STARTUP OF THE YEAR

ASEAN Nominees 2018

Al-Huffaz Management

Al-Huffaz Management

Brunei’s #1 education platform that connects endorsed & high-quality Al-Quran educators with the customers.

BRUNEI

Carsome

Carsome

Southeast Asia’s leading and fastest growing online used car platform.

MALAYSIA

Morakot Technology

Morakot Technology

A software company offering core-banking system for Microfinance Institution and Banks.

CAMBODIA

MyHealthcare

MyHealthcare

A social enterprise which has been implementing mHealth initiatives to provide health education for Myanmar rural area.

MYANMAR

Refinn

Refinn

An online refinance platform to help people clear debt faster & easier.

THAILAND

Revolution Precrafted

Revolution Precrafted

 Supplies luxury structures available to a wider range of social classes around the world.

PHILLIPPINES

Validus Capital

Validus Capital

A startup that is  addressing the cash flow gap SMEs face by connecting SMEs to investors for ready funds.

SINGAPORE

Warung Pintar

Warung Pintar

A platform powered by IoT & data analytics to create better entrepreneurial opportunities for all Indonesians.

INDONESIA

WeFit

WeFit

An O2O platform, offering convenient access for customers to hundreds of fitness and beauty locations.

VIETNAM

FOUNDER OF THE YEAR

ASEAN Nominees 2018

Aditya Minarto

Aditya Minarto

Entrepreneur with more than 12 years working experience in B2B and supply chain industry. Before starting Ralali, he already established several businesses.

INDONESIA

Anna V. Haotanto

Anna V. Haotanto

CEO of The New Savvy and the President of the Singapore Management University Women Alumni. She is part of the founding committee of the Singapore FinTech Association and headed the Women In FinTech & Partnership committee.

SINGAPORE

Chuencheewan Wongsaeree

Chuencheewan Wongsaeree

CEO and Founder of Globish, that aims to enable Thais to speak English effectively with confidence through video call platform, live class, 24/7 booking system, and course/coach selection based on personal goal consultation.

THAILAND

Lennise Ng

Lennise Ng

Miss Chief (CEO) of Dropee, a B2B marketplace that brings together suppliers and retailers. With Dropee, retailers are able to source for products directly from qualified wholesalers, manufacturers and principals at a faster, cheaper and reliable way.

MALAYSIA

Linh Pham

Linh Pham

Founder of LOGIVAN, Vietnam's Uber B2B for trucks - seed-funded by Insignia Venture Partners in Mar 2018. LOGIVAN won UberExchange Startup Contest in 2017 and RISE Pitch Competition in Hong Kong 2018.

VIETNAM

Rithy Thul

Rithy Thul

Cofounder of SmallWorld Venture, is passionate about promoting small business startups, bicycling, and environmental awareness in Cambodia. Since 2008 he has personally started, cofounded, and provided assistance with the startup of over a numbers of different small business ventures in Cambodia.

CAMBODIA

Robbie Antonio

Robbie Antonio

Antonio currently has 82 million square feet worth of developed, in-progress, and managed properties under his belt, being the Founder and President of Antonio Development in New York, Managing Director of Century Properties based in Asia, and now the Founder and CEO of Revolution Precrafted.

PHILLIPPINES

Shinny Chia

Shinny Chia

Shinny is a MBA graduate of UTS with a BA of Business, and has run The Collective Art Events for the last 3 years. An IVLP alumni, nominated by the US Embassy she is also part of a 22 country wide global coalition of entrepreneurs, government party members, and notable figures from that IVLP session, committed to creating global positive change called the Changemakers Alliance.

BRUNEI

Zarphyu Tint Lwin

Zarphyu Tint Lwin

In 2017, Phandeeyar called Zarphyu for the application for their accelerator program for which the startup “KoneSi” joined and was selected one of their pre-seed funded team. She gave up her full-time corporate job and started her entrepreneurial life passionately. KoneSi involved in Phandeeyar’s 6-month accelerator program and now have 14 recurring B2B clients.

MYANMAR

investor OF THE YEAR

ASEAN Nominees 2018

Andrew Tan

Andrew Tan

Andrew Tan is a serial entrepreneur and an all rounder venture capitalist where his forte is on deal structuring, Merger & Acquisitions and also fund raising. He is now at helm of a venture capital firm and a private equity firm which currently manage a pool of funds totalling USD50 million.

MALAYSIA

ANGIN

ANGIN

Short for Angel Investment Network Indonesia. Since its inception in 2013, ANGIN has grown into the largest membership-based network of high-net-worth individuals in Indonesia. Our 73 Angel Investors are all experienced and prominent business leaders who have built their wealth and reputation in various industries

INDONESIA

Golden Gate Ventures

Golden Gate Ventures

Early Stage (Series A) Venture capital fund investing in the Southeast Asia region since 2011. Notable investments include Carousell, Moneysmart, Carro, Homage, Funding Societies, Omise, Alodokter, MyMusicTaste and Mapan (Previously named Ruma, Aquired by Go-Jek in 2017).

SINGAPORE

BEst Newcomer

ASEAN Nominees 2018

Cumi

Cumi

A rental marketplace to help user rent quality stuff with unlimited listing and secure transaction

INDONESIA

Dropee

Dropee

A B2B marketplace that brings together suppliers and retailers on a single platform.

MALAYSIA

Greenovator

Greenovator

An agritech company which produced the Green Way Agri Mobile App

MYANMAR

Koompi

Koompi

Their mission is to build and provide tools for the next generation of engineers, problem solvers and discoverers.

CAMBODIA

Moovaz

Moovaz

An all-encompassing digital platform that enables a seamless and efficient relocation experience for everyone.

SINGAPORE

Taxumo

Taxumo

A web-based tax app that lets freelancers & SMEs stop worrying about taxes by filing tax online in minutes

PHILLIPPINES

WeFit

WeFit

An O2O platform, offering convenient access for customers to hundreds of fitness and beauty locations.

VIETNAM

Best accelerator or incubator

ASEAN Nominees 2018

AIS The StartUp

AIS The StartUp

Advanced Info Service PLC. (AIS), the leading telecom and digital business provider in Thailand, is recognized as the first corporate supporting Thai startup ecosystem.

THAILAND

Impact Hub Phnom Penh

Impact Hub Phnom Penh

Impact Hub Phnom Penh is a social venture incubator, a social enterprise builder, and one of the biggest communities of entrepreneurs- people who believe they can make the world a better place- in Cambodia.

CAMBODIA

Launchgarage Innovation Hub

Launchgarage Innovation Hub

Launchgarage is an Innovation Hub in the Philippines which focuses on the development of Filipino Startups through its year-long accelerator program.

PHILLIPPINES

MaGIC Global Accelerator Program

MaGIC Global Accelerator Program

MaGIC enables and supports the sustainable growth of entrepreneurship in Malaysia. The goal is to drive sustainable ecosystem development through innovation, as well as create value and new economic drivers for Malaysia.

MALAYSIA

Topica Founder Institute

Topica Founder Institute

The Topica Founder Institute is the world’s premier pre-seed startup accelerator. Building business alongside top local startup experts invested in their success, and through a proven and structured process.

VIETNAM

Best digital marketing solution

ASEAN Nominees 2018

Blogapalooza

Blogapalooza

An influencer marketing company that bridges brands to influencers for marketing campaigns.

PHILLIPPINES

Boundlss

Boundlss

A startup that provides AI-powered health coaching in a white-labelled mobile app to transform member engagement for insurers.

SINGAPORE

ConvoLab

ConvoLab

Developing a chat management and chatbot platform to help business establish meaningful relationship with user

THAILAND

Jingo

Jingo

Developing Live Interactive Mobile gameshow platform to help Advertisers to do native-ads and market research.

VIETNAM

Pixellion 360

Pixellion 360

Pixellion 360 was founded to help growing client business in creative ways.

MYANMAR

SociaBuzz

SociaBuzz

An influencer marketing platform connecting brands & businesses with social media influencers.

INDONESIA

SushiVid

SushiVid

Helps brands launch and manage influencer marketing campaigns at scale through our content management software.

MALAYSIA

Best AI / MACHIne learning startup

ASEAN Nominees 2018

EXPA.AI

EXPA.AI

Builds deep learning solutions that businesses can use to accelerate sales, marketing and customer services.

MYANMAR

FreelancerViet

FreelancerViet

A platform that’s integrated blockchain & AI technology for connecting trusted-freelancers to clients.

VIETNAM

Hyperlab

Hyperlab

Automates sales and support for visionary enterprises with their leading Conversational AI and RPA technology.

MALAYSIA

Neurabot

Neurabot

A digital laboratory platform. #1 B2B solutions & Artificial Intelligence.

INDONESIA

OneWatt

OneWatt

Helps plant managers reduce downtime and cut energy by literally listening to motors with our custom EARS and AI.

PHILLIPPINES

Refinn

Refinn

An online refinance platform to help people clear debt faster & easier.

THAILAND

UnificationEngine®

UnificationEngine®

An intelligent IoT messaging platform to make human to machine communications frictionless and fun.

SINGAPORE

Best business automation tool

ASEAN Nominees 2018

Ami

Ami

Delivers SaaS and IoT to landlords and property management SMEs to lower their operation cost and scale up rapidly.

VIETNAM

Biz Solution

Biz Solution

Developing school management system to help school, parents, students, teacher to have best of communication.

CAMBODIA

Botbot.AI

Botbot.AI

An enterprise productivity solution that uses chat as an interface to automate business processes.

SINGAPORE

EXPA.AI

EXPA.AI

Builds deep learning solutions that businesses can use to accelerate sales, marketing and customer services.

MYANMAR

Nuara Group

Nuara Group

Offers products & services that enable clients to optimize processes, create efficiencies and ultimately raise profitability

BRUNEI

Ralali

Ralali

Bridging Indonesian businesses through digital services.

INDONESIA

RunCloud

RunCloud

A modern control panel to help web developer managing multiple cloud hosting and web deployments easily.

MALAYSIA

Taxumo

Taxumo

A web-based tax app that lets freelancers & SMEs stop worrying about taxes by filing tax online in minutes

PHILLIPPINES

Best coworking space

ASEAN Nominees 2018

ASPACE Philippines

ASPACE

The original pioneering brand for coworking in the Philippines, one of the largest operators across the country, with an award-winning “people first” coworking experience.

PHILLIPPINES

Emerald HUB

Emerald HUB

A coworking and Startup Office Space, offers young startups, entrepreneurs, small and growing businesses, service providers, freelancers, and investors the opportunity to work in an innovative, energetic and collaborative work space.

CAMBODIA

Greenhouse

Greenhouse

A lifestyle coworking space catered to international companies looking to enter, and local startups/small businesses looking to scale within fast-growing markets.

INDONESIA

Impact Hub Yangon

Impact Hub Yangon

Part of the world’s largest community of social enterprise support organizations and a thriving co-working space for entrepreneurs, creatives, innovators and techies in the rapidly developing and fast-paced city of Yangon.

MYANMAR

PAPER + TOAST

PAPER + TOAST

Established in 2010, the aim is to serve as a one stop community platform for talents, entrepreneurs and startups to get together.

MALAYSIA

The Co.

The Co.

Co. is a premium co-working space that uniquely weaves life and business together through an inspired sense of adventure and purpose.

SINGAPORE

UP Co-working Space

UP Co-working Space

Support from UP is a mix of many resources. With a common Co-working Space, Start-ups is created to work together, gaining knowledge, connect to communities expanding relationships, raise capital, and is consulted with a reasonable price.

VIETNAM

Best foodtech / agritech startup

ASEAN Nominees 2018

Algaeba

Algaeba

An automated shrimp hatchery to help shrimp industry raise the quality with machine learning.

THAILAND

Eunoia

Eunoia

A platform that serves as an ecosystem for F&B merchants to plug and play solutions that improves their productivity.

SINGAPORE

Stixfresh

Stixfresh

Develops a sticker that can prolongs the shelf life of fresh fruits which indirectly can reduce fruits wastage.

MALAYSIA

TaniHub

TaniHub

Solving problems in the supply and distribution chain of agriculture produces by connecting farms with market.

INDONESIA

Tun Yat

Tun Yat

Provides tractors and harvesters as a rental service to farmers to unlock the power of mechanization.

MYANMAR

Best e-commerce startup

ASEAN Nominees 2018

Buycour

Buycour

An online service to help locals to buy internationally with ease, from sourcing to logistics.

BRUNEI

Kiidu

Kiidu

A platform to connect parents with qualified and trustworthy caregivers.

THAILAND

Maxx Tech

Maxx Tech

Helps online sellers cut out the need for buyer having to go to a physical store.

CAMBODIA

Ohmyhome

Ohmyhome

One-stop solution for all housing-related matters.

SINGAPORE

Shwe Bite

Shwe Bite

Home-cooked food delivery platform.

MYANMAR

StyleGenie

StyleGenie

A fashion-tech company focused on providing data-driven style matchmaking for customers and brands.

PHILLIPPINES

Tripfez

Tripfez

Muslim friendly travel solutions all over the globe.

MALAYSIA

Wakuliner

Wakuliner

Indonesia’s 1st culinary marketplace, providing all-in-one culinary solutions for people & businesses.

INDONESIA

Best ecosystem initiative

ASEAN Nominees 2018

CCeducare

CCeducare

A social enterprise organization that aims to enhance the learning experience locally and globally since 2017.

MYANMAR

Dycodex

DycodeX

Initiated Makestro: Indonesia Platform for Maker, to “democratize” knowledge, hardware kit, and software to help makers to start making in hardware, to drive into IoT.

INDONESIA

Ignite

Ignite

A two-day event that features world-class keynote speakers and endless opportunities to collaborate with exciting innovators and established institutions.

PHILLIPPINES

Impact Hub Phnom Penh

Impact Hub Phnom Penh

A social venture incubator, a social enterprise builder, and one of the biggest communities of entrepreneurs- people who believe they can make the world a better place- in Cambodia.

CAMBODIA

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation

The leading agency in driving the digital economy in Malaysia. Their role is to build a vibrant digital economy and ensure that Malaysia plays a leading part in the global digital revolution.

MALAYSIA

Techsauce

Techsauce

Thailand and Southeast Asia’s leading technology conference media and events company and the organizer of Techsauce Global Summit.

THAILAND

UNFRAMED

UNFRAMED

The leading community of for-impact entrepreneurs, leveraging its training academy and programs to equip entrepreneurs with relevant and timely skills, mindset and resources to achieve the greatest change in society and the environment.

SINGAPORE

Best fintech startup

ASEAN Nominees 2018

BeamAndGo

BeamAndGo

A payment / e-Commerce marketplace that empowers migrant workers by giving them control over their money.

SINGAPORE

CurrenSeek

CurrenSeek

A platform connecting money services to travelers to make money changing & remittance convenient & secure

MALAYSIA

Gradana

Gradana

The pioneer of property fintech in Indonesia by providing financing solution through P2P lending marketplace.

INDONESIA

Morakot Technology

Morakot Technology

A software company offering core-banking system for Microfinance Institution and Banks.

CAMBODIA

Refinn

Refinn

An online refinance platform to help people clear debt faster & easier.

THAILAND

Taxumo

Taxumo

A web-based tax app that lets freelancers & SMEs stop worrying about taxes by filing tax online in minutes

PHILLIPPINES

ZigWay

ZigWay

Helps low income families break free of debt traps by giving them access to cheap loans on their phones.

SINGAPORE

Best healthtech startup

ASEAN Nominees 2018

BioMark

BioMark

An integrated platform connecting doctors, patients, and laboratories to track medical reports.

PHILLIPPINES

BLOCK M.D.

BLOCK M.D.

A Health Information Exchange (HIE) and Personal Health Records (PHR) on Blockchain.

THAILAND

Cognifyx

Cognifyx

A healthy brain for a healthier life.

SINGAPORE

Flexible Pass

Flexible Pass

A fitness pass to help people in Myanmar achieve their fitness goals using cheaper prices.

MYANMAR

Healthogo

Healthogo

A crowdsourcing platform for the public to make better health decision and Healthcare Stakeholders to utilize.

CAMBODIA

MEDKAD

MEDKAD

Provides a Medical Benefits Automation Systems for companies to efficiently manage their staff medical benefits.

MALAYSIA

Neurabot

Neurabot

A digital laboratory platform. #1 B2B solutions & Artificial Intelligence

INDONESIA

WeFit

WeFit

An O2O platform, offering convenient access for customers to hundreds of fitness and beauty locations.

VIETNAM

Best Iot startup

ASEAN Nominees 2018

360ed

360ed

Enabling teachers/ students from the most challenged communities to immerse in world’s best learning experiences today.

MYANMAR

Ami

Ami

Delivers SaaS and IoT to landlords and property management SMEs to lower their operation cost and scale up rapidly.

VIETNAM

DRVR

DRVR

Developing Asia’s fleet management and analytics into the smartest and most cost-efficient in the world.

THAILAND

Jala

Jala

Helps shrimp farmer to manage their water quality using IoT device and software platform to boost the yield.

INDONESIA

JomParking

JomParking

A quick and convenient way to pay for parking platform.

MALAYSIA

OneWatt

OneWatt

Helps plant managers reduce downtime and cut energy by literally listening to motors with our custom EARS and AI.

PHILLIPPINES

UnificationEngine®

UnificationEngine®

An intelligent IoT messaging platform to make human to machine communications frictionless and fun.

SINGAPORE

Best Life Helper startup

ASEAN Nominees 2018

Butlerinsuits

ButlerInSuits

The world’s first daily housekeeping and in-house hospitality provider.

SINGAPORE

Creativate

Creativate

A children’s content provider that promotes fun and creative learning

BRUNEI

https://www.go-jek.com/go-life/

GO-LIFE

An on-demand app that connects users with service providers for lifestyle solutions.

INDONESIA

Healthogo

Healthogo

A crowdsourcing platform for the public to make better health decision and Healthcare Stakeholders to utilize.

CAMBODIA

Lexmeet

LexMeet

Legal advice in a click!

PHILLIPPINES

Shwe Bite

Shwe Bite

Home-cooked food delivery platform.

MYANMAR

Teky

Teky

The first STEAM Academy (Science-Technology-Engineering-Art-Mathematics) in Vietnam for kids from 6-18 years old.

VIETNAM

Vidi

Vidi

A visual discovery platform that helps travellers see and book amazing experiences for their next holiday.

MALAYSIA

YoungHappy

YoungHappy

A personal assistant App for senior citizens.

THAILAND

Best Logistics & supply chain startup

ASEAN Nominees 2018

Abivin

Abivin

Develops a Logistics Optimization Solution to help firms save 40% logistics cost, manage supply chain in real-time.

VIETNAM

DRVR

DRVR

Developing Asia’s fleet management and analytics into the smartest and most cost-efficient in the world.

THAILAND

Joonak Delivery

Joonaak Delivery

A one-stop last mile solution to help bridge the gap between businesses and their clients.

CAMBODIA

Kargo

Kargo

An online marketplace in Myanmar to connect trucks with businesses and individuals for logistics & delivery.

MYANMAR

Moovaz

Moovaz

An all-encompassing digital platform that enables a seamless and efficient relocation experience for everyone.

SINGAPORE

Shipper

Shipper

A platform to help online merchants in shipping goods with a fully integrated logistic aggregator system.

INDONESIA

Solu

Solu

Fixing waste management in developing nations.

PHILLIPPINES

ZOOM

ZOOM

A technology-based on-demand delivery platform for e-commerce businesses that requires last mile fulfilment

MALAYSIA