Cohort 4 Accelerating Asia

Singapore-based accelerator-cum-startup fund, Accelerating Asia (AA), has unveiled 11 startups selected for its fourth cohort.

The programme runs for 100 days and includes intensive weeks of masterclass modules, investor meetings and pitch coaching sessions.

Besides, AA also provides selected startups with a seed capital of US$148,000 (S$200,000).

To support startups in their journey, AA has also rounded up individuals such as Pieter Kemps, Principal of Sequoia Capital; Kuo-Yi Lim, co-founder of Monk’s Hill Ventures; and Jeffrey Paine, Managing Partner of Golden Gate Ventures to join its investor network.

So far, AA’s portfolio companies have raised over US$22 million in funding since joining the programme.

Also Read: Accelerating Asia plans to launch $50M fund in Q1 2021

“We selected cohort-4 from 500 startups from 30 countries, a record number of applications for us that shows the demand for a Singapore-based accelerator with an international footprint. With just two per cent of startups selected, the chosen 11 will be part of our largest cohort and are eligible to receive up to S$200,000 in investment from our VC fund,” said co-founder Amra Naidoo.

Here are the eleven startups in the programme:

Amar Lab (Bangladesh)

An end-to-end diagnostics test service that connects local and international diagnostic labs to clients.

Casa Mia (Singapore)

A co-living operator offering private bedrooms in shared homes.

DoctorKoi (Bangladesh)

A prescription management software that helps doctors generate prescriptions with a few clicks.

Drive lah (Singapore)

A mobility company that offers flexible and affordable access to cars nearby without the hassle of ownership.

HandyMama (Bangladesh)

Connects customers with trustworthy and verified cleaning and handyman services.

Independents (Singapore)

An AI-powered marketplace that matches individuals to the exact requirements of marketing projects.

KopiDate (Singapore)

A social platform that curates conversation-centred dating experiences for single millennials.

Mobiliti (Pakistan)

Provides state-of-the-art bionic lower limb prosthetics at affordable prices.

SWAP (Bangladesh)

A cross-category exchange platform for users to sell or swap their old phone, laptop, car, motorcycle and furniture in just 24 hours.

TransTRACK.ID (Indonesia)

A fleet telematics system integrator that provides data collection of transport.

Waitrr (Singapore)

A platform for restaurants that lets guests order and pay in a few seconds.

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