Entry Process

Application period

15 Oct – 7 Dec, 2018
Submit an application by identifying one of the the listed 10 Impact Areas that your social startup is addressing, and completing the application form by December 7th, 2018


Early Dec, 2018
Submissions will be reviewed by judging panels formed by ASIA and regional partners
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Finalist Announcement

Mid Dec, 2018
Finalists will be selected to attend the Grand Finals in Hong Kong

Grand Finals

23-24 Jan, 2019
22 Jan: Finalists will attend a day of mentorship, workshop and talks
23 Jan: Final Pitch & Showcase at JUMPSTARTER, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
24 Jan: Award Ceremony at JUMPSTARTER, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre


  • Tackling urban social / environmental challenges in Asia
  • Early to growth stage startups
  • Less than 5 years of operation with existing prototype / product or service
  • All submissions and presentations for the Grand Final must be in English
  • Startup has raised less than USD$1m
  • Each individual may only apply for one startup
  • Envision regional collaborations and development

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