Social Venture Challenge Asia

When: Thu, September 15, 2pm – 4pm, 2016
Where: NUS University Cultural Centre, Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore
Admission: Free
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[ DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia 2016 ] Selected from over 1,000 entries, the winning teams will receive a total of SGD 170,000 [ USD 127,000 ] in seed funding to accelerate their social impact. Find out how these social enterprises are improving lives through their innovative ideas, in more than 12 countries across Asia. Meet the dynamic social enterpreneurs behind these impactful ventures, and mingle with like-minded changemakers. Finalists:
  • Aesir - Games for folks with special needs (HK)
  • Ants - Increase the employability of rural women (CN)
  • Arus - Low cost private education (MY)
  • BitLab - Braille iPad for the blind (AT)
  • EngageSpark - SMS text campaigns for non-profits (PH)
  • Jasberry - Unpolished, nutritious, organic, whole grain rice (TH)
  • Jeevtronics - Hand cranked defribrillator (IN)
  • Kruosar - Solar power systems (KH)
  • Nazava - Water filters for the poor (ID)
  • OurCityLove - Directory of accessible (special needs friendly) restaurants (TW)
  • SocialGiver - Turn business surplus (eg. empty rooms) into donations (TH)
  • SoulInc - Unlock the therapeutic power of music (SG)