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 .
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
Your role in the company *(Founder, CEO, Business Development Executive, etc)
Mobile Number *Include country code
Country *Country your company is registered in
Product Name *
When was the company registered? *
Founders and their brief background *
Do you plan to base your company outside of its home country? If yes, where?
Have you received any prior investments? (Please detail the investment round and amount) *
Are you looking for funding? * Yes No
Product Website *
Who are your direct competitors?
Which Satellite would you prefer to pitch at? * Singapore, Singapore Jakarta, Indonesia Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Manila, Philippines Taipei, Taiwan Tokyo, Japan No preference Not pitching at Satellites
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.
My company, *Insert name of company
is developing *a defined offering
to help *a defined audience
solve the problem of *define the problem your product solves
with *secret sauce (why your product is unique)
High Resolution Product Logo *JPEG (300 dpi) or working files in ai/eps format
Company LogoIf different from product logo. JPEG (300 dpi) or working files in ai/eps format
Product Screenshots Deck (PDF/PowerPoint) *Submit 5 screenshots of your product in a PDF or PowerPoint file for judging purposes