STARTUP ARENA

FLEX YOUR PITCHING SKILLS AND IMPRESS A 6,000 STRONG CROWD!

ARENA POWERED BY SURGE

Calling out all startups looking to launch or pitch their business idea at Startup Arena — grab centre stage, pitch to a live audience and a panel of investors! 

We are scouring Asia for ten outstanding startups to fight for the prestigious title Arena winner, win attractive cash prizes, and be in the investors, media, and potential customers’ spotlight.

Get noticed by investors

Seize the valuable opportunity to take the stage and pitch directly in front of investors about your unique product.

Gain international media coverage

An idea, no matter how brilliant, remains simply an idea if you don’t get the word out on why it’s worth executing and how to act on it. The Arena pitch battle is an event highlight closely watched by the startup community, with media representatives in attendance.

Win support from the community

Arena startups go through a thorough selection process, and get a lot of attention from international attendees at the Tech in Asia Conference. Expect user interest, media coverage, business partnerships and potential investment opportunities.

APPLICATION CRITERIA

Software or hardware tech startups that have:

A working prototype

Raised less than US$3 million of external funds

An innovative solution, proven traction, and a strong team

What you'll get

2-dayS exhibition booth

Exhibition Day assigned by Tech in Asia.

2 exhibitor passes

Your exhibitor pass gives you access to all conference segments across both days, except private areas, including (but not limited to) the Investor Lounge.

Post-event video access of all Main Stage and Expert Stage sessionS

Note: All applications go through a curation process and you will be contacted via email after our team reviews your application.