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Qingdao Tech & Innovation Challenge

In collaboration with AWS Singapore, Techbridge Ventures organized the Singapore Semi-Final of the 2019 Qingdao Tech & Innovation Challenge on 23rd October to identify suitable collaborators to enter the Chinese market. 

 In a fully-packed line-up last week, ourpanel of experienced investors/mentors from AWS, TRIREC, Tembusu ICT Fund and JCS Venture Lab heard from the shortlisted start-ups and research teams in The Meeting Point at Ayer Rajah Crescent.

Fifteen start-ups, SMEs and researchers pitched their innovations to the panel, and  Aromatec, Myrlabs and FathomX emerged as the Champion, 1stRunner-Up and 2ndRunner-Up respectively in the Singapore Semi-Final of the 2019 Qingdao Tech & Innovation Challenge.

Our thanks go to all our Participants and Partners who made this incredible event possible. And we would like to express our appreciation to our collaborator, AWS Singapore, for supporting this first edition of the Qingdao Tech & Innovation Challenge (Singapore Semi-Final), and who will continue to support our Participants by providing free AWS credits to eligible start-ups. A special mention must be made about our Judges, Mr Mike Lim from TRIREC, Dr Li Wei from JCS Venture Lab. Mr Jonathan Ang from Tembusu Partners and Mr Hans Zhong from AWS Singapore for their invaluable feedback and partnership. 

Techbridge Ventures is honoured to conclude yet another successful event with our Partners ! We are committed to bridge connections between Innovators and Investors, improve access to Emerging Markets and create meaningful collaboration opportunities with our Corporate Partners. 

We will also be announcing soon the participants in the competition who will be awarded fully sponsored trips to Qingdao to compete at the Qingdao Global Finals with other competitors from US, Europe, and China soon.

Stay tuned!

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