Asia Startup Ecosystem launched in the hopes of centralizing resources, programs, and events for Asian entrepreneurs. Upon finding limited opportunities in the region, the company launched Asia’s first Digital Startup Accelerator to accelerate 100 startups to market per year.
- Check out the 100+ companies selected for the 2017 Winter Batch.
- Check out the top 10 companies selected for 2017 Winter Demo Night.
- Check out the top 3 companies selected as winners of the 2017 Winter Accelerator.
- Apply to the Fall 2017 Digital Accelerator.
- Access the slides here.
- Join the global network here.
The inaugural program launched on January 23-24, 2017 with a 2-day startup development program, followed by a virtual demo day for 10 selected companies. Demo judges and speakers included angel investors, global accelerator leaders, and press. Current prizes include a SendGrid Package: $1,560 worth of credits with SendGrid ($129.95 / month for 12 months) and VIP tickets to Haiti Tech Summit- the largest conference in the Caribbean with 1000+ attendees and 100+ investors (valued at $995 each). The top 3 companies will be featured in press and media outlets and introduced to top investors in the region.
Now, for the final results! We are pleased to announce the top 3 winners for the 2017 Winter Asia Digital Startup Accelerator! Winners represented India in all 3 categories. However, we do want to point out some notable startup mentions: Myeo. (Myanmar), AzaadHealth (Pakistan), Docandme (South Korea). It was a tough competition but the top three winners are Jumper.ai with 42 points, CityBump with 29 points, and Panache with 26 points. Zicly won the popular vote.