Deadline: July 17, 2023 00:00 CEST| Apply here
Eligibility: any international startup with a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) that can illustrate initial signs of traction and have proprietary technology or solutions.
SLINGSHOT invites new and exciting startups with innovative solutions to compete in this year’s competition. Stand a chance to anchor yourself in Singapore – one of the world’s top innovation nodes.
Ready to make the pitch of a lifetime?
Vie for a chance to be part of SLINGSHOT 2023’s Top 50 Global Startups, get immersed in Asia’s leading startup community here in Singapore and win up to S$1.2 million in prizes.
- Network: meet leading global investors, accelerators and corporates, from regional demo days, deal-mixers, and qualifiers to finals.
- Immerse: exclusive pitch coaching, corporate site visits, and lab crawls in the vibrant Singapore startup ecosystem.
- Collaborate: ideate and co-innovate with corporates and homegrown players to fast-track your ideas into the market.
- Pitch: present to a global audience at the Finals and win up to S$1.2 million worth of grant prizes.
Launch your startup into the world through Singapore!
Showcase your game-changing solutions to a global audience of investors and key industry leaders from five emerging challenge domains, and compete for over S$1.2 million in attractive prizes!
Regardless of your business area, all startups are welcome to apply in any domains stated in the SLINGSHOT 2023 Competition:
- Transformative Digital Technologies
- Health and Biomedical
- Manufacturing, Trade and Connectivity
- Environment, Energy and Green Technologies
- Consumer Media, Goods and Services
SLINGSHOT 2023’s Top 50 Global Startups will win a sponsored trip to Singapore to be connected to Asia’s leading startup community. Make the pitch of a lifetime at the SLINGSHOT 2023 Finals, which will be held at Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology (SWITCH) 2023.
- The Grand Winner of SLINGSHOT 2023 will receive a S$200,000 Startup SG Grant Prize and 18 months’ rent-free space at LaunchPad.
- The 1st Runner-Up will receive a S$150,000 Startup SG Grant Prize, 12 months’ rent-free space at LaunchPad.
- The 2nd Runner-Up will receive a S$100,000 Startup SG Grant Prize and 6 months’ rent-free space at LaunchPad.
- The Top 10 Global Startups will each receive a S$50,000 Startup SG Grant Prize.
- The Top 50 Global Startups will receive a sponsored trip to Singapore to participate in the Physical Immersion programme, an exclusive invitation to compete at SLINGSHOT 2023’s Physical Finals, held as part of SWITCH, 1 complimentary SWITCH 2023 exhibition booth to showcase your innovative products and services, and eligibility for EntrePass, the working visa for foreign entrepreneurs in Singapore.
- The Top 250 Global Startups will receive the chance to participate in a SLINGSHOT Corporate Mixer to connect with innovation-ready corporates and embark on co-innovation projects with them.
Interested in applying for the SLINGSHOT 2023? Register your participation by following the application link and taking the suggested steps.
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