SEA Booster Programme, a 5-week incubation programme supported by BLOCK71, has unveiled the 32 startups selected for its latest cohort.
Of these, 28 hail from Southeast Asia. The other four come from Japan, the US, and Australia.
Launched just two months ago, the programme’s mission is to help founders scale their businesses locally and regionally in Singapore, Indonesia and Vietnam.
During this period, founders receive mentorship from industry experts, networking opportunities with business partners, access to investors, and a global community of Asia-based tech founders.
Notable trainers, mentors and panelists include Joel Leong, co-founder of Shopback; Binh Tran, Partner at 500 Startups; Valerie Vu, Investor at Venturra Capital; Nikhil Kapur, Partner at STRIVE; and Achmad Zaky, Founding Partner of Init-6.
The upcoming run of the SEA Booster programme will focus on solutions for smart cities.
Here are the selected startups for the latest cohort:
A food platform and marketplace that caters to a community of home cooks to sell homemade food across Vietnam.
Provides payment gateway that monitors business transactions anytime and anywhere.
Helps health facilities digitise business operations and connect with patients through the web and mobile apps.
A virtual assistant service and web app that helps SMEs export more easily, efficiently and integratedly.
Combines cutting-edge neuroscience and AI to enhance the rate at which humans can learn.
An online distribution platform that bridges the gap between sellers and buyers, eliminating the retail markup from middleman traders.
A platform for selling and claiming property insurance.
Connects car owners to independent workshops for their car maintenance jobs with an aim to increase the transparency of transactions along the process.
Aims to streamline the F&B industry workflow through a collection of real-time customer requests and to improve service through data analytics.
It’s developing a composting bin in order to transform household food waste into useful materials.
A platform that allows users to buy and sell cryptocurrency using local fiat currencies easily and instantly.
An aggregator that helps consumers find the best grocery produce online through a combination of machine learning, unbiased user reviews, and sourcing.
Provides a platform for users to seek remote professional medical advice from the comfort of their homes.
Combines process automation solutions for the insurance business ecosystem with omnichannel apps to answer customers’ questions with zero downtime to increase efficiency, engage customers, and grow revenue.
Leng Keng Technology
Provides solutions for out-of-home advertising (OOH) media owners and brands to directly advertise to customers while reducing intermediary costs and quantifying key performance values.
Facilitates training, onboarding, continuous development, and individual learning using micro-learning approach with gamification.
Aims to meet local consumption requirements by harnessing the use of aeroponics technology to optimise the production of affordable and nutritious vegetables in a land-scarce nation.
A platform for users to help businesses and neighbours from communities in need with errands and daily inconveniences.
A SaaS platform that automates and digitalises the collection and transfer of food industry certification data.
Builds tech solutions to modernise industrial operations for real estate and construction sectors in emerging markets.
Provides patented solutions for solving the last mile challenges faced by delivery companies across the globe. Solutions include an e-cargo bicycle and modular box-in-box storage to increase efficiency, lower costs, and reduce carbon emissions for last-mile fulfillment within Vietnam.
An all-in-one digital health solution detecting health changes, collecting data, and helping seniors and patients identify potential dangers before or while health problems occur.
A tropicalised version of temperate carnivorous plants to address challenges in the horticulture and educational industries with breakthrough research in plant tissue regeneration
A data and document extractor that syncs with email inboxes and desktop software to automatically and seamlessly extract information.
A meal kit service focused on bringing healthy and nutritional meals to consumers at their convenience.
A creative digital platform that provides ready-to-use graphic design solutions for freelance designers, full-time designers, and creative teams.
Makes the medical learning process easier for dentists, doctors, and students by providing an accessible and affordable tech-based learning process.
Helps offline businesses deliver the best customer experience, right from the point of sale to an ecosystem of interconnected tools to enable local businesses to make customer-centric business decisions.
Image Credit: SEA Booster Programme
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