depa Accelerator Program - ASEAN'S FRIST SMART CITY ACCELERATOR

Accelerator

depa Accelerator Program - ASEAN'S FRIST SMART CITY ACCELERATOR

Accelerator

27 Nov 2019 at 08:30 - 31 Mar 2020 at 08:30

Online Event

Free

Description

About The Program:
depa Accelerator Program (ASEAN's First Smart City Accelerator) is developed to support and act as a catalyst for digital startups. This program is proudly presented to you by depa Thailand in collaboration with HUBBA Thailand and Techsauce Media Co., Ltd. This program aims to develop potential digital startups where participants can grow through our support system and maximize growth opportunities from national scene to regional level.

The Challenge:
We’re looking for digital startup with innovative solutions interested in developing Smart City, referred from Smart City Thailand Office (depa) in the 7 categories below.
- Smart Environment
- Smart Economy
- Smart Energy
- Smart Governance
- Smart Living
- Smart Mobility
- Smart People

Program Highlights:
- Proof of Concept (POC): To test out possibilities of solutions to the problem presented by teams along with relevant stakeholders under real environment testing for 3 days. Through this process participants will be able to empathize and fully acknowledge the problems people are facing in different areas; where research and discovering will provide an in depth perspective in the making of your prototype.
- This is a 2 months Accelerator program in Bangkok with 5 practical sessions specially tailored to help expand and strengthen business knowledge.
- Opportunity to work with government agencies from 5 Smart Cities such as Bangkok, Khon Kaen, Chonburi, Chiangmai and Phuket. Get in touch with relevant stakeholders in order to develop your solution.

Team Requirements:
- Digital startups should already have a team of, minimum, 2 people
- Solutions or business approaches that are relevant to Smart City with market demands.
- Available to join the program from start to finish (December 2019 - March 4, 2020)

Team Qualifications:
- Right Problem Statement
- Intuitive Solution Concept
- Great Team

Prize:
- Cash 600,000 THB
- Join seminar and visit international exhibition to increase your opportunities and expand into foreign markets.

Program Timeline:
Apply from October 24 - November 15, 2019
Qualification Round: November 20 - 22, 2019
20 Teams Announcement: 27 November 2562
Proof of Concept (POC): 3-days in December 2019 (Date - TBC)
Accelerator & Workshop: 6 January - 29 February 2019
Demo Day: March 2020 (Date - TBC)
More details: https://techsauce.co/depa-accelerator