody is aware of the way to use from the get-go. Its low-learning curve results in excessive adoption potential. We’ve got a practical prototype and can quickly be coming into an $10 billion market.

Stage: Seed

Vsure (Cyberjaya, Malaysia)

Description: We’re insurtech startup on a mission to supply folks entry to inexpensive insurance coverage and safety on-the-go.

Pitch: Vsure distinctive on-demand insurance coverage safety for excessive sports activities fanatic, simply after they want and precisely what they want.

Stage: Seed

Iruna eLogistics (Jakarta)

Description: iruna is an eLogistics answer supplier that serves eCommerce gamers, SMEs, Retailers and Company enterprise that want Logistics Options or Dashboard Visibility to assist their enterprise, enhance their efficiencies via expertise.

Pitch: Logistics is all the time been the important thing success issue which not a lot folks faucet in. We’re full scope logistics suppliers (eFulfillment, Channel Administration, Crossborder,LMD).
Our operational scale methodology is to companions with native logistics gamers by injecting our inhouse system to them

Stage: Seed

Korzen (Bandung)

Description: Korzen is constructing a robust and customizable cloud primarily based built-in enterprise software program for manufacturing companies in Indonesia. With subscription mannequin, we provide inexpensive software program answer for Indonesian small-medium producers.

Pitch: Manufacturing is a large business, however not common amongst tech startups, thus only a few competitors. Founders have robust tech background + business experience. Early purchasers are prepared to enroll as soon as we launch.

Stage: Seed

Saifoo: the Smart Money App For Families (Tokyo)

Description: We’re a saving, spending and aim setting app, to assist mother and father educate their youngsters nice cash habits at a younger age via actual life expertise in a secure ecosystem.

Pitch: We’re offering a fintech platform for an un-served/ underserved and rising market of households elevating digital native youngsters in an ever altering fintech world.

Stage: Seed

“To Qua” Digitizing Marketing Joint Stock Company (Hanoi, Vietnam)

Description: Company focuses on growing privileges program throughout all way of life angles. Serving prospects of purchasers digitally by way of platform of e-vouchers and loyalty.

Pitch: Based in Oct 2015, To Qua has a excessive development stage primarily based on the rising variety of most popular retailers in 2 years. One in all our greatest instruments is Urbox which created in July 2017 that could be a platform for B2B and makes good different merchandise’ shortcoming within the digital reward card market.

Stage: Seed

Iris (Mumbai)

Description: Iris is a hyperlocal networking platform for Professionals and Entrepreneurs from Expertise Startups and IT Industries

Pitch: Iris has garnered eager curiosity from reputed startup founders, co-working areas and expertise professionals. Our USPs embrace – a number of communication channels, online-to-offline meetups and a particularly intuitive interface that facilitates hyperlocal search and discovery.

Stage: Seed

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