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Startup-O is a Singapore-based platform that curates promising startups from any location and provides them with Strategic Seed Capital & connects with Global Experts … FAST.

The platform is created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs who believe in going the extra mile.

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Asia’s largest online platform that allows promising tech startups to get discovered, get amplified, and get funded from any location … FAST.

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3-5 top ranked startups get funded every quarter with seed capital

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Access to platform resources without any equity dilution upfront

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Save thousands of dollars with online participation from any location

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Fast access to Strategic Capital and Global Networks in under 10 weeks


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Season 5 

Jan – Feb ’18: OPEN

Startup-O ‘Fasttrack’
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In Collaboration with

Javelin was established in 2003 to provide straightforward advice with a focus on long term wealth management: something the partners had not been able to find anywhere else. The firm prides itself in maintaining these core principles alongside a simple and transparent fee structure, therefore clearly aligning its interests with its clients.
As part of the efforts to help its clients build long-term diversified portfolios, Javelin has launched the Javelin Startup-O Victory Fund SPC, a Cayman registered fund, to invest in the winners of Startup-O’s quarterly Fasttrack competitions.

Supported By

IP Bridge is a Japanese fund aimed at global innovation and IP-related investments.

IP Bridge is focused on promoting technological innovation and cooperation within Japan and around the world. The Company has worked with their investors, including Innovation Network Corporation of Japan – a unique partnership between 26 major corporations and the Japanese government – to establish the first fund in Japan aimed at global innovation and IP-related investments. In addition, IP Bridge is known for their solid reputation and strong networks throughout Japan, Asia, and the rest of the world.


Results Oriented

What I like about the platform is that it is focused on helping startups get results, be it funding, resources or actionable expert feedback. It’s a great place for good startups

Sydney Woo, Wedding Penguin

Fast Investor Reach

Startup-O has built a highly select network of seasoned entrepreneurs and partners, which has brought us access to prospects, venture-building advice and growth hack expertise.

Sudhanshu Ahuja, CEO of impress.ai

Digital Amplification

The video first format could really improve the recognition and visibility for my startup story. This should help me find my next key team members and stakeholders.

Stephane Lallee, AI Specialist

Easy Participation

It’s amazing that for the first time I am able to connect with ecosystem players like VCs, Angles and corporates without expensive air fares and hotel bills.

Anna Hizon, CMO of HorsePower Philippines


Our panel of judges will help put the final stamp on assessing the technology and market growth capabilities of startups making beyond ‘Evaluator’ assessment rounds.

Our judges are well respected senior industry leaders, serial entrepreneurs, super angels with multiple company portfolios and seasoned investors. Gain valuable insights and their possible interest in your startup success.

Join Startup-O ‘Fasttrack’ to get one one on one exposure with our esteemed judges in final rounds.

Steve Davies

Founder & CEO, Javelin Wealth Management, Singapore

Satoshi Konno

Director of Innovation, IP Bridge, Japan

Prof. Parimal Merchant

Director, Global FMB, S.P. Jain School of Global Management, Mumbai, India

Joy Azurin

Co-Director, Founder Institute, Manila, Philippines

Jeffrey Nah

Business Advisor & Venture Capital

Tim Kobe

Founder, Eight Inc

Yen-Lu Chow

Co-founder, WholeTree Foundation

Lindsay Cooper

Founder, Arisaig Partners

Isabel Fox

Head of Venture Capital, White Cloud Capital


Our hand picked panel of evaluators are domain specialist and serial entrepreneurs who have built startups and lead companies. They are passionate about innovation and helping startups succeed. Their goals is to help identify most promising startups in South East Asia.

Joining the Fasttrack allows a startup to bring their journey across to them and get their valuable feedback. And of course, there is always a possibility of gaining their personal interest in facilitating your success.

Join Startup-O ‘Fasttrack’ to unlock our global panel of expert

Dr Suling Yeo

Business Development and Value Creation, Exploit Technologies Pte Ltd

Anupam Yog

CEO, Asia - Abuzz Solutions

Radiana Soh

Vice President, Advanced Manufacturing, Exploit Technologies Pte Ltd

Dr. Bidushi Bhattacharya

Rocket scientist


Foundational engineer, Canva

Kenya Takashima

Entrepreneur in Residence- Red Dot Ventures

David Ng

Founder, Authentic Solutions LLP

Yen Ting Liu

The Hangar, NUS Enterprise

Jawahar Kanjilal

Founder & CEO, TeamStreamz


COO - Fastacash

David Isaac

Associate Director TAS Digital, Ernst and Young

Madhulika Sachdeva Mathur

Co-Founder of WeddingSutra


Global Banking & Financial Services Specialist

Shyam Ayengar

Director, Canopy Group/CX Partners, VP, Co-Founder HBS Club of Singapore

Dorit Grueber

Co-founder, The Hip and Happening Group, Branding & Marketing Expert

Paresh Gupta

Country Lead - Headstart Network, City Director – Founder Institute (Silicon Valley), Co-Founder - Neos Angels and Mentors Network LLP

Siddarth ‘Sid’ Das

Director-Digital Engagement, WWF international

Dhaval Agarwal

Investment Professional - Logistics, Supply Chain, Storage, Transportation and related Infrastructure

Larry Glaeser

Founder, Whatif.io

Niraj Nagpal

Media Technology Specialist

Frederick Then

Serial Entrepreneur, Educator, Mentor


Co-Founder & CTO, WeInvest.com

Aneace Haddad

Serial Entrepreneur & Resilience Coach

Himmat Singh

COO & Board Member, LM Instruments S.A.

Key Partners

123JumpStart is a startup support initiative by Singapore infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF).  

HubSpot is a software platform to help you generate leads, close deals, and manage your pipeline. 

Amazon Web Services provides startups with the low cost, easy to use infrastructure needed to scale and grow.

Headstart is India’s largest grassroots level organization that supports entrepreneurship and startups.

The IIM Calcutta Innovation Park (IIMCIP) is a not for profit (Section 8) company established under the aegis of IIM Calcutta to promote Entrepreneurship and Innovation. 

ETPL is the commercialisation arm of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), supporting it in transforming the economy by driving innovation and commercialising its research outcomes. 

Partner Brands

Joining Startup-O ‘Fasttrack’ will allow to unlock the special offers from our partner brands for critical resources required for startup success. Be it hosting, digital marketing training, co-working spaces, explainer video, PR, content writing and more…

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