Early Stage Cambodian Startups to be part of the TOP 100 APAC 2018

TOP100 APAC 2018, in association with the Echelon Asia Summit 2018, is open for applications till 14 February 2018 and Cambodian Startups, as well as other startups in the Asia Pacific region, are invited to hop on the bandwagon for this big and exciting programme!

Powered by e27, TOP 100 is a programme that empowers insights, connections, talent and funding opportunities for early-stage tech all over Asia. In order to shine a spotlight on the chosen 100 startups in the region, this prestigious programme will be travelling through 23 APAC cities in 2 months, span 7 market categories and partner with community leaders and ecosystem experts to curate the startups worth keeping an eye out for.

Priding itself as one of the most diverse startup discovery programmes, with a stringent curation process to match; the programme has a long line of achievements right under its belt. With over 600 investors participating and US$124 million in funds raised, this programme will definitely be beneficial to those participating!

On top of that, every year, investors, corporates and key ecosystem leaders look to Echelon Asia Summit and TOP100 as a go-to platform and conference for business partnerships, quality deal flow, and comprehensive market access opportunities.

Moreover, the programme has over 300 startup alumni to back it up, showing the tremendous success of the programme thus far. This includes well-known startup companies like Singapore-based Carousell, Thailand’s Hipflat, Hong Kong’s Snapask and so on.

By being part of this programme, startups also get to receive a comprehensive suite of benefits and on top of the that, the qualified top 100 startups get to enjoy the full-fledged prize stack, which includes:

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With attractive benefits as stated above and opportunities for participating startup to meet over 5,000 key ecosystem players and 300 investors, joining this TOP100 programme allows participants to build countless qualified partnership opportunities to grow their business, get funded, build their team, and get recognised as the ones to watch all across the region.

Apart from that, if you are interested in joining this programme, here are a series of important dates to take note of during the course of TOP100:

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Also, here is a further breakdown of how many startups will be chosen for each round:

Source: e27 article –“From Korea to Kazakhstan, e27 will search 23 countries to find TOP100 startups”

Source: e27 article –“From Korea to Kazakhstan, e27 will search 23 countries to find TOP100 startups”

Before signing up to be part of this amazing programme, you can see if your startup business is eligible by seeing the following criteria stated on the website too:

  • Based in or interested in entering the Asia Pacific?

  • Comfortable with pitching in English?

  • Able to commit to the TOP100 programme throughout till the Echelon Asia Summit in Singapore, which will be held in June 2018?

  • Seeking funds or business opportunities with the region’s most active investors and tech corporates?

  • Keen to showcase your product or service to the region’s thought leaders and first mover tech adopters?

  • Looking for extended exposure across tech and business media publications and broadcast stations?

So if you are a Cambodian startup or a startup in the APAC region who thinks you fit the aforementioned criteria and has what it takes to reach the TOP100, you can visit their website here for more information or you can register directly here.