The organisers would like to thank the partners of the CapitaLand Sustainability X Challenge 2021 and CapitaLand Sustainability X Challenge 2022 for their support over the past two years.
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CapitaLand Group (CapitaLand) is one of Asia’s largest diversified real estate groups. Headquartered in Singapore, CapitaLand’s portfolio focuses on real estate investment management and real estate development, and spans across more than 260 cities in over 40 countries.
Within its ecosystem, CapitaLand has developed an integrated suite of investment management and operating capabilities that supports its real estate businesses and platforms in building core competencies across the real estate value chain. With this full stack of capabilities, CapitaLand can optimise the strategies of its listed real estate investment management business CapitaLand Investment, and its privately held property development arm CapitaLand Development; to drive competitive advantage for its businesses.
CapitaLand places sustainability at the core of what it does. As a responsible real estate company, CapitaLand contributes to the environmental and social well-being of the communities where it operates, as it delivers long-term economic value to its stakeholders.
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The Building and Construction Authority
The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) champions the development and transformation of the built environment sector, in order to improve Singapore’s living environment. BCA oversees areas such as safety, quality, inclusiveness, sustainability and productivity, all of which, together with our stakeholders and partners, help to achieve our mission to transform the Built Environment sector and shape a liveable and smart built environment for Singapore. For more information, visit www1.bca.gov.sg.
Enterprise Singapore is the government agency championing enterprise development. The agency works with committed companies to build capabilities, innovate and internationalise. It also supports the growth of Singapore as a hub for global trading and startups, and builds trust in Singapore’s products and services through quality and standards.
Visit www.enterprisesg.gov.sg for more information.
DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia with a presence in 19 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS is in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. The bank's "AA-" and "Aa1" credit ratings are among the highest in the world.
Recognised for its global leadership, DBS has been named “World’s Best Bank” by Global Finance, “World’s Best Bank” by Euromoney and “Global Bank of the Year” by The Banker. The bank is at the forefront of leveraging digital technology to shape the future of banking, having been named “World’s Best Digital Bank” by Euromoney and the world’s “Most Innovative in Digital Banking” by The Banker. In addition, DBS has been accorded the “Safest Bank in Asia“ award by Global Finance for 14 consecutive years from 2009 to 2022.
DBS provides a full range of services in consumer, SME and corporate banking. As a bank born and bred in Asia, DBS understands the intricacies of doing business in the region’s most dynamic markets.
DBS is committed to building lasting relationships with customers, as it banks the Asian way. Through the DBS Foundation, the bank creates impact beyond banking by supporting social enterprises: businesses with a double bottom-line of profit and social and/or environmental impact. DBS Foundation also gives back to society in various ways, including equipping communities with future-ready skills and building food resilience.
With its extensive network of operations in Asia and emphasis on engaging and empowering its staff, DBS presents exciting career opportunities. For more information, please visit www.dbs.com
DFI Retail Group
DFI Retail Group (the ‘Group’) is a leading pan-Asian retailer. At 31st December 2022, the Group and its associates and joint ventures operated over 10,600 outlets and employed some 216,000 people. The Group had total annual revenue in 2022 exceeding US$27 billion.
The Group provides quality and value to Asian consumers by offering leading brands, a compelling retail experience and great service; all delivered through a strong store network supported by efficient supply chains.
The Group (including associates and joint ventures) operates under a number of well-known brands across food, health and beauty, home furnishings, restaurants and other retailing.
The Group’s parent company, DFI Retail Group Holdings Limited, is incorporated in Bermuda and has a primary listing in the standard segment of the London Stock Exchange, with secondary listings in Bermuda and Singapore. The Group’s businesses are managed from Hong Kong by DFI Retail Group Management Services Limited through its regional offices.
DFI Retail Group is a member of the Jardine Matheson Group.
Brands managed by DFI Retail Group include Cold Storage, CS Fresh, Jasons Deli, Guardian, Giant and 7-Eleven.
KPMG is a global organization of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. KPMG is the brand under which the member firms of KPMG International Limited ("KPMG International") operate and provide professional services. "KPMG" is used to refer to individual member firms within the KPMG organization or to one or more member firms collectively.
KPMG firms operate in 143 countries and territories with more than 265,000 partners and employees working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describe itself as such. Each KPMG member firm is responsible for its own obligations and liabilities.
KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entity do not provide services to clients.
For more detail about our structure, please visit kpmg.com/governance.
Aden Group is a privately owned, Asia-based company with 25 years of experience in managing and optimizing facilities for better efficiency, environmental sustainability, and ESG reporting. Originally focused on facilities management, Aden has expanded its operations to include greenfield and brownfield projects, offering solutions for energy, technical assets, EV charging stations, and water management. Aden serves MNCs and domestic clients in various sectors, including industry, commercial, healthcare, education, and smart cities, with a focus on the Asian market. Additionally, Aden is the incubator of Akila, an ESG-first digital twin platform for the built environment, which it uses as its primary tool for digitalization and ESG reporting.
AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.
For over 75 years, Arup has been recognised for its vision, talent, and tenacity.
Dedicated to sustainable development, the firm is a collective of 17,000 designers, advisors and experts working across 140 countries. Founded to be both humane and excellent, we collaborate with our clients and partners using imagination, technology, and rigour to shape a better world.
Atelier Ten are environmental design consultants who place sustainability at the centre of every project. They help clients achieve high-performance, sustainable, award-winning buildings that don't waste energy or resources. By recognising and analysing opportunities for improving energy efficiency, water conservation, visual and thermal comfort, material selection, and carbon emissions reductions, they provide integrated, full-service engineering and consulting on environmental design, building systems performance analysis, lighting and daylighting design, benchmarking, environmental masterplanning, strategic sustainability planning, and inter-related services.
Cundall is an award-winning international consultancy providing multi-disciplinary engineering and design advisory services with sustainability at our core. With more than 25 offices around the globe, Cundall combines international experience with local knowledge to deliver tailored solutions for our client’s individual needs.
Our team of engineers delivers innovative solutions to address the project’s whole life cycle and provides professional services from business level strategy and governance through to building performance and design. Driven by the consideration of people, design, environment, economics and technology, Cundall has proven that sustainability and commercial pragmatism are not mutually exclusive but are inextricably linked.
Our mission is to play a key role in making buildings more energy-efficient, sustainable and cost-effective to operate.
To learn more, visit https://www.cundall.com and connect with Cundall on Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With approximately $15 billion in annual revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector. Visit jacobs.com and connect with Jacobs on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
Jiangmen Ventures believes in technology-driven innovation. Founded by the core team of Microsoft China Accelerator in 2015, the company has established its Talent community, Venture Capital, and Innovation Consulting to identify, invest, and support the next-generation startup and its founders. Jiangmen Ventures is establishing its network in Southeast Asia to promote mutual innovation exchange between China and SEA area.
Mott MacDonald is a global engineering, management, and development firm. Together with our clients, we're solving the world's most intricate challenges. Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in all we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities, and employee opportunities. Our network of experts bring together diverse skills, experience, and insight, to turn obstacles into sustainable solutions.
National Environment Agency
The National Environment Agency (NEA) is the leading public organisation responsible for ensuring a clean and sustainable environment for Singapore. Its key roles are to improve and sustain a clean environment, promote sustainability and resource efficiency, maintain high public health standards, provide timely and reliable meteorological information, and encourage a vibrant hawker culture. NEA works closely with its partners and the community to develop and spearhead environmental and public health initiatives and programmes. It is committed to motivating every individual to care for the environment as a way of life, in order to build a liveable and sustainable Singapore for present and future generations.
For more information, visit www.nea.gov.sg.
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PUB is a statutory board under the Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment (MSE). It is the national water agency, which manages Singapore's water supply, water catchment, and used water in an integrated way. From April 2020, PUB also took on the responsibility of protecting Singapore's coastline from sea-level rise as the national coastal protection agency.
PUB has ensured a diversified and sustainable supply of water for Singapore with the Four National Taps (local catchment water, imported water, NEWater, desalinated water). PUB leads and coordinates whole-of-government efforts to protect Singapore from the threat of rising seas and the holistic management of inland and coastal flood risks.
PUB calls on everyone to play a part in conserving water, in keeping our waterways clean, and in caring for Singapore's precious water resources. If we all do our little bit, there will be enough water for all our needs – for commerce and industry, for living, for life.
RMI, founded as Rocky Mountain Institute, is an independent nonprofit founded in 1982 that transforms global energy systems through market-driven solutions to align with a 1.5°C future and secure a clean, prosperous, zero-carbon future for all. We work in the world's most critical geographies and engage businesses, policymakers, communities, and NGOs to identify and scale energy system interventions that will cut greenhouse gas emissions at least 50 percent by 2030. RMI has offices in Basalt and Boulder, Colorado; New York City; Oakland, California; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.
More information on RMI can be found at www.rmi.org or follow us on Twitter @RockyMtnInst.
RSK is a leading integrated environmental, engineering and technical services group made up of over 100 businesses. The group is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has an established presence in more than 40 countries around the world.
For over 30 years, RSK has been helping organisations realise their business goals efficiently, cost-effectively and with the minimum environmental and social impact. We deliver practical solutions to some of the greatest challenges of our time. As a client-focused business, our services are constantly evolving to directly respond to or pre-empt global conditions and legislative drivers.
Schneider's purpose is to empower all to make the most of our energy and resources, bridging progress and sustainability for all. We call this Life Is On.
Our mission is to be your digital partner for Sustainability and Efficiency.
We drive digital transformation by integrating world-leading process and energy technologies, end-point to cloud connecting products, controls, software and services, across the entire lifecycle, enabling integrated company management, for homes, buildings, data centers, infrastructure, and industries.
We are the most local of global companies. We are advocates of open standards and partnership ecosystems that are passionate about our shared Meaningful Purpose, Inclusive and Empowered values.
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Taronga Ventures is a globally leading technology and innovation investor focused on real estate, infrastructure and the wider built environment. The group consists of the RealTech Ventures Fund, the RealTechX series of innovation programs and Taronga Advisory, operating out of offices in Singapore and Australia. The Fund is backed by global institutional investors and major real asset owners. The Fund invests into scalable technology and innovation that enhances or challenges the traditional real estate and infrastructure sectors. Taronga Ventures is focused on investing in strategic opportunities and providing its institutional partners first mover advantage, whilst maintaining a focus on creating a better built environment, through sustainable and responsible investment practices. Recognising that climate change is the biggest global challenge we all face, Taronga Ventures has been independently certified as being 100% carbon neutral.
TechNarwhals is a bespoke Singaporean Engineering Consultancy serving the Digital Built Environment in the Southeast Asia region. Having decades of experience across various engineering industries in CAD, GIS, BIM and Simulation, we are excited to come alongside SMEs in their journey to adopt digital technologies, reality capture and generative design in construction and manufacturing to build a more resilient and sustainable world.
The Green Collective
Green Collective is Singapore's first collective of sustainable brands curated based on the 17 UN SDGs. Working with a mission to empower consumers and businesses with better choices for a better life and planet, the Green Collective works with small brands and through our own and partner retail network provides them a whole host of omnichannel retail services in Singapore.
The Institution of Engineers, Singapore
The Institution of Engineers, Singapore was formally established on July 1966 as the national society of engineers in Singapore. IES is the premier engineering Institution in Singapore and is often called upon by the Government to provide feedback on professional engineering matters.
IES is well represented among the faculty members of the major engineering institutions of higher learning in Singapore. Through close collaboration with the local universities and polytechnics, IES organises courses, seminars and talks for engineers and IES members to advance the continuous development of engineers.
The Institution maintains close links with professional organisations of engineers regionally and throughout the world. These include organisations in Australia, China, Japan, United Kingdom and the United States. The Institution also represents Singapore in the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO), ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (AFEO) and the Federation of Engineering Institutions of Asia and the Pacific (FEIAP) in promoting goodwill and fellowship among all engineers in the region and internationally.
Through its Engineering Accreditation Board (EAB), IES obtained full signatory status in the Washington Accord (WA) in June 2006. The entry grants IES the authority to represent Singapore, the first country within the ASEAN region which has obtained full signatory status in the WA, to vet education systems under the WA mutual recognition framework.
To raise the technical competencies of engineers in Singapore and promote engineering to the community, IES has introduced the Chartered Engineer Programme, World Engineers Summit and National Engineers Day. Its training arm, the IES Academy, has also been actively involved in conducting courses/workshops to raise the competency and upskill engineers in order to better equip them in the fast-changing engineering landscape.
A global leader in applied safety science, UL Solutions transforms safety, security and sustainability challenges into opportunities for customers in more than 100 countries. UL Solutions delivers testing, inspection and certification services, together with software products and advisory offerings, that support our customers' product innovation and business growth. The UL Certification Marks serve as a recognized symbol of trust in our customers' products and reflect an unwavering commitment to advancing our safety mission. We help our customers innovate, launch new products and services, navigate global markets and complex supply chains and grow sustainably and responsibly into the future. Our science is your advantage.
Wavemaker Impact is the first VC-backed climate tech venture builder in Southeast Asia. The Wavemaker Impact team co-founds sustainability startups with proven entrepreneurs, with the goal of reducing the global carbon budget by 10% by 2035. Every company that Wavemaker Impact builds is a ‘100x100’ company - a startup with the potential to abate 100 million metric tons of carbon and be a US$100-million revenue business. The founding team has previously built over 15 companies (including unicorns and an IPO) from scratch and invested over US$300 million in Asian tech companies, including 35 greentech startups. For more information, visit https://wavemakerimpact.com/.
Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Council
Established on 1 April 2008, the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Council comprises leaders appointed from major industry sectors (including construction, manufacturing, marine industries, petrochemicals, and logistics), government, unions, employers as well as professionals from the legal and academic fields. The Council works closely with the Ministry of Manpower and other government agencies, the tripartite partners, the industry, and professional associations to develop strategies to raise WSH standards in Singapore. The Council's main functions are to build industry capabilities to better manage WSH; promote safety and health at work and recognise companies with good WSH records; and set acceptable WSH practices.
More information can be found at www.wshc.sg.
Catalonia Trade & Investment (aka ACCIÓ) is the public agency that works to attract foreign direct investment to Barcelona and Catalonia, promoting the area as an attractive, innovative and competitive business location. We connect businesses to the key strategic sectors. We promote internationalization and innovation. We help Catalan business and startups boost their competitiveness. Headquartered in Barcelona, ACCIÓ operates from 40 offices around the world covering more than 100 markets to provide support to Catalan companies in international expansion as well as linking Catalan start-ups, SMEs and large corporations to business partners worldwide. With Catalonia’s strategic location for innovation, entrepreneurship and R&D activities, ACCIÓ is also committed to the promotion of innovation projects between Catalan companies as well as R&D centres and their peers internationally in identifying the suppliers and technological partners that best fit on specific needs. www.catalonia.com
Asia Sustainability Angels
Asia Sustainability Angels is a community of individuals who are passionate about sustainability and want to put their money where their interests lie. We invest in start-ups and early stage businesses in Southeast Asia that are focused on creating solutions that mitigate climate change or improve the environment.
We come from a multitude of backgrounds, ranging from technology companies and banks to venture capital firms and international organizations.
Austrade is Australia’s leading trade and investment agency.
We have the power to open doors, unlock opportunities overseas and help Australian businesses go further, faster.
We also introduce foreign investors to Australian partners, strengthening global supply chains, creating local jobs and boosting the economy.
Promoting Australia’s growth and prosperity is why we’re here.
Bridge+ by CapitaLand offers flexible workspace solutions that combine modern office necessities with dynamic programming and connects people through community events and programmes. Bridge+ pride itself upon the principle of bridging and creating possibilities, we build an ecosystem of spaces, places & experiences for our clients and partners.
Our members enjoy the experience of working in a co-working environment, and also the benefits of being part of the wider building community where Bridge+ is housed in. To date, we have 6 products under the Bridge+ umbrella, including co-working, fitted out office, shared meeting rooms, shared laboratories etc.
In a nutshell, Bridge+ provide tenants with flexibility and legroom for growth amid uncertainties.
Established in 2009, Eco-Business is an independent media and business intelligence company dedicated to sustainable development and ESG performance.
It publishes high quality, trusted news and views in multimedia formats on business and policy developments around the world with a sustainability and ESG-focused lens.
Eco-Business provides research and consulting on a wide range of issues which create strategic value for our partners and clients. It owns and creates thought-leadership platforms which inform policymaking, improve business practices and foster collaboration among different sectors.
Eco-Business is headquartered in Singapore, with a presence in Manila, Bangalore, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur and correspondents in major cities across the world.
Embassy of Denmark
The Danish Embassy represents Denmark in Singapore.
Led by Ambassador Sandra Jensen Landi, we work on strengthening trade relations, cultural exchange and knowledge sharing across Singaporean and Danish markets, while at the same time promoting cooperation and diplomatic relations between our two countries.
The Trade Council at the Embassy works with Danish companies on entering the Singaporean market or expanding existing business in the region.
Embassy of Finland
Embassy of Finland in Singapore promotes Finland and cooperation with Finland and Finnish organizations.
We help Finnish researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs and companies to find partners and business in Singapore, and through Singapore, in Southeast Asia.
We help to connect with Finnish investment opportunities, establish business operations to Finland and find relocation opportunities there.
At ENGIE Factory, we partner with founders to build new climate-tech startups to help us accelerate our transition to a carbon-neutral economy. ENGIE Factory is a startup studio of ENGIE Group. ENGIE is a global leader in low-carbon energy and services, committed to driving energy transition through innovative energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions.
ENGIE Factory works with founders to ideate, validate, launch and commercialise their startups. Each venture is an independent company led by founders. The venture is also backed by ENGIE which gives founders access to global business networks and resources. After the venture is launched, ENGIE Factory continues to support the startup over the next few years through their growth stage. Because every venture is backed by ENGIE, our founders get inside access to ENGIE’s global business networks and resources, and support from a dedicated team in ENGIE Factory.
European Chamber of Commerce (Singapore)
The European Chamber of Commerce (Singapore), also known as EuroCham Singapore, represents the common interests of the European business community in promoting bilateral trade, services and investments between Europe, Singapore and the region.
We are a unique network of European and local corporations based in Singapore, representatives from European National Business Groups in Singapore, strategic partners and trade associations and we have a deep appreciation of the local governmental bodies.
Established in 2001, we are officially endorsed by the European Union Delegation to Singapore and your trusted partner in bridging you with local government bodies and other reputable stakeholder organisations.
We provide our members with a forum for advocacy, networking and information sharing. We highlight their interests through the activities of 12 sector and topic-driven committees and through our flagship programmes on themes like Sustainability, The Future of Mobility, Digital Economy, and Sustainable Air Travel.
Find out more at eurocham.org.sg.
German Entrepreneurship Asia (GEA)
As a valued partner to startups, corporations, universities and public organizations, German Entrepreneurship shapes the future by empowering innovation. Targeted programs like German Accelerator, Scaler8, the EU-India Innocenter, Master Accelerator and Scale-up.NRW address European and international startups as they transition into the world’s most thriving economies.
Since 2008, the German Entrepreneurship team has guided more than 850 startups with its global network of experts – including German unicorns like Flixbus and Celonis.
Over 500 innovation projects, ranging from innovation coaching to corporate accelerators, were successfully completed on behalf of DAX-listed and medium-sized enterprises.
German Entrepreneurship has offices in Munich, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Singapore, Tokyo, Silicon Valley, Boston and New York, and operates with close partners located in India and South Korea.
GGV Capital is a global venture capital firm that invests in local founders. As a multi-stage, sector-focused firm, GGV focuses on seed-to-growth stage investments across enterprise tech, smart tech, social/internet and new technology sectors.
The firm was established nearly two decades ago in Singapore and Silicon Valley to provide multi-stage investment to the best globally-minded business founders, including Alibaba, Ctrip, Grab, Hashicorp, Loggi, Opendoor, Peloton, Poshmark, Square, Slack, TikTok, Udaan, Youku-Tudou and more. We quickly established ourselves as a global firm with five offices around the world.
Today we’re expanding our global footprint with investment roadmaps across the US, Latin America, Israel, Southeast Asia, China and India, growing to manage 13 funds with over $6.2 billion AUM (with $5bn raised this decade).
Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS)
UN Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS) is the local chapter of the United Nations Global Compact. As the leading voice on corporate sustainability in Singapore, GCNS drives multi-stakeholder action to forge a more sustainable future, founded on the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact and the Sustainable Development Goals.
Through various platforms and partnerships, GCNS advances the stewardship of sustainable business practices in Singapore’s national agenda of becoming a regional sustainable business hub.
Led by entrepreneurs, seasoned angel investors, corporates, and VCs, GoMassive Earth Network (GEN) is working to solve the biggest challenges of our times, which are Climate Change and Pollution.
GoMassive also sees them as biggest opportunities. GoMassive invests in sustainability start-ups solving climate change & pollution. The network brings access to capital, mentorship, and validation of ideas through its partnerships with research labs, tech academia, and policy think tanks. GoMassive has evaluated 500+ startups in the pollution space since 2019.
At GoMassive, we are addressing the challenges of Climate Change / Pollution through following initiatives:
ClimateAngels Fund: ClimateAngels is a SEBI registered CAT I Fund and world’s only platform dedicated to channelise investments in startups solving climate change. It invests in the main themes of Electric Mobility, Clean Energy, Agriculture, Water, Waste, and Circular Economy. ClimateAngels has already done 12 investments.
GoMassive Incubator: GoMassive runs incubation/bootcamps for start-ups working in Climate Change sector. It is also working at Agra to capture 9000 tons of plastic from leaking into water bodies and operates Waste.Live - an AI/Machine Learning tool to identify plastic waste.
Massive Earth Foundation: The Foundation carries out research in Air Pollution and is also setting up projects in the areas of wetlands/forests. It also operates LowCarbon.Earth - an accelerator in partnership with UNEP focused on low carbon start-ups in Asia. MEF regularly organises NXT Series of events to carry discussions on Waste/Mobility and organizes Massive Earth Summit – a global marquee event.
For more information, visit www.gomassive.in, or write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Helsinki Partners is a city marketing, investment and talent attraction company owned by the City of Helsinki.
Our mission is to promote the city’s sustainable growth, to attract investments, businesses, talent and visitors, to conduct international sales and marketing, as well as to build Helsinki’s global brand and reputation.
Founded in 1999, iGlobe Partners is a premier venture capital fund manager investing in early-stage technology startups in the areas of Smart Cities, Fintech, Healthtech and Biotech. First established in Silicon Valley and headquartered in Singapore today, the firm has an extensive global network and a strong track record of enabling startups to scale game-changing innovations across geographies. The team has managed funds exceeding US$400 million and has continually delivered top-quartile fund performance to investors, giving rise to multiple unicorns and successful exits including Unity Software (NYSE: U), Twist Bioscience (NASDAQ: TWST), ACSL (TYO: 6232), Matterport (NASDAQ: MTTR), Hippo Holdings (NYSE: HIPO), Ginkgo Bioworks (NYSE: DNA) and NerdWallet (NASDAQ: NRDS).
Impact Hub is a global network of impact-driven entrepreneurs, creators, innovators and intrapreneurs – taking action to create a better tomorrow for people and the planet.
Founded in London in 2005, Impact Hub has grown to a network of 24,250 people, spread across 100+ cities in 60+ countries. In 2017, Impact Hub Shanghai broke ground in China.
Like our worldwide counterparts, we support entrepreneurs with incubation programs and community events, address innovational needs of corporates, institutions, and governments, and incubate solutions to systemic challenges - all towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
InnoSpace is a startup community providing effective startup incubation, scale-up acceleration, and corporate innovation service. InnoSpace corporate innovation platform aims to facilitate digital transformation across industries with innovative technology and to accelerate startup growth with industrial resources. With ""commercialization of technology innovation"" as its core, cutting-edge technology and novel business model as its focus, InnoSpace connects application scenario from industries, emerging technologies and solutions from startups, as well as investment from venture capital. Together these form a super power house for its corporate-startup co-innovation ecosystem.
IoT Tribe and the Net Zero Tech Alliance accelerates the growth and adoption of disruptive technologies globally. As a trusted partner to corporates, government agencies, investors, startups, SMEs and other ecosystem players across industry verticals worldwide, IoT Tribe brings together communities where tech talent and partnerships can thrive. We enable corporates and the public sector to disrupt the future through fast-track technology adoption and co-creation, data-driven insights, accelerators, strategic tech initiatives and programmes. We achieve this through a unique, highly collaborative and curated technology ecosystem that drives disruption. We offer our partners unparalleled access to technologies and partnerships that can fuel their businesses and startups access to an equity-free accelerator that will help them scale. For more information, please visit https://www.iottribe.org/. For more information on the Net Zero Tech Alliance, please visit http://netzerotechalliance.org/
Korea International Trade Association (KITA)
Founded in 1946, the Korea International Trade Association (KITA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting international trade and investment between Korea and the rest of the world. Representing over 70,000 Korean companies, KITA provides a wide range of trade-related services and resources, including market research, trade promotion, and trade education programs. With offices and representatives around the world, KITA is committed to enhancing Korea's global economic competitiveness and fostering greater cooperation and understanding among nations.
Launchgarage is the premiere technology accelerator for traction stage startups in the Philippines comprised of a large and diverse global network of industry experts, stakeholders, investors, and collaborators that aims to bring local companies to the global market through deal-flow facilitation, advisory and various programs.
It was founded in 2016 by Jay Fajardo and Jojo Flores, two of the country’s most revered and well-known icons in the tech industry.
Malaysia PropTech Association (MPA)
The Malaysia PropTech Association (MPA) is an association incorporated in 2017 to promote and create awareness about digital transformation and the application of technology in the transformation process of the real estate, property development and construction industries in Malaysia.
MPA represents and promotes the interests of all those that form part of the PropTech & ConTech ecosystem i.e. PropTech and ConTech start-ups and companies, property & real estate companies, PropTech investors and professional service providers in Real Estate.
MPA is committed in adding value to its members and the industries by organising seminars, knowledge sharing and work-shops as well as connecting its members with market players, universities and being part of the international PropTech / ConTech community.
We work with government, regulatory bodies, industry stakeholders and leaders to overcome barriers to PropTech and ConTech growth and provide business opportunities to our members.
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New Energy Nexus
New Energy Nexus is the world’s leading ecosystem of funds and accelerators supporting diverse clean energy entrepreneurs, from emerging tech through to clean energy deployment and adoption.
We operate programs in the USA, China, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, Uganda, Nigeria and Australia.
Nordic Innovation House (NIH)
Nordic Innovation House is a connector accelerating high-quality Nordic tech startups, scaleups and growth companies.
Via our strong community and network, we connect Nordic companies with the right ecosystem stakeholders. Supported by Nordic Innovation, we are a unique collaboration between the Nordic countries. We have a presence in Silicon Valley, Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo that provides a global network and framework tailored to serve the local ecosystem needs.
In Singapore, our focus areas include Sustainable Ocean Economy, Green Energy, Circular Business Models, Smart Connectivity and Mobility and Life Science and Health Tech.
To learn more about our activities, visit https://www.nordicinnovationhouse.com/singapore/
NUS Enterprise, the entrepreneurial arm of the National University of Singapore (NUS), plays a pivotal role in advancing innovation and entrepreneurship at NUS and beyond. It actively promotes entrepreneurship and cultivates global mind-sets and talents through the synergies of experiential entrepreneurial education, active industry partnerships, holistic entrepreneurship support and catalytic entrepreneurship outreach. Its initiatives and global connections support a range of entrepreneurial journeys and foster ecosystem building in new markets. These initiatives augment and complement the University’s academic programmes and act as a unique bridge to industry well beyond Singapore’s shores.
Padang & Co
Padang & Co enables the world's largest organisations to address Southeast Asia's challenges today and opportunities of tomorrow through collaborations with innovative, agile companies.
To catalyse these collaborations at scale, they curate thematic communities: Agriculture, Food, Health, Smart(er) Cities, and Sustainability.
They create events and programmes for these communities, which in turn changes the way we innovate to drive sustainable growth, meet the global Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 and support organisations' and countries' drive for Net Zero targets.
ParticleX is a Hong Kong-based investment firm and innovation catalyst, dedicated to early-stage technology startups. We leverage our extensive network, financial resources, and research expertise to expedite technological advancements and support startups in seizing global opportunities. Our core focus lies in disruptive technologies and the implementation of groundbreaking innovations across various business sectors. At ParticleX, we empower visionary tech startups to transform industries and create a better, more connected world.
Pinnacle by Golden Equator
The learning and development business of Golden Equator, Pinnacle, provides a range of programme initiatives, spanning NextGen empowerment and upskilling as well as entrepreneurship bootcamps. We believe that learning should go beyond the passive absorption of information and this drives our decision to bring in experts who engage in hands-on sessions with our clients.
For more information, please visit: https://www.pinnaclelearning.global/
Quest Ventures Quest Ventures is a top venture capital firm in Asia.
Anchored by Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, investors in Quest Ventures include sovereign wealth funds, institutional investors, family offices, and well-known senior executives and entrepreneurs in Asia.
Venture Capital for Startups Since 2011, Quest Ventures has focused on an overarching ‘digital economy’ strategy across Asia, and is a top venture capital firm in artificial intelligence, e-commerce and marketplaces, entertainment, finance, food, insurance, logistics, media, property, sports, and the Islamic digital economy. Portfolio companies include industry leaders such as 99.co, Carousell, Carro, Glife, Hepmil, Oddle, Shopback, VulcanPost, Xfers, and Yummy Corporation.
Innovation for Enterprises In partnership with Silicon Valley’s pre-eminent Applied Innovation Institute, Quest Ventures’ enterprise innovation initiative drives industry and corporate transformation for at-risk sectors based on world class research, local knowledge, and collaboration with startups. Sectors covered include alternative food, aviation, banking, insurance, logistics & transportation, oil & gas, and smart cities.
Clients include Applied Materials, Coca-Cola, HP, Nissan, and Tencent. Impact Capital for Good Quest Ventures’ multi-dimensional environment, social and governance strategy was the first in Asia for a venture firm, and supports a range of social good initiatives across Asia for financial inclusion, gender, healthcare and education for all. Impact acceleration initiatives include advocacy, investment, world class partner benefits, and collaborations with the venture portfolio. Portfolio organisations include Ethis, Hatch, and Social Collider. Potential of Asia Asia’s potential is ultimately realized in its people.
By the end of 2021, Quest Ventures’ portfolio of 100+ venture-backed companies operate in more than 150 cities across Asia, creating employment and advancement opportunities for more than 4,400 employees, while our Enterprise and ESG efforts directly impact thousands more.
At SGInnovate, we build and scale Deep Tech startups into high potential companies with global impact. We believe that hard global problems can be solved using Deep Tech, and Singapore, where we are based, is uniquely positioned to realise Deep Tech innovations that can tackle these challenges. We focus on adding tangible value to the Deep Tech startup ecosystem in two key areas – development of Human Capital and deployment of Investment Capital. With the support of our partners and co-investors, we back entrepreneurial scientists through equity-based investments, access to talent and business-building advice. Our efforts are prioritised around emerging technologies such as Advanced Manufacturing, AgriFood, Healthcare and Biomedical Sciences and Sustainability, which represent impactful and scalable answers to global challenges.
SGInnovate is a private-limited company wholly owned by the Singapore Government. For more information, please visit www.sginnovate.com.
Singapore Green Building Council
The Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC) enables sustainability across the building and construction value chain, championing capability development and innovative solutions that support industry transformation through our Membership, Certification and outreach programmes.
The repository of proven green building solutions helps to enable green procurement in the industry, profiling leading and innovative solutions that go towards building a greener, healthier built environment. Together with a growing pool of industry-recognised Green Mark Accredited Professionals, SGBC addresses every touchpoint of the green building ecosystem.
For more information, please visit https://www.sgbc.sg
Singapore University of Technology and Design
The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) is established to advance knowledge and nurture technically-grounded leaders and innovators to serve societal needs, with a focus on Design, through an integrated multi-disciplinary curriculum and multi-disciplinary research.
Sistem Global Consulting
Sistem Global Consulting is one of the leading professional services companies in Türkiye with a focus on technology, engineering and manufacturing oriented companies of all sectors and sizes including start-ups and scale-ups. In-house team of 550+ people come from different backgrounds such as law, finance, intellectual property, and engineering. Sistem Global works closely with both local clients and with foreign investors and companies coming to Türkiye on solutions such as market research, investment and feasibility studies, company establishment, payroll, legal/tax/accounting compliance and consulting services, international projects, access to grants and incentives, IP. We have quite a few collaborations and consulting engagements with institutions that drive investment and technology in Türkiye. We strive to create value for the technology and manufacturing ecosystem by building bridges with global stakeholders all around the world. With our offices in London, Berlin and Singapore, we assist our clients as they grow their businesses abroad with services focused on softlanding, business development, sales opportunities and exports. Via our office in Brussels, we are able to support our clients access EU grants and incentives.
Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore
The Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) is the city-state’s national institute for applied solar energy research.
Since its inception in 2008, the institute has emerged as one of the leading solar energy laboratories in the world. SERIS is supported by NUS, the National Research Foundation Singapore (NRF), the Energy Market Authority of Singapore (EMA) and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB).
SERIS conducts research, development, deployment, testing and consulting on solar energy technologies and their integration into urban infrastructures, buildings, and power systems. The institute’s R&D spectrum covers industrially relevant materials, components, processes, systems and services, with an emphasis on solar photovoltaic (PV) cells, modules and systems.
This serves the nation’s need for solar adoption and industry development, and also supports the Singapore government’s pledge to reduce the nation’s carbon emissions. SERIS is globally active but focuses on technologies and services for tropical regions, in particular for Singapore and South-East Asia.
SERIS collaborates closely with universities, research organisations, government agencies and industry, both locally and globally.
StartupX is an innovation, venture and startup enabler. We partner with leading corporations to collaborate with startups, run global programmes like HyperScale to help companies grow, build vibrant communities to support the next generation of founders, and help local governments build and develop thriving ecosystems. Our initiatives are supported by a select group of over 400 mentors, investors, founders, and corporate leaders across Southeast Asia and beyond. Based in Singapore, we work with companies from all over the world with the goal to drive impactful innovation on a global scale.
TNGlobal is a Pan-Asia tech platform offering premium tech news, industry insights, events, and tailor-made marketing solutions for startups, VCs, corporates, and other industry pioneers.
With a vast network in global innovation and entrepreneurship, TNGlobal facilitates cross-border partnerships and businesses. TNGlobal is a spin-off of TechNode, China’s no. 1 innovation and entrepreneurship platform.
The Startup Buddy | Zero Emissions Fund
The Startup Buddy is South East Asia’s largest virtual Accelerator as a Service founded in Singapore in 2016 by Robin Teurlings and Denny Huang Yangfeng.
It supports and is trusted by 3500 startups, 1500 investors and 100 enterprise customers (Amazon Web Services, Standard Chartered Bank, Canadian Technology Accelerator, Enterprise Singapore, Temasek-, Ngee Ann- and Republic Polytechnic, National University Singapore (NUS), etc.).
The Startup Buddy is very experienced in organizing and managing successful programs for startup cohorts. It has hosted and is running programs for enterprises like: Amazon Web Services (SDG Innovation Roadshow 2022), Canadian Technology Accelerator (ASEAN Cleantech 2022-23), German Accelerator, Temasek Polytechnic, Republic Polytechnic, Netherlands Enterprise Agency and more...
TRIREC is a Singapore based climate tech VC focused on decarbonization that invests globally. The firm aims to support early stage founders solving the climate crisis. TRIREC believes helping startups grow their sound business models and critical innovations, will yield significant investment returns while achieving a sustainable and positive impact on the environment.
UK’s Department for International Trade
UK Department for International Trade, British High Commission Singapore The Department for International Trade (DIT) provides trade and investment services and practical business support.
We help UK companies succeed in Singapore, and Singapore companies set up and invest in the UK.
Find out more at https://www.great.gov.uk/international/
Urban Land Institute
The Urban Land Institute (ULI) is a non-profit education and research institute supported by its members. Its mission is to shape the future of the built environment for transformative impact in communities worldwide. Established in 1936, the Institute has more than 45,000 members worldwide representing all aspects of land use and development disciplines.
Victoria Government Trade & Investment (VGTI)
The Victorian Government Trade and Investment (VGTI) Southeast Asia underpins Victoria’s offshore investment attraction and trade promotion operations, supports government and business engagement between Victoria and relevant markets.
The VGTI offices focus on supporting foreign investment into Victoria, the facilitation of exports from Victoria, and more generally the promotion of Victoria as an international destination for business, students and tourists. In Southeast Asia, VGTI offices are located in Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Singapore and Ho Chi Minh City.
XNode is Enterprise Singapore's Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) partner for China to help Singapore technology startups and SMEs set up, test-bed and commercialise their solutions, or co-innovate with partners in Shanghai and Shenzhen through a series of highly-customised programmes and activities that will grant them access to the Chinese market, including potential investors, partners, customers and talent resources.