CHALLENGE

2021

The ultimate platform for early-stage
deep-tech start-ups in Asia Pacific

APPLICATIONS CLOSED!

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WHY APPLY?

APAC winners get fast-tracked to the finals at Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge (Paris) and SLINGSHOT 2021 (Singapore).

Only our creme de la creme get endorsed as Hello Tomorrow Deep Tech Pioneers and that’s a badge of pride!

Build strong relationships with deep-tech focused investors, industry leaders, experts, and fellow entrepreneurs from the region and around the globe.

Up to €200K in equity-free funds and grants, tailored personal introductions to investors and access to our investor network of 300+ VCs and CVCs!

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15 FINALISTS

Pitch before a select jury and large audience

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2 WINNERS

S$60k in equity-free grants, and more prizes to be announced!

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TEN TRACKS

We welcome innovation across all industries

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ELIGIBILITY


 

  1. In the early stage of development or the beginning of their commercialisation phase
     

  2. Based on a new technology, a scientific discovery or a complex engineering process
     

  3. Addressing an industrial, societal or environmental unmet need or creating a new market
     

  4. Composed of a team of at least 2 people
     

  5. Not a subsidiary or spin-off of an existing company
     

  6. If you are based in Asia Pacific, a single application qualifies you for both the APAC Challenge and the Global Challenge

We welcome startups that are....

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TIMELINE

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Got Questions?