OTEC APAC 2017 Pitch Competition – Singapore

Tuesday, July 25th

6:30 pm - OTEC APAC 2017 Pitch Competition – Singapore

Are you the next Singapore start-up to pitch and win a free trip to Beijing and join the startup tour?

Come join us to watch Pitch Competition to select 1 x Singapore innovative start up to meet industry leaders, angel investors, corporate partners and passionate entrepreneurs in Beijing this August!


Investible & Infin8 Ventures are partnering to hold a series of pitch events in Australia and Asia to identify the top startups who will be given the opportunity to pitch to entrepreneurs, angel investors, corporates and VCs at OTEC, Beijing in August.

The winners will compete to win the chance of a lifetime for a startup entrepreneur.

OTEC (Overseas Talent Entrepreneurship Conference) is an annual conference and a comprehensive platform dedicated to serving entrepreneurs who want to start up business in China. Held by the Beijing Chaoyang district government together with Western Returned Scholars Association and ZhenFund. The aim of OTEC is to offer entrepreneurs with various forms of resources, including but not limited to talents, projects, technologies, markets, capitals, policies and services, working spaces and products, and to make Chaoyang district as the top choice for overseas entrepreneurs.

OTEC 2017 will begin in April 2017, across 20 overseas entrepreneurship competitions in Eastern U.S., Seattle, Chicago, Silicon Valley, Sydney, Thailand, Kuala Lumpur, Israel, Japan, Singapore, London, Germany, Finland and other cities.

The conference has been held consecutively for four year and has attracted more than 12000 entrepreneurs, 3000 projects and 100 investment organizations from 20 countries and regions along the way. More than 400 projects that joined has successfully got funded, and over 200 of them has already settled in Beijing.



Building on the success of 2016 pitch series where we had over 400 attendees, 100 applications and 20 x startups pitch. A series of pitching competitions across Asia and Australia will be held for startups to attend the OTEC conference in Beijing on the 18th and 19th August 2017.

There will be China Startup tour where startups will get to pitch for funding from angel investors and VCs.

Details of 2017 competition:

Startups who can enter:

  • Established less than 3 years old
  • Established company
  • Have a customer base
  • Have a revenue stream
  • Have not received Series A funding

Judging Criteria and process of the competition:

  • All teams pitch for up to 4 min + 4 min Q&A
  • All pitches will be recorded;
  • Teams are to be assessed on
  • Team;
  • Market;
  • Business model;
  • Future projection of the business


  • Culture and creativity
  • Consumption upgrade
  • Big data and application
  • Medical and healthcare
  • Energy and environment and
  • Artificial intelligence

Apply Here: http://www.investible.com/otec-apac-2017

The winner will be announced on the night.

Top pitches of the night will be chosen by panel of Judges.

If you are a start up APPLY now to register to pitch

This is an exclusive networking event and tickets are very limited.


Tuesday, July 25th
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

The Co.
75 High Street, Singapore 179435

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