Get your chance to meet some of Southeast Asia’s best investors for a quick 10-minute conversation. Pitch, get feedback, and build your network with the likes of Sequoia, Jungle, B Capital, AC Ventures, Square Peg Capital, Monk’s Hill Ventures, and many more!
Cut through the noise, and meet your most relevant connections
Speed Dating connects the most relevant investors and founders at Tech in Asia Conference, through 10-minute introductory meetings.
Apply by 1 September for a chance to be placed across 75 meeting slots available at the Jakarta Conference on 15 September, or 100 meeting slots available at the Singapore Conference from 21-22 September.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Successful applicants will be sent instructions for how to prepare for exhibition in Jakarta on 15 September, or in Singapore 21 or 22 September, depending on the geography applied for.
What are the eligibility criteria?
Founder participants must:
When can I apply?
What is the application process for founders?
We will let participants know if we were able to successfully match them or not. Those who applied to participate in Jakarta will be notified of their status no later than week of 5 September, and those who indicated Singapore no later than week of 12 September.
If successfully matched, you will need to purchase your General Pass or Priority Pass ticket to gain access to the Conference venue and meeting.
How do investors apply?
Investors should have a demonstrated track record of supporting early-stage tech startups in the region. If you are looking to any specific profile to add to your profile, do let us know in advance.
Those who applied to participate in Jakarta will be notified of their status no later than week 5 of September, and those who indicated Singapore no later than week of 12 September. Successful applicants will be notified no later than week of 5 September.
Successful applicants will be issued two complimentary General Pass tickets.
Speed Dating is Tech in Asia’s flagship match-making event, to help investors and founders bypass the challenges of setting up relevant first introductions.
After several years of hosting Speed Dating in Seoul, Jakarta, Tokyo, Bangladesh, and online, we’re excited to bring this event back in-person, so these important relationships can be assessed and made in-person, face-to-face.
Best of all, for the first time in our 11 year history, applicants have the option of participating at Tech in Asia Conference in either Jakarta 15 September, or Singapore 21 or 22 September!
Apply to have curated meetings booked for you in advance, to explore prospect and investment opportunities!
These obligation-free conversations allow both startup founders and key decision-makers to meet investors and openly talk about potential partnerships and investment opportunities.
Upon application, our team will evaluate the goals of both founders and investors to determine which discussions are the most meaningful to all participants.
Not every first date goes perfectly, so we will coordinate up to 2 meetings per startup.
Dr. Janil Puthucheary concurrently holds the appointment of Senior Minister of State in the Ministry of Communications and Information and the Ministry of Health of Singapore. Dr. Janil Puthucheary became a Member of Parliament (MP) in 2011 and previously held appointments as Senior Minister of State in the Ministry of Education (2017 – 2018) and the Ministry of Transport (2018 – 2020).
Prior to politics, he was a Senior Consultant Paediatric Intensivist and Department Head for Paediatric Specialties in the KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, and was also an Associate Professor at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School.
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