Phnom Penh on 29 November 2019

Join the vibrant community of tech entrepreneurs in Asia


Growth Bootcamp (closed event)

November 27, 2019


09:00 - 10:00Main Program

Welcome Coffee & Registration (startups only)


10:00 - 13:30Main Program

Seedstars Bootcamp (startups only)

SSW Startups & Startup Delegations receive intensive training with our investment team and regional mentors


13:30 - 14:30Main Program

Lunch & Networking (startups only)


14:30 - 18:00Main Program

Seedstars Bootcamp (startups only)

SSW Startups & Startup Delegations receive intensive training with our investment team and regional mentors


18:30 - 20:30Main Program

Startup Dinner (invite-only)

Investor Forum (closed event)

November 28, 2019


09:30 - 10:30Main Program

Welcome Coffee & Registration (invite-only)


10:30 - 13:00Main Program

1:1 Mentor Sessions (invite-only)

Pre-scheduled 1:1 meetings between local and international mentors and Seedstars Summit Asia Startups and Delegation Startups


13:00 - 14:00Main Program

Networking Lunch (invite-only)


14:00 - 15:45Main Program

Investor Forum: Startup Pitches (invite-only)

The Seedstars Summit Asia Startups and Delegations present their pitches to our invited mentors and investors.


15:45 - 18:00Main Program

Investor Forum: 1:1 Investor Meetings (invite-only)

Pre-scheduled 1:1 meetings between invited local and international investors and Seedstars Summit Asia Startups and Delegation Startups


16:00 - 18:00Ecosystem Tour

Ecosystem Tour (invite-only)

In collaboration with Impact Hub, the Ecosystem Tour will provide our invited mentors will be introduced to social entrepreneurship in Cambodia, exploring the growing ecosystem, the challenges, and the diverse projects social entrepreneurs take on.

  • Melanie Mossard

19:30 - 21:30Main Program

Entrepreneur Dinner (invite-only)

19:30 - 21:30Main Program

VIP Dinner (invite-only)

Seedstars Summit Asia Main Stage (open event)

November 29, 2019


08:30 - 09:30Main Program



09:30 - 13:00Main Program

Think Tank Style Workshops (see workshop tab for details!)

09:30 - 13:00Workshops

Corporate<>Startup: Managing a Successful Collaboration

The goal of this workshop is to generate ideas on how to solve the main challenges that were identified when startups and corporates want to collaborate to achieve specific objectives. We will develop a framework for each type of collaboration to be successful.

  • Kazi Hassan
  • Joyce Tay
  • Chanda Pen

09:30 - 13:00Workshops

Startup Ecosystem Building: Overcoming the major challenges

In this workshop we will deep dive into the major challenges faced when building startup ecosystems and brainstorm on the various solutions to be implemented to help them mature.

  • Mangala Karunaratne
  • Melanie Mossard

09:30 - 13:00Workshops

Early Stage Investments in Asia: Addressing the current challenges

This workshop aims to give an overview of the current early stage investment landscape in tech companies from across Asia and generate discussions to resolve some of the major issues still faced by investors in certain countries, verticals or in general. (participants form Gobi Partners, 500 startups, Cocoon Capital, Monk’s Hill Ventures etc.).

09:30 - 13:00Workshops

How to leverage the power of technology to address Asia’s environmental challenges

The goal of this workshop is to discuss the burning environmental issues faced in the Asian region, with the aim of elaborating on the best next actions that should be undertaken by all the different stakeholders involved, to tackle these challenges (Water management, Air pollution, Sustainable energy, and Waste Management)


13:00 - 14:00Main Program

Networking Lunch


14:00 - 14:30Main Program

Welcome Speech and Opening Word

Starting off the Main Stage program, we have our very own Charlie Graham-Brown, CIO of Seedstars, delivering a speech to welcome attendees to the event. Following the Welcome Speech is an Opening Word from our government partners to be delivered by Minister H.E Tram Iv Tek on behalf of the Ministry of Posts Telecommunications!

  • Charlie Graham-Brown - Seedstars World

14:30 - 14:50Main Program

Startup Pitches

Our first batch of Seedstars Summit Asia 2019 startups will present their pitches: Recyglo, Probus, Cropital, Wonderkin, Niunet, TraSeable Solutions, and Helvitek!

  • Okka Maung - Recyglo Co., Ltd
  • Rahul Mishra - Probus Smart Things Private Limited
  • Ereeka Mesiona
  • Fiona Li - Wonderkin Limited
  • David Valentine - Niunet PNG
  • Shaunalee Katafono - TraSeable Solutions Pte Ltd

14:50 - 15:05Main Program

Keynote: Tackling Gender Diversity in Tech by Elisha Tan (Founder of TechLadies)

  • Elisha Tan

15:05 - 15:15Main Program

Startup Pitches

Next batch of Seedstars Summit Asia 2019 startups will take on the stage to present their pitches: RESYNC, Duithape, AN VUI, Smart Pei, Sala Tech, and Swiss Medical Union!

  • Emir Nurov - Resync
  • Sara Dhewanto - duithape
  • Cuong Tran Manh - AN VUI Technology JSC,
  • Lupe Solofa - Smart Pei
  • Leap Sok - SALA

15:15 - 15:30Main Program

Keynote by Shazia Khan (CEO and Co-Founder of Eco Energy Finance)

  • Shazia Khan

15:30 - 16:15Main Program

Networking Break


16:15 - 16:40Main Program

Panel Discussion: The Investment Landscape in Asia

  • Chanda Pen
  • Michael Blakey - Cocoon Capital
  • Pun (Twwo) Jaruthassanakul
  • Bora Kem

16:45 - 17:00Main Program

Keynote: Rapid Business Design by Sartaj Anand (Founder of Egomonk)

  • Sartaj Anand

17:00 - 17:15Main Program

Startup Pitches

Our last set of Seedstars Summit Asia 2019 startups will be presenting on stage: ILoan, DataCue, iFarmer, Web2Ship, Offering Happiness, WonderTree, and KITRO

  • Lakshan De Silva - iLoan
  • Phannipha Pichestapong - DataCue
  • Alex Cheong - Web2ship Pte ltd
  • Santosh Pandey - Offering Happiness
  • Muhammad Waqas - WonderTree
  • Anastasia Hofmann - KITRO

17:15 - 17:30Main Program

Keynote: Digital Innovation for Competitors and Frenemies by Benjamin Quinlan (CEO & Managing Partner of Quinlan & Associates)

  • Benjamin Quinlan

17:30 - 17:45Main Program

Keynote: What Good Questions Are You Not Asking? by Gwendolyn Regina (Creator & Explorer of Asymmetry Media)

  • Gwendolyn Regina

17:45 - 18:00Main Program

Final Announcement - Region Recap!


18:00Main Program

Closing Cocktails

After a full day of celebrating tech and entrepreneurship, we head over to the closing cocktails! Time to party!

Seedstars Summit | 3rd of April 2020

Connecting startups from emerging markets to global learning and investment opportunities.