Winners List

MatchMove Global Pte Ltd
Vip Plaza


Foody Corporation

Founders Name: Dang Hoang Minh
Business / Service Description:
No.1 Gourmet search & reviews in Vietnam

Company URL:http://www.foody.vn/

PT. Cerita Bahagia

Founders Name: Kevin Mintaraga
Business / Service Description:
Bridestory's mission is to make everyone’s dream wedding come true. We curate and showcase the best work of wedding vendors in a pinterest-like display and help couples find the perfect vendors in their city, within their budget.

Company URL:http://www.bridestory.com

Priceza Co., Ltd.

Founders Name: Thanawat Malabuppha
Business / Service Description:
Priceza is the leading Price Comparison shopping site in SEA currently operating in Thailand and Indonesia with over 4.8 Million shoppers using Priceza every month. The service helps consumers to compare prices from the most comprehensive online shopping stores attracting millions of consumers to Search for Products, Compare Prices, and then Priceza drives Real Buyers back to the stores of merchants.

Company URL:http://www.priceza.com/ / http://www.priceza.co.id/


Founders Name: Wicharn Manawanitjarern
Business / Service Description:
Taamkru is a dream come true for parents who want their children to achieve learning success without stressing them out with boring paper workbooks. As #1 Kids & #1 Edu App in Thailand App Store, Taamkru allows parents to monitor achievement and compare key metrics with other children worldwide.

Company URL:http://taamkru.com

Touchten Pte Ltd

Founders Name: Anton Soeharyo
Business / Service Description:
Touchten publishing platform help game developers to acquire, retain and monetize users. We have loyalty reward system integrated in our platform to keep user engaged, while we monetize them as well.

Company URL:http://www.touchten.com

Kark Mobile Education, Pte Ltd

Founders Name: Bullitt Sesariza
Business / Service Description:
Kark build platform and product that combine physical activity and video game experiences for kids. Using special code, our technology turn any retail objects into part of an exciting virtual universe and in the same time became our business competitive advantage.

Company URL:http://kark.asia

YOYO Holdings

Founders Name: Yosuke Fukada
Business / Service Description:
YOYO is developing a reward platform to help the next generation of smartphone users in emerging markets across the world gain more more access to mobile Internet, by offering airtime rewards for simple tasks which they can perform.

Company URL:www.yoyo-holdings.com

Coda Payments Pte Ltd

Founders Name: Paul Leishman
Business / Service Description:
Coda Payments is a carrier billing provider that helps customers in Southeast Asia use their mobile accounts to buy digital content on the web, mobile web and in-app. Coda operates a platform that connects telcos with merchants that want to collect payment from customers using a simple API.

Company URL:http://www.codapay.net/


Founders Name: Benny Tjia/CEO
Business / Service Description:
Bornevia is a service that lets businesses setup their own multi-channel & very simple customer service/support helpdesk in less than 3 minutes.

Company URL:https://bornevia.com

MatchMove Global Pte Ltd

Founders Name: Benny Shailesh Naik
Business / Service Description:
Our product is aimed at the 500M+ ‘uncarded’ smartphone users in emerging countries connecting daily to the internet but unable to make purchases: credit card penetration in some countries is as low as 2%.
Now they can all get mobile prepaid virtual branded cards (e.g. American Express or VISA) for use just like regular credit cards for online shopping at any local or overseas merchant. Accounts are easily topped up at local ATMs, from bank accounts or transfers from friends/ family overseas.
Company URL:http://www.matchmove.com / http://www.mmvpay.com

Tiki Corporation

Founders Name: Tran Ngoc Thai Son
Business / Service Description:
Founded as an online bookshop, Tiki is now among the top 2 general B2C e-commerce sites in Vietnam and a clear No.1 in online books distribution. It offers a wide selection with 60,000 SKUs from 600 authentic brands, delivering 50,000 orders/month nationwide.

Company URL:http://tiki.vn/


Founders Name: Tran Trong Tuyen
Business / Service Description:
B2B2C marketplace making buying and selling online much easier

Company URL:http://www.dkt.com.vn/

Vip Plaza

Founders Name: Tesong Kim
Business / Service Description:
VIP Plaza is the leading online discount retailer for fashion & lifestyle products, selling popular international & domestic brands up to 80% off. We provide Exciting shopping experience with popular brand sales for end-users, and High inventory turnover within a short period of time for brands.

Company URL:http://www.vipplaza.com/

Event Information

Event Name: RISING EXPO 2014 in South East Asia
Date and Time: June 17, 2014 10:00~20:00,
in your local time
Location: Jakarta Grand Hyatt Jakarta Hotel
Participating Start-ups: Startups that have passed the pre-screening
Guests of the Event: Executives and key individuals of leading venture capital companies in Japan and overseas, as well as major operating companies that support startups
※By Invitation Only
Expected Number of Participants: A total of 150 participants, consisting of the participating start-ups and the guests

NOTE: This event is designed to match startups with potential investors and operating companies.
The organizer of the event has no intention to undertake any placement of shares.

Advantages for the Participating Start-ups

Sponsorship and Partnership Opportunities

Opportunity to present and network with executives and decision makers at the leading venture capital companies and major operating companies.
※Participating Companies from last year included
Venture Capital Company: 50, Operating Company: 20

Chance to Win Cash and Prizes

A chance to win cash prize for the best presentation and various awards given by the sponsors. Winners will be determined through votes from all the guests of the event and by the sponsors. In addition, the Grand Prix winner of Japan will be invited to attend one RISING EXPO 2015 event held outside Japan as an extra prize.

Application Schedule

March 17,2014

Period Starts

April 7,2014

Period Ends

April 28,2014

(we will contact
the individuals)

May 9,2014

Start-ups Selected

June 17,2014


Conditions for Applying

  1. Entrants must be an IT and Internet related startup (both enterprise and consumer focused startups can apply).
  2. In principle, entrants must have launched their service and have a user base or have achieved revenue milestones.
  3. Entrants must be considering to raise more than 100 million yen ($ 1 Million USD) in venture capital.
  4. Entrants must be able to attend the interview session held in each country after passing the document screening (pre-screening).
    NOTE: Date of the interview session will be arranged individually.

※The location of the startup's offices will not be a factor in the application process.
※There is no participation fee.

Only start-ups that have passed the pre-screening are allowed to attend the event on the day.


500 Startups
ADWAYS Ventures, Inc.
Angel Investor VietNam
Ardent Capital
BA Partners Pte Ltd.
Credit Saison Co.,Ltd.
D2C Inc.
Development Bank of Japan Inc.
DeNA Co., Ltd.
Digital Media Partners
East Ventures
Fenox Venture Capital
Gobi Partners
GREE Ventures, Inc.
Hakuhodo DY Holdings Inc.
i-mercury Capital, inc.
Ideosource Asia
IMJ Investment Partners Pte. Ltd.
Interspace Co.,Ltd.
Jungle Ventures
Kinara Indonesia
MidPlaza Group
mixi, Inc.
Monk's Hill Ventures
Mountain Sea Ventures
Nissha Printing Co., Ltd.
NCT Corporation
Pix Venture Capital
PT Risjadson Suryatama
Sequoia Capital
Softbank Ventures Korea Corp
transcosmos inc.
UOB Venture Management Pte Ltd
Vertex Venture Holdings Ltd
XL Axiata

Media & Partner

Bloomberg TV
SBY Magazine
Trias Consulant


Grand Hyatt Jakarta Hotel
Jalan Kebon Kacang Raya No.30, DKI Jakarta
TEL:+62 21 29921234