Startup Asia is a conference organized twice a year by the well-known media Tech in Asia.
The event takes place in both Singapore and Indonesia, the next edition will be held in Jakarta at Plaza Bapindo, on November 22nd and 23rd and will showcase as usual « newly launched and product-ready tech startups ».
Last event in Singapore gathered participants from all around the Globe :
Startup Asia features different formats, starting with coffee chats and speeches given by figures from the Tech and Startup industry. This edition will welcome speakers such as Mr Sirgo Lee – Co-CEO at Kakao Corporation, Mr Saeminh Anh – Managing Partner at Rakuten Ventures, or Mr Talmon Marco – Founder of Viber mobile app and CEO at Viber Media… You can already get familiar with the speakers here.
The 2-day conference will also come with some major highlights :
The Startup Arena : where 20 pre-selected Startups from across Asia compete in front of a jury and get the chance to win a USD$10,000 prize money. During last edition in Singapore, Lots of Buttons from Hong Kong won the challenge.
The Hackathon : A 24 hours marathon starting from November 21st , and gathering 500 developers. The participants will have the opportunity to win a lot of cool prizes, if you wish to learn more please click here.
The 7 cities Road Trip : Prior to the event, in september, Startup Asia team traveled across Indonesia, and held meet-ups and workshops in various cities. You can learn more about the Road Trip here.