Temasek is an investment company with a net portfolio value of S$403 billion (US$297b, €268b, £227b, RMB1.89t) as at 31 March 2022.
Our Purpose “So Every Generation Prospers” guides us to make a difference for today’s and future generations. Our Temasek Charter defines our three roles as an Investor, Institution and Steward, and shapes our ethos to do well, do right and do good.
Sustainability is at the core of all that we do. We are committed to catalysing solutions to global challenges and activating capital – financial, human, social and natural – to bring about a better and more inclusive world for all.
Temasek has overall corporate credit ratings of Aaa/AAA by rating agencies Moody’s Investors Service and S&P Global Ratings respectively.
Headquartered in Singapore, we have 13 offices in 9 countries around the world: Beijing, Hanoi, Mumbai, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Singapore in Asia; and London, Brussels, New York, San Francisco, Washington DC, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo outside Asia.
For more information on Temasek, please visit www.temasek.com.sg
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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 industry 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
GenZero is founded by Temasek, a global investment firm headquartered in Singapore.
GenZero believes in investing through patient capital and strategic partnerships to accelerate decarbonization and reduce global carbon emissions. The world is our shared responsibility. We must take action today to achieve net zero, for our future generations.
GenZero’s mandate enables us to invest in a range of opportunities that delivers positive climate impact alongside long-term sustainable financial returns.
GGV Capital is a global venture capital firm focused on multi-stage, sector-focused investments. Recognizing that the talent to build great companies can come from anywhere, the firm invests in founders building category-leading companies around the world. Founded in 2000 with roots in Singapore and Silicon Valley, GGV has expanded with additional offices in San Francisco, Shanghai, and Beijing. The firm manages $9.2 billion in investments across the United States, Canada, China, Southeast Asia, India, Latin America, and Israel. Over the past two decades, the firm has backed more than 400 companies, including Affirm, Airbnb, Alibaba, Boss Zhipin, Bowery Farming, Grab, HashiCorp, Hello, Peloton, Qunar/Ctrip, Slack, Square, XPeng, and more. More information can be found at www.ggvc.com.
Founded in 2008, Matrix Partners China is one of the leading venture capital firms focused on early stage and early growth deals in China, now managing over 55 billion RMB.
Matrix Partners China mainly invests in new economy, deep technology, industrial digitalization, healthcare, frontier technology and new consumer brands. The firm has invested in more than 700 companies, including XPeng, Li-Auto, Futu Securities, Guazi，Eleme, Youzan, Ronbaymat, Xgimi, Momo, PingCap, Peijia Medical, Career International, Chemclin, Beisen, Lexin, ZiHaiGuo, ITcast, METAX and so on.
Matrix Partners China has over 40 investment professionals with deep sector knowledge. The firm also established one of the largest portfolio management teams in the market. Over 100 professionals formed 10 different functions including strategy and operation consulting, recruiting, and healthcare services, etc., to provide value added services to entrepreneurs.
The Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment (MSE) is committed to providing Singaporeans with a clean and sustainable environment, and resilient supplies of safe food and water.
It works with its three statutory boards – the National Environment Agency (NEA), PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, and the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) – to achieve its mission through innovation, vibrant partnerships and co-operation across the private, public and people (3P) sectors.
Mott MacDonald is a global engineering, management, and development firm. Together with our clients, we're solving the world's most intricate challenges. We search out the connections others fail to make, to unlock creativity and deliver better outcomes for the lives we touch every day.
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.
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.
Pan-United Corporation Ltd is a listed Asia-based technology company catalysing change in the ready-mix concrete and logistics space. Through concrete innovation, it has advanced to the global forefront of low-carbon-footprint concrete technology. As a believer in sustainability for over two decades, Pan-United has developed in-house more than 300 highly specialised concrete solutions for all urban built environment needs. Many of these solutions were created in collaboration with customers to address present and future specifications.
Pan-United’s circular economy model of product and process innovation, combined with waste reduction, provides a comprehensive approach to long-term sustainability of the ready-mix concrete industry. Its circular model is underlined by extensive digitalisation towards industry transformation. Pan-United takes pride in making concrete greener and stronger to decarbonise cities, working towards lowering the world’s carbon footprint and creating a safer world for future generations.
For more information, please visit: www.panunited.com.sg
RMI 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.
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.
The Office of Venture, Innovation & Entrepreneurship (VIE) is a catalyst for growth in innovation, enterprise, and entrepreneurship in SUTD. We support commercialisation of research and creation of startups and spinoffs by all SUTD affiliates through incubation, programmes and funding. Our goal is to foster a vibrant, innovative, and entrepreneurial culture within the SUTD community and beyond.
Taronga Ventures is Asia’s leading technology and innovation investor focused on the real estate sector and the wider built environment. The group consists of the RealTech Ventures Fund, the RealTechX Growth Program and Taronga Advisory and has offices in Singapore and Australia. The Fund is backed by global institutional investors and major real estate 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.
The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES), formally established in 1966, is the national society of engineers in Singapore. Its mission is to advance and promote engineering for the well-being of society.
With thought leaders from academia, the public, and the private sectors in Singapore counting amongst its members, IES is well-placed for collaboration between all stakeholders to organise various events for engineers and members to advance their continuous development. It is often called upon by the Government to provide feedback on professional engineering matters as well.
Through the Engineering Accreditation Board, IES plays a role in vetting engineering education systems here to ensure that they meet global standards. Other initiatives to raise the technical competencies of engineers and promote engineering to the community, include the Chartered Engineer Programme, World Engineers Summit and National Engineers Day.
The Institution also maintains close links with professional organisations of engineers around the world. By representing Singapore in international bodies, IES participates in promoting goodwill and fellowship among all. For more information, visit us at www.ies.org.sg
TiE Singapore is a vibrant ecosystem of Asian entrepreneurs, capital institution providers, senior corporate professionals, community builders, industry experts and thought leaders. It is a non-profit that inspires entrepreneurs through its mentoring programs and networking initiatives.
TiE is an open and inclusive organization. The members of TiE come from a variety of industries, start-up, corporate and academic backgrounds. They are united in their efforts to provide a dynamic and vibrant environment in which entrepreneurs can share their experiences and draw from a common pool of connections and knowledge.
Wavemaker Impact is the first VC climate-tech venture builder in South East Asia. Our goal is to reduce 10% of global carbon emissions. We will achieve this by building a portfolio of 100x100 companies that each have the potential to mitigate 100M tonnes of green house gases and generate $100M revenues. We focus on land use, agriculture, food, transport, industrial processes and building/construction sectors. Wavemaker impact was founded by five leading climate-tech entrepreneurs and tech VC’s, and is backed by Enterprise Singapore and UNDP.
The AGNIi Mission is a flagship initiative under the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India. It is one of nine technology Missions under the Prime Minister’s Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council (PM-STIAC).
The Mission catalyses the commercialisation of Indian emerging technologies. AGNIi helps private, public, and non-profit sector organisations upgrade capability and competitiveness with Indian startup and public R&D innovation. AGNIi has helped organisations from global multinationals to Government agencies and non-profits, leverage technologies from artificial intelligence (AI) and drones, to cleantech and food processing.
The Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser (PSA) partners with Invest India, the national investment promotion agency, to professionally execute the Mission.
ASEC (APAC Startup Ecosystem Community) is a free online community aiming to mitigate the gaps caused by lockdowns and travel bans through creating a virtual world for all startup activities to continue to take place. Started on April 26th 2020, we currently have 1,087 members of startup builders, investors, corporate, founders etc from across the APAC region. Signature virtual startup events: Office Hour with Investors, through which we matched 35 VCs from 7 countries with 37 startups from 11 countries, resulting in a total of 94 startup-investor 1:1 sessions completed. Link: https://discord.gg/PuSWqkW
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.
With over 600 members covering 33 countries, AVPN is Asia’s largest social investor network moving capital towards impact in Asia. We are committed to building a vibrant and high impact social investment community across Asia. AVPN is an advocate, capacity builder, and platform that cuts across private, public, and social sectors embracing all types of engagement to improve the effectiveness of members across the Asia Pacific region. AVPN’s mission is to catalyse a more strategic, collaborative, and outcome focused approach to philanthropy and social investing. To achieve this, we aim to increase the flow of financial, human and intellectual capital to the social sector, and ensure that capital is deployed as effectively as possible. For more information visit, www.avpn.asia.
For over 15 years, Amazon Web Services has been the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud offering. AWS has been continually expanding its services to support virtually any cloud workload, and it now has more than 200 fully featured services for compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, security, hybrid, virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), media, and application development, deployment, and management from 84 Availability Zones (AZs) within 26 geographic regions, with announced plans for 24 more Availability Zones and eight more AWS Regions in Australia, Canada India, Israel, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Arab Emirates. Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—trust AWS to power their infrastructure, become more agile, and lower costs. To learn more about AWS, visit aws.amazon.com.
Beyond the comfort and aesthetics, Bridge+ by CapitaLand provides a modern working environment where members learn and grow together within the community. We have created a suite of workspace with contemporary designs, generous collaborative spaces, various meeting rooms, large event venues and monthly calendars of programmes to support your business – whether you are an enterprising individual, driving a fast-growing scale-up, or an established chief executive of major companies requiring flexibility and agility.
The British High Commission in Singapore works to develop and sustain the important and longstanding relationship between the UK and Singapore.
The UK’s Department for International Trade, also seated within the British High Commission in Singapore, helps businesses export, drives inward and outward investment, negotiates market access and trade deals, and champions free trade.
We are an international economic department, responsible for:
- supporting and encouraging UK businesses to drive sustainable international growth
- ensuring the UK remains a leading destination for international investment
- opening markets, moulding the trade environment with new and existing partners which is free and fair
- using trade and investment to underpin the government’s agenda for a Global Britain and its ambitions for prosperity, stability, and security worldwide
Circular Cities Asia (CCAsia) is the region's first innovation and knowledge platform to make cities circular—smart, liveable and sustainable. To transition to circular economies, CCAsia believes innovation is key. By bridging circular economy principles with innovation, we can rework existing systems and shift to more sustainable development models.CCAsia's approach is to catalyse circular innovation from the ground up. Through their flagship initiative, the Circular Campus Programme, they partner with universities across the Asia-Pacific region to foster circular economy innovation on campuses and accelerate the best solutions to make them scalable in the larger urban context.CCAsia is an impact-led initiative of RENERGii, based in Singapore. To learn more visit: www.circularcities.asia
The Circular Economy Club (CEC) is the largest international network of Circular Economy professionals and organisations.
It has over 280 CEC local clubs in more than 140 countries. It is a non-profit and anyone can join the Club for free.
CEC aims to bring the Circular Economy to cities worldwide by promoting a “borrow-use and return” circular model rather than the current “take-make and dispose” linear model.
The CEC Singapore Chapter was founded in September 2018 and has a three-pronged approach:
- Drive awareness of the Circular Economy and circular systems thinking
- Build a robust CE Ecosystem by connecting key stakeholders
- Support CEC Global in their worldwide initiatives
CEC Singapore consists of a team of 6 people. Marialine Verdickt, the Club’s founder and advisor, has recently handed over the day-to-day management to Laura Iturria, who is assisted by Matt Carlisle and Joy Esther Gai Jiazi. Yann Follain and Paula Bisiau are ad-hoc expert collaborators.
Cocoon Capital is a Singapore-based venture capital firm focusing on early-stage, deep tech companies across Southeast Asia. The fund invests within the medtech, fintech, insurtech, and other deep tech verticals and has done a total of 24 investments till date. With its slogan “Dare to Change ”, it differentiates itself by working closely with its portfolio founders to unleash their potential to change the world.
Founded in 2015, Damson Capital is a United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG) aligned impact investment firm based in Singapore. With a core belief that positive purpose enterprises can drive impact and long-term profit, Damson looks to address access to essential services, improving livelihoods and the environment, and creating resilient communities by investing in Asia focused seed stage enterprises that demonstrate enterprise sustainability and strong potential for social or environmental impact.
The Department of Trade and Industry is the primary coordinative, promotive, facilitative and regulatory arm of the Philippine Government with the country’s trade, industry, and investment activities.
e27 is the startup ecosystem’s go-to platform for connections, insights, talent, and funding opportunities. It is our mission to empower you with the tools to build and grow your company, by providing you with the resources you need at various stages of your startup journey.
Eco-Business is the leading digital media company serving Asia Pacific’s clean technology, smart cities, responsible business and sustainable development community. Our platforms and services include the award-winning Eco-Business.com site, custom publications, market research and whitepapers, multimedia production, consultancy, training and high-impact bespoke events catered to deepen discussions on sustainability. We are headquartered in Singapore, with a presence in Sydney, Manila, Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong.
The EcoLabs Centre of Innovation for Energy is established jointly by NTU (Nanyang Technology University), Enterprise Singapore, and SEAS (Sustainable Energy Association Singapore). We are an innovation cluster focused on building and accelerating deep-tech energy innovation capabilities in Singapore to support the nation’s future energy transition. The joint initiative aims to help Singapore based energy Start-ups and SMEs by providing them with essential translation facilities and connections, such as research & development manpower, lab infrastructure, testbed sites and business opportunities to help them successfully commercialise and scale their innovation efforts.
The Israel Economic Mission to Singapore is part of the Foreign Trade Administration at the Israeli Ministry of Economy and Industry. Our goal is to promote trade and investment between Israel and Singapore. The Mission promotes collaboration between Israeli and Singaporean companies in a variety of sectors, including cyber, investment, fintech, digital health, life sciences, consumer goods, wine, retail tech, sports tech, smart cities, clean energy, homeland security, software and IT, water technology and property technology.
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 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.
Enterprise Estonia is the largest public entrepreneurship supporting organisation in Estonia. Our aim is to promote Estonian economic development by encouraging export and attracting foreign direct investments. For export, we help Estonian enterprises to search for business partners and new sales opportunities. Besides assisting Estonian enterprises, we also help foreign enterprises in finding potential sourcing partners or investment opportunities in Estonia. Concurrently, the Estonia-Asia Trade Agency is focused on facilitating business between Estonia and Asian countries. The agency consults both businesses and government on Asia-related matters and organizes high-level business delegations and trade missions to Asia.
Enterprise Ireland is the government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. We work in partnership with Irish enterprises to help them start, grow, innovate and win export sales in global markets. As the VC arm of the Irish Government, Enterprise Ireland is ranked by Pitchbook as No.1 by deal count.
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.
German Entrepreneurship Asia is an innovation services provider specialized in building collaboration structures between governments, corporates, investors, and startups in the innovation ecosystems of Asia and Europe. We focus on facilitating global market expansion for startups, in order to develop them into internationally recognized and successful ventures.
Our strength is in our established global network of partners and mentors, extensive knowledge of the German and Asian business landscape, and experience scaling businesses. German Entrepreneurship Asia is proud to be part of Singapore’s Global Innovation Alliance, a joint initiative between Enterprise Singapore and the Singapore Economic Development Board.
As part of German Entrepreneurship, we are responsible for the execution of German Accelerator within Asia, a program funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) to empower high potential German startups to discover and access markets in this region. We also offer tailored services, such as the flagship Scaler8, to equip Asian startups and small-medium enterprises to explore, prepare, and access Germany.
Global Compact Network Singapore is the local chapter of the United Nations Global Compact. As the leading voice on corporate sustainability, 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 and Singapore’s national agenda of becoming a regional sustainable business hub. In addition, GCNS nurtures the next generation of responsible business leaders through its youth initiatives.
GCNS is a Collaboration Partner for GRI ASEAN Regional Hub and supports the Singapore chapter of the World Bank Group’s Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC). GCNS is also proud to have the Singapore Business Federation (SBF), National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) and Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) as Principal Members. For more information, visit https://unglobalcompact.sg/
Led by entrepreneurs, seasoned angel investors, corporates, and VCs, GoMassive Earth Network (GEN) is working to solve the biggest challenges of our times - Climate Change and Pollution. GoMassive also sees these challenges as the biggest opportunities of our times. GoMassive invests in sustainability startups solving climate change & pollution, and brings them access to capital, mentorship, and validation of ideas through its partnerships with research labs, tech academia, and policy think tanks. GoMassive has evaluated 350+ start-ups in the pollution space since 2019. It also operates LowCarbon.Earth - an accelerator in partnership with UNEP, focused on low carbon start-ups in Asia.
For more information, visit www.gomassive.in.
GGEF (Global Green Economic Forum) is a purpose-driven social enterprise headquartered in Singapore since 2013 that runs events, awards and trainings to promote innovation, sustainability and leadership. GGEF also empowers future leaders through our One-to-A-Million programme since 2014 where we commit part of our income to sponsor outstanding youths to international events and expeditions such as Robert Swan's 2041 International Antarctic Expedition.
iGlobe Partners is a premier global venture capital fund manager founded in 1999 in Silicon Valley and headquartered in Singapore today. With an extensive and global network, the firm has a strong track record of enabling startups to scale game-changing innovations, embracing diversity and sustainability in shaping the future through technology. Its unique value to portfolio companies is a hands-on approach in helping startups expand to markets beyond their national boundaries. Having managed funds exceeding US$500 million since its founding, iGlobe has continually achieved top-quartile fund performance, giving rise to multiple unicorns and successful exits. Successful exits among iGlobe’s portfolio in recent years include Unity Software (NYSE: U), Twist Bioscience (NASDAQ: TWST), ACSL (TYO: 6232), Matterport (NASDAQ: MTTR), Hippo Holdings (NYSE: HIPO) and NerdWallet (NASDAQ: NRDS).
Impact Hub is a global network of entrepreneurs and innovators collaborating to solve our world's greatest challenges and working to bring positive impact. Founded in London in 2005, Impact Hub has grown to a network of 16,000+ members, spread across 100+ cities and 60+ countries.
In 2017, Impact Hub Shanghai broke ground in China. Like our worldwide counterparts, we run incubation programs and events, connect members in our co-working space, invest in enterprising and sustainable businesses - all towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
InnoSpace is a startup community providing effective start-up 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 powerhouse for its corporate - startup co-innovation ecosystem.
JETRO is a Japanese governmental organization promoting mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. One of the core activities of JETRO is supporting Japanese SMEs and startups on their global expansion as well as foreign startups entering Japan under the Invest Japan program. In addition, the Digital Transformation Platform (DXPF) and Japan Innovation Bridge (J-BRIDGE) are more recent initiatives aimed at promoting open innovation between Japanese corporations and ASEAN based tech companies.
The Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) is a government-affiliated agency established under South Korea's Ministry of Transport, Industry and Energy (MOTIE). Serving as a bridge between Korean and global businesses via a network of 127 offices worldwide, we strive to match Korean businesses with relevant global and strategic partners, investors, innovators and distributors through events and partnerships
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.
New Energy Nexus is an international non-profit that supports clean energy entrepreneurs and startups with access to funding, business accelerators, and networks. We operate programs in the USA, China, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, Uganda and Nigeria.
Nordic Innovation House is a community platform accelerating high-quality Nordic tech startups, scaleups and growth companies. Via our strong community and network, we connect Nordic companies into the right ecosystem stakeholders.
Supported by Nordic Innovation, we are a unique collaboration between the Nordic countries. In Singapore, our Nordic partners include Business Sweden, Innovation Norway, the Embassy of Finland, Business Iceland, and the Embassy of Denmark. We share the mission of building bridges between the Nordics and Southeast Asia. We also have a presence in Silicon Valley, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo providing a global network and framework tailored to serve the local ecosystem needs.
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, we curate thematic communities, including Agriculture, Food and Sustainability. These change the way we innovate to drive sustainable growth, meet the global Sustainable Development Goals and achieve Net Zero targets by 2030.
Quest Ventures is a top venture capital fund in Asia. Its 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 its Enterprise and ESG efforts directly impact thousands more.
For more information: www.questventures.com
RISE is a leading Corporate Innovation Powerhouse based out of Southeast Asia. With the mission to lift up 1 percent of GDP of this region, we work closely with Fortune 500, large family businesses, and government agencies across the region to help set up and scale innovation initiatives from outside and within the organization. We are known for Global Accelerator Program, Intrapreneur University, Venture Building Services, and Corporate Innovation Summit - Asia’s Largest Experiential Conference. We have been creating the global ecosystem for corporate innovation with a network of more than 400 corporations, 2,000 startups, and over 20,000 corporate innovators and partners in 40 countries around the world, contributing to a combined impact of over US$1 billion.
For more information about RISE, check out https://riseaccel.com.
Science Centre Singapore, a non-formal educational institution and leading regional Science Centre, along with its group of attractions, brings out the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics through its unique blend of exhibitions, educational programmes and events. A custodian of creativity and innovation, Science Centre Singapore has captured the evolution of scientific developments for nearly four decades.
The Centre and its partners have played a pivotal role in transforming the way students and the public interact with and learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Since 1977, the Centre has welcomed over 30 million visitors and inspired them with more than 1,000 exhibits spread across 14 exhibition galleries and outdoor exhibition spaces.
The Centre’s group of attractions include Omni-Theatre, Snow City and KidsSTOP™. The Omni-Theatre is an immersive dual-technology edutainment destination fitted with Southeast Asia’s largest seamless dome screen and featuring the latest and brightest 8k digital full dome system in the world. Snow City is Singapore’s only permanent indoor snow centre offering an Arctic inspired experience at Singapore’s first ice gallery and snow chamber. KidsSTOP™ - Where every child gets to Imagine, Experience, Discover and Dream - is Singapore’s first children’s science centre offering an enriching experience through purposeful play for children aged 18 months to 8 years old. For more information, please visit www.science.edu.sg.
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. Our Deep Tech Nexus Strategy is focused 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, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Vehicles, MedTech and Quantum Computing, 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 https://www.sginnovate.com/
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 www.sgbc.sg
To help governments and businesses achieve their environmental goals through clean, efficient and profitable solutions consistent with qualitative economic growth.
To address environmental challenges without compromising economic growth, Bertrand Piccard and the Solar Impulse Foundation have identified 1000+ clean and profitable solutions, and are now committed to going even further. By offering political and economic decision-makers a Guide to Solutions that can be implemented on a large scale, the Foundation will help them establish a roadmap for the adoption of much more ambitious energy and environmental programs and thus achieve their carbon neutrality objectives.
Startup India is a flagship initiative of the Government of India, intended to build a strong ecosystem that is conducive for the growth of startup businesses, to drive sustainable economic growth and generate large scale employment opportunities. The Government through this initiative aims to empower startups to grow through innovation and design.
Several programs have been undertaken since the launch of the initiative on 16th of January, 2016 by Hon’ble Prime Minister, to contribute to his vision of transforming India into a country of job creators instead of job seekers. These programs have catalyzed the startup culture, with startups getting recognized through the Startup India initiative and many entrepreneurs availing the benefits of starting their own business in India.
Established in 2006, Tembusu Partners is a boutique private equity firm in Singapore dedicated to supporting high growth ventures across Emerging Asia.
Leveraging our strategic location at the heart of Asia, we specialise in venture and growth-stage investments in fast-growing markets of Greater China, India, and Southeast Asia. Our deep understanding of markets, investment cycles and complex cultural nuances grants us clarity and insight in making our investments. We manage capital from our investors and partners across Asia, Europe, and America. To date, we have completed more than S$300 million worth of private equity transactions.
Tembusu invests in disruptive technology that we believe have strong potential to drive innovation in key focus sectors such as financial and business services, consumer services, education and healthcare. With an advisory board and investment committee comprising well-connected corporate leaders and industry veterans ranging from technology to business services, we are committed to supporting founders and companies in their global growth.
Tech Nation is the leading growth platform for UK tech scaleups. Tech Nation fuels the growth of game-changing founders, leaders, and scaling companies so they can positively transform societies and economies. We provide them with the coaching, content, and community they need for their journey in designing the future. Tech Nation has years of experience facilitating and helping UK tech companies scale, both at home and abroad. Over 30 cohorts and 900 companies have successfully graduated from Tech Nation’s growth programmes. Alumni include Skyscanner, Darktrace, and Monzo, as well as 3 of the UK’s 7 new ‘decacorns’; Revolut, Wise, and Farfetch.
TechNode Global 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, TechNode Global facilitates cross-border partnerships and businesses.
TechNode Global is a spin-off of TechNode, China’s no. 1 innovation and entrepreneurship platform.
The Work Project is an award-winning co-working space operator. Recognized "5 Most Beautiful Co-Working Spaces in the World" by Forbes, "20 Best Co-Working Spaces Across the Globe" by Huffington Post, "Top 5 Co-Working Spaces in Hong Kong" by South China Morning Post and having received numerous other design awards, we are recognized worldwide for the quality of our products.
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.
UNSW Founders is Australia’s leading university-based entrepreneurial program.
We help students, staff and alumni turn their ideas into startups. Whether you’re completely new to entrepreneurship, or ready to launch and grow your startup, we have something for everyone.
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.
The Zero Emissions Fund is a seed-stage venture fund in Singapore that backs entrepreneurs with a focus on scalable decarbonization solutions for the APAC region.