Echelon 2012 Startup Marketplace Submissions




The Startup Marketplace is the highlight of Echelon 2012, Southeast Asia’s premier startup event. Echelon 2012 will look to exhibit 50 of Asia’s hottest tech startups.

All the submissions will be judged by a panel of handpicked industry experts and the shortlisted startups will be invited to pitch at the Satellites in April.

The Top 50 pitches will be invited to exhibit at Echelon 2012 with the Top 10 having a chance to pitch on stage at the event. More information on Echelon 2012 Startup Marketplace here .

Key Dates:

31 March, 2012 – Closing of Startup Marketplace Submissions

April Satellite Dates:
Jakarta, Indonesia (7 April)
Manila, Philippines (12 April)
Singapore, Singapore (14 April)
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (17 April)
Taipei, Taiwan (24 April)
Tokyo, Japan (26–27 April)

11 – 12 June, 2012 – Echelon 2012

*Satellite dates subject to change

General Info

General Info

(Founder, CEO, Business Development Executive, etc)

Include country code

Country your company is registered in

Product Pitch

Product Pitch

To simplify submissions, we are following Founders Institute founder Adeo Ressi’s one-sentence pitch format. Check out his video here for a better explanation.

How it is done: “My company, (insert name of company), is developing (a defined offering) to help (a defined audience) (solve a problem) with _(secret sauce)_”.

An example given by Adeo is: ” My company, (Socialista), is developing (an ecommerce site) to help (new parents, who are female), (shop for hip baby products at wholesale prices) with (automated ordering of diapers and other staples).”

Sounds simple? Just fill in the blanks below with the relevant information.

Insert name of company

a defined offering

a defined audience

define the problem your product solves

secret sauce (why your product is unique)

JPEG (300 dpi) or working files in ai/eps format

If different from product logo. JPEG (300 dpi) or working files in ai/eps format

Submit 5 screenshots of your product in a PDF or PowerPoint file for judging purposes

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