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Elevating Founders

Elevating Founders Asia

InnovFest x Elevating Founders Asia is the Official Start-up event of Asia Tech x Singapore. With the aim to nurture start-ups and promote entrepreneurship in the region, it brings together the start-up ecosystem from across Asia and the globe, as well as exciting new technologies and ideas.

The event will give Seed and Series A tech start-ups exclusive access to curated investors and the enterprise marketplace.

Wednesday 1st to 3rd June, Singapore EXPO

ABOUT ELEVATING FOUNDERS ASIA 2022

Elevating Founders is on a mission to empower future & early-stage founders focused on solving the world's biggest challenges.

Through our global programme, we enable high potential start-ups and scale-ups exclusive access to curated investors and VCs across the world's leading tech festivals, including London Tech Week, Asia Tech X and Africa Tech Festival.

Applications close on Friday 29th of April. Shortlisted companies will be invited to the main pitching event at ATX Singapore.

Startup Criteria

  • Seed funding under £5 million (or local equivalent)
  • 1 - 10 employees
  • Under 3 years in business
  • Based in Festival's host region (ie. Asia based startups for ATX Singapore)

Scaleup Criteria

  • Series A funding under £15 million (or local equivalent)
  • 10+ employees
  • 20% YOY revenue growth over 3 years
  • Based in Festival's host region (ie. Asia based startups for ATX Singapore)

How to apply?

  • Fill in the application form by providing:
    • General information about the current stage of your start-up / scale-up.
      • A 250 word description to share with judges and investors.
      • Your company logo.
      • A 3 minute pitch video.