Alibaba Cloud Global Startup Accelerator

Demo Day Series

Demo Day Series Overview
In June 2021, we announced our new Project AsiaForward initiative to bring digital transformation to local enterprises in Asia and nurture fresh talent. As part of Project AsiaForward, we are launching the Alibaba Cloud Global Startup Accelerator. Here a series of Demo Days will be held, offering startups the chance to be selected for the Global Startup Accelerator and become part of Alibaba Cloud’s global ecosystem.
We will invite startups from all stages and industries.
Sign up and pass the qualifier to reach DemoDay
Winners will walk away with $60,000 in cloud credits

Prizes and Benefits

Prize/Benefits Sign Up Winner
Alibaba Cloud Credits 3,000 USD 60,000 USD
Connect to our VC partners from Southeast Asia and China
A chance to get 1-on-1 technical support from Alibaba Cloud
Potential media exposure from 30+ media companies in Asia
A chance to become an Alibaba Cloud Global Startup Star
An exclusive "Go China" package
Join Alibaba Cloud Global Startup Accelerator

Demo Day 2022 Schedule

1

Demo Day Singapore x Thailand

11 JAN, 2022

2

Demo Day Philippines

20 JAN, 2022

3

Demo Day Indonesia

20 FEB, 2022

4

Startup Day

24 MAR, 2022

5

Demo Day Vietnam

25 MAY, 2022

6

Demo Day Singapore

1 JUN, 2022

7

Demo Day Philippines

27 JUL, 2022

8

Demo Day Malaysia

JUL, 2022

9

Demo Day Indonesia

11 AUG, 2022

10

Demo Day Thailand

AUG, 2022

11

Startup Day

SEP, 2022

12

Demo Day Japan

OCT, 2022

Rules and FAQs

Each Demo Day event has two stages.
Stage 1: Qualification - Register your startup information and submit your business plan to participate. Participants from Alibaba Cloud, VC Partners, and KrAsia will decide and judge the finalists.
Stage 2: Demo Day Final - Go through a close-door live online session, impress the judges with your presentation, and win fabulous prizes!

How Do I Participate?

- Complete your registration (e.g. provide your company's basic information)
- Submit your Business Plan

Who Are the Judges?

- Alibaba Cloud SA Leaders and Country Managers
- VC Partner Representatives
- KrAsia Operating Experts

What Are the Criteria for Qualification?

- Business Development (40%): Address industry pain points and develop new technology during product development
- Business Model (40%): Commercialization of products or services, existing revenue channels, and existing collaborative partners
- Potential for Internationalization (20%): Status of overseas expansion and future plans

How Do I Know if I’m Qualified for Demo Day Final?

All results will be revealed via the DingTalk group.

Who Will Be in the Close-Door Session?

- Qualified Startups
- The Demo Day Judging Panel
- Staff from Alibaba Cloud, and KrAsia

What Is the Agenda of Demo Day Final?

- Opening Session (5-10 mins.): Opening address from Alibaba Cloud Country Manager
- First Half (~40 mins.): Presentations + QA Sessions
- Intermission (~10 mins.)
- Second Half (~40 mins.): Presentations + QA Sessions
- Ending Session: Wrap Up + Conclusion

How Long Should My Presentation Be?

Your Demo Day Final presentation should be around eight minutes.

VC Partners

Judges

Adriel Yong
Associate, Protege Ventures

Associate, Protege Ventures

Anvil Ng
Head of LEAP Acceleration, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation

Head of LEAP Acceleration, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation

Arya Setiadharma
CEO, Prasetia Dwidharma Ventures

CEO, Prasetia Dwidharma Ventures

Chandra Firmanto
Managing Partner, Indogen Capital

Managing Partner, Indogen Capital

Chelsea Nguyen
Principal, ThinkZone Ventures

Principal, ThinkZone Ventures

Cody Pham
Head of Investment (Vietnam), TheVentures

Head of Investment (Vietnam), TheVentures

Dave Ng
General Partner, Altara Ventures

General Partner, Altara Ventures

Do Bui
General Partner, ThinkZone Ventures

General Partner, ThinkZone Ventures

Ed Chan
Partner, Gaorong Capital

Partner, Gaorong Capital

Erwin Arifin
VP of Investment, Kejora Capital

VP of Investment, Kejora Capital

Ivy Chan
Head of Ecosystem and Collaboration, Cyberport Hong Kong

Head of Ecosystem and Collaboration, Cyberport Hong Kong

Jacob Cue
Investment Analyst, Foxmont Capital

Investment Analyst, Foxmont Capital

Jason Gaisano
Partner, Gobi Partners

Partner, Gobi Partners

Jeffrey Seah
Partner (Asia Fund), Quest Ventures

Partner (Asia Fund), Quest Ventures

Katie Nguyen
Vice Director, Sunwah Innovations

Vice Director, Sunwah Innovations

Kore Su
VP, Hofan Capital

VP, Hofan Capital

Melissa Ho
VP of Investments, Wavemaker Partners

VP of Investments, Wavemaker Partners

Nazier Ariffin
VP of Strategic Investments, TMI

VP of Strategic Investments, TMI

Nicolas Ingram
Vice President (Investments), Gobi Partners China

Vice President (Investments), Gobi Partners China

Pui Yan Leung
Executive Director (Investment), Vertex Ventures Southeast Asia and India (SEAI)

Executive Director (Investment), Vertex Ventures Southeast Asia and India (SEAI)

Qiu Kai
Investment Vice President, Capital Nuts

Investment Vice President, Capital Nuts

Randolph Hsu
Founding Partner, Ondine Capital

Founding Partner, Ondine Capital

Raditya Pramana
Partner, Venturra Discovery

Partner, Venturra Discovery

Richie Wirjan
Executive VP, Kejora-SBI Orbit

Executive VP, Kejora-SBI Orbit

RJ Balmater
Investment Associate, Monk's Hill Ventures

Investment Associate, Monk's Hill Ventures

Sky Cai
Invest Manager, ZWC Partners

Invest Manager, ZWC Partners

Stanley Zhang
Founding & Managing Director, Jubilee Capital Management

Founding & Managing Director, Jubilee Capital Management

Stefan Zhang
Vice President, Vision Plus Capital

Vice President, Vision Plus Capital

Teezar Firmansyah
Partner, Kolibra Capital

Partner, Kolibra Capital

Thomas Tsao
Founding Partner, Gobi Partners

Founding Partner, Gobi Partners

Tiang Lim Foo
Co-founder & Partner, Forge Ventures

Co-founder & Partner, Forge Ventures

Timothy Leung
Executive Director, Hong Kong AI Lab

Executive Director, Hong Kong AI Lab

Tony Qu
Partner, ATM Capital

Partner, ATM Capital

Tra (Felicia) Hoang
Managing Partner, VSV Capital

Managing Partner, VSV Capital

Truc Tran
Investment Manager, Do Ventures

Investment Manager, Do Ventures

Vikram Bharati
General Partner, Draper Startup House Ventures

General Partner, Draper Startup House Ventures

Weisheng Neo
General Partner, Qualgro Partner

General Partner, Qualgro Partner