Winners List

GRAND PRIX Global Rooms Ltd dba NIDA Rooms
TOP RUNNER PT Indonusa Bara Sejahtera


Kalibrr, Inc.

Founders Name: Paul Rivera
Business / Kalibrr is a job matching platform that connects talent and opportunity on the basis of experience, skills, and interests. Kalibrr is launched in the Philippines and Indonesia.

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


Founders Name: Nayoko Wicaksono, Clarissa Leung
Business / GetLinks is a quality curated Tech Hiring Marketplace for Asia tech industry.We aim to help the 25M Tech Talents of Developers, Designers and Digital marketers in Asia to break into their dream jobs in Top Tech Companies & Startups. GetLinks is currently operating in Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Company URL:https://getlinks.co/

Dream Viet Education Joint Stock Company

Founders Name: Minh Nguyen, Hieu Nguyen, Tram Ho
Business / In a developing country like Vietnam, the opportunity to learn is not equal among people. Kyna was launched to bridge the gap, bringing knowledge to millions of people who are in need. Taking advantage of technology advancement, Kyna provides a marketplace where people can learn online courses taught by leading experts in a wide range of fields, from professional skills to personal development skills.

Company URL:http://kyna.vn/

Oneteam Inc.

Founders Name: Akira Sasaki
Business / Oneteam is a communication platform for teams, which optimizes collaboration between members regardless of location or background. It allows discussions to start around topics with real time chat; easily share information, including files while ensuring security. The application is available on mobile and desktop.

Company URL:http://one-team.com/

SkillLane Education Co.,Ltd.

Founders Name: Titipong Pisitwuttinan, Ekachat Assavarujikul
Business / SkillLane is an online courses platform for young professionals. We provide a platform for experts of any profession to offer their online courses to the public. With SkillLane, anybody can teach and learn online anytime anywhere.

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

HMC Clean House Services Development Joint Stock Company

Founders Name: Minh Phan
Business / JupViec.vn is No.1 platform connecting users and maids in Vietnam. JupViec.vn has over 3 years of experience in providing maids offline and creating an application through which users and maids can connect with one another, match demand and supply, review service quality, and manage instantly the time of service start and completion..

Company URL:https://www.jupviec.vn/

PT. Seekmi Global Services

Founders Name: Nayoko Wicaksono, Clarissa Leung
Business / Seekmi is a digital service marketplace that assists the Indonesian masses in finding the most suitable service professionals to accomodate their daily needs. Seekmi has more than 500 service categories, from home improvement and household helps (cleaning, technician support, gardening, etc.) to other premium services such as Beauty, Health & Wellness, and many more.

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

YesBoss Group Pte. Ltd

Founders Name: Irzan Raditya
Business / YesBoss is an on-demand virtual assistant service via text messages to make people's lives easier. Whether it is food delivery service, hotel reservation, flight ticket booking, groceries shopping, simply anything – because time matters. Our vision is to help people to have more time for more important things in life.

Company URL:https://yesbossnow.com/

PT Daily Dinamika Kreasi

Founders Name: Hanifa Ambadar, Affi Assegaf
Business / Female Daily is Indonesia's only destination for comprehensive user generated review for beauty products, salon & spa.

Company URL:https://femaledaily.com/

PT Indonusa Bara Sejahtera

Founders Name: Abraham Viktor
Business / Taralite is a peer-to-peer lending company focusing in giving personal loans for wedding, healthcare, education, house renovation, business, and pilgrimage purposes. Taralite started with a dream to free Indonesians from financial worries. More than 160 people have gotten loans from Taralite and Taralite will keep on pursuing its vision, one borrower at a time.
Company URL:http://www.taralite.com/

Global Rooms Ltd dba NIDA Rooms

Founders Name: Kaneswaran Avili, Dennis Melka
Business / NIDA Rooms has been setup in September 2015 as a disruptive innovator, with a portfolio of over 3,500 hotel partners in Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand. Our eCommerce platform empowers the hotel partners with Reach, Recognition, and Revenues whilst the customers can find hotels in the Right Place for the Right Price at the Right Quality.

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

Event Information

Event Name: RISING EXPO 2016 in South East Asia
Date and Time: June 14, 2016 10:00-18:00,
in your local time
Location: Jakarta, InterContinental Jakarta Midplaza
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
Contact: RISING EXPO Secretariat

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: 30, Operating Company: 10

Chance to Win Cash and Prizes

Startups have the chance to win a cash prize for the best presentation and other awards given by the sponsors. Winners will be determined by votes from all the guests at the event and by the sponsors. In addition, the Grand Prix winner of the Southeast Asia round will be invited to attend RISING EXPO 2016 in Japan.

Application Schedule

March 3,2016

Period Starts

April 19,2016

Period Ends

May 3,2016

(we will contact
the individuals)

May 17,2016

Start-ups Selected

June 14,2016


Conditions for Applying

  1. Applicants must be IT and Internet related startups (both enterprise and consumer focused startups can apply).
  2. Applicants must have launched their service and have a user base, or have achieved revenue milestones.
  3. Applicants must be raising more than $1 Million USD in venture capital.
  4. Applicants must be able to attend the interview session held in each country, or arrange
    for a call, 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.

Venture Capital / Business Corporations

Asia Summit Capital


Credit Saison

Dentsu Digital Holdings

DG Incubation


Gobi Partners

i-mercury Capital


IMJ Investment Partners

Inspire Corporation

iSGS Investment Works


KK Fund

KLab Venture Partners

MDI Ventures

Monk's Hill Ventures

Nihon Unisys


Northstar Group

NSI Ventures

PT. ITOCHU Indonesia

Quest Ventures

Rebright Partners

SBI Holdings

SBI Ventures Malaysia

Skystar Capital

Start Today Co., Ltd




Toreta Asia



Vertex Ventures


InterContinental Jakarta Midplaza
Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 10-11,
Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta
+62 21 2510888