Presented by NTT Ltd., Japan's largest telecom firm will be supporting the Asian startup ecosystem with an opportunity for funding, access to our investor network and quality technological infrastructure.
Our Goal is to support startup ecosystem in Asia and scale or leverage startup business through the alliance with NTT Ltd.
This is the first initiative to have a two-day event in 2019. On the second day, the matching event between Startup and Corporation will be held.
NTT Ltd. is a leading global technology services company under NTT Incorporated (NTT Inc). We partner with organizations around the world to shape and achive outcomes through intelligent technology solutions.
For us, intelligent means data driven, connected, digital, and secure. As a global ICT provider, we employ more than 40.000 people in a diverse and dynamic workplace that spans 57 countries, trading in 73 countries
and delivering services in over 200 countries.
Together we enable the connected future.
Kuan Hsu is the Co-Founder and General Partner of KK Fund, focusing on early stage internet and mobile investments ini Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. He Started his career in management consulting with McKinsey & Co. in the US.
He subsequently moved to Singapore, executing PE deals at TEmasek throughout the region prior to becoming a Venture Capitalist responsible for GREE Ventures' Southeast Asian operations.
Professor Iriyama joined WBS in 2013. Prior to joining WBS, he served as an assistant professor of State University of New York at Bufallo, United States, for five years. He received MA and BA in economics from Keio University, Japan, and Ph. D. from University of Pittsburgh, United States.
Hiroshi has been a Partnership Manager at Orange Japan, Orange Group's whally-owned open innovation center in Tokyo since 2010.
Nikhil has overseen investment & exits in multiple Indonesian companies such as Bukalapak and Crowde. He developed the first version of Excel for mobile, deploying to over 10 M users. He was recently listed as Forbes 30-Under-30 in Asia. He completed his MBA in Finance from NUS Business School. He also developed the first version of Excel for a mobile while at Microsoft, deploying to over 10M users. He was recently listed as Forbes 30-Under-30 in Asia.
Masa co-founded an internal innovation accelerator "Game Changer Catapult" in 2016, an initiative to transform ideas into reality to make the people's wish through open innovation for a better life, a better world at the home tech division, Appliances Company in Panasonic Corporation. Also he was appointed as Director in BeeEdge Co., Ltd. a joint-venture business incubation company with Panasonic, Scrum Ventures LLC, a US-based venture capital firm, and INCJ Ltd.
Halim Wijaya is trusted in 2019 as VP regional Business Head in Grab after previously succeed in leading Grab Rental as VP head of strategic supply for 3 years, disrupting the existing transportation rental industry. With a education background as Technical Industrial, he also previously has experience for 6 years in handling national-scale-operation in no.1 transportation finance corporation, ADIRA Finance as Head of National Credit Operation.
Previously served as Director of Digital Banking & Information Technology PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk and Director of Digital & Strategic Portfolio PT Telkom (2012-2017) Obtained Master Degree in Communication and Signal Processing, Imperial College, University of London, UK (1994), and He received a Doctoral Candidate in Strategic Management from UI (2014). In 2010, he won the 1st Best CIO, SWA
Soehanna Hall - Energy Building
Jakarta Selatan Indonesia
It will be varied according to the total number of applicants, but we will select the top 10-20 startups among the applicants.
Yes. First go to APPLY NOW! Button and you will be directed to a form. Once you are directed, please fill in some details including email address. You will be receiving further instruction details by email. Follow the instruction and submit your business plan. Your application is well-received and wait for the announcement,.
Any startup companies operating its business in Indonesia (or other countries within South East Asia) can apply to this competition. AI, Big Data, FinTech, and Sharing economy type of startup are encourage to apply, however it is also open to startup from other type. We prefer to have Series A startup, but basically it is open to any stage of startup.
Please see the template here
Evaluation committee, which is consist of VCs, Startup’s CEOs, Executives from NTT Ltd. and more, will evaluate the applications.