2017 ASEAN Division

CACSC*

Redefine yourself

About the Create @ Alibaba Cloud Startup Contest (CACSC)

The Create@Alibaba Cloud Startup Contest was first held in 2015, as a series of contests for global entrepreneurs sponsored by the Alibaba Group. This is a competition among the best startup entrepreneurs in the technology field, sponsored by the Alibaba Innovation Center (AIC), in collaboration with world famous media outlets, venture capital investors, and top-level partners from around the world. For more information, visit Alibaba Cloud's official CACSC site at : https://cacsc.aliyun.com/

ASEAN Division Contest

The ASEAN Division Contest is open to all ASEAN applicants to join. The division finals will be held on the 20th of July 2017 at WORQ, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Startups from all over ASEAN will come and present their ideas to compete for the title of ASEAN Division Contest Champion. From there the winner will proceed to the World Championship, to be held in Shanghai, China.

Application Process

  1. Download the application form here and email your completed application to cloud@worq.space.
  2. The organisers will select qualifying startups from all applications to advance to the final stage.
  3. Qualified & selected applicants will receive an invitation to the ASEAN Division Contest happening at WORQ Coworking Space in Malaysia.
  4. The ASEAN Division Contest takes place*.
  5. The ASEAN Division Contest winners will be announced at the end of the July 20th pitch day.

Criteria

Companies or organizations that have developed innovative products, applications or solutions in the following technology domains:

  1. Artificial Intelligence (AI) / Big Data
  2. Cyber Security
  3. Digital Services
  4. Immersive Media (Augmented Reality (AR) / Virtual Reality (VR)
  5. Internet of Things (IoT)
Qualifying Criteria
*Participants based out of Malaysia who are shortlisted to participate in the ASEAN Finals will receive accommodation support from Alibaba Cloud. Each startup will receive one (1) night of complimentary hotel accommodation for a maximum capacity of two (2) pax.

Contestant Benefits

Award Categories

Division Champion

ASEAN Division Champion

  • Preferential access to the Alibaba Group's first round of investment interviews and recommendations.
  • 50,000 USD credit for cloud product resources from the Alibaba Cloud International Department.
  • Round-trip ticket to the 2017 CACSC Final in Shanghai, China.
  • Opportunities for startups to be trained on scaling your businesses successfully before the World Championship Finals.
  • Direct access to well-known investors in China.
World Champion

World Champion

  • Access to Alibaba Group resources through the Alibaba Innovation Center's global strategic customer support program.
  • Invitation to the 2018 Computing Conference Hangzhou Summit, where 60,000 entrepreneurs and developers from around the world will showcase their innovations.

Other Benefits

  • FengChi Startup Support Program from Alibaba Innovation Center Create@Alibaba Cloud Program.
  • One-on-one architecture services from an Alibaba Cloud senior architect.
  • In-depth interviews with mainstream industry media.
  • Promotion on the official CACSC website.
  • One-on-one evaluation session by senior venture capitalists.
  • Enter as a classic case in the Innovation Power at Alibaba Cloud.
  • Resource support from the Alibaba Innovation Center.
  • Invitation to official appreciation dinner.

25+

Co-host districts

200+

Investment organizations

500+

Business Plan presentations

1000+

Partner media outlets

Access to

$10,000,000+

USD worth of funding opportunity in ASEAN

ASEAN Winners

1st Place

  • 50,000 USD Alibaba Cloud International Credits.
  • Exposure to ASEAN and global VCs.
  • Sponsored round trip flight ticket, food and accommodation to the Finals in Shanghai, China and the Yun Qi Tech Summit in Hangzhou, China (The whole trip will be from the 10th of October to the 16th of October, beginning in Shanghai, then to Hangzhou, finally ending in Shanghai).
  • 2,000 USD Information worth of WORQ coworking space credits*.

2nd Place

  • 10,000 USD Alibaba Cloud International Credits.
  • Exposure to ASEAN and global VCs.
  • Sponsored round trip flight ticket, food and accommodation to the Finals in Shanghai, China and the Yun Qi Tech Summit in Hangzhou, China (The whole trip will be from the 10th of October to the 16th of October, beginning in Shanghai, then to Hangzhou, finally ending in Shanghai).
  • 900 USD Information worth of WORQ coworking space credits*.

3rd Place

  • 10,000 USD Alibaba Cloud International Credits.
  • Exposure to ASEAN and global VCs.
  • 500 USD Information worth of WORQ coworking space credits*.

4th-8th Place

  • 10,000 USD Alibaba Cloud International Credits.
  • Exposure to ASEAN and global VCs.
*Terms & Conditions:
  1. To be redeemed within 3 months of issuance and used in consecutive months
  2. Credits are non-transferable and non-exchangeable
  3. Office space refers to hotdesks at WORQ

CACSC Timeline

2nd June
Registration

Interested participants should download the registration form and submit it.

7th July
End of Submission

Closing date for registration form submission

20th July
ASEAN Division Contest

A one (1) day competition, ASEAN Division Contest. Winner will advance to the CACSC Final 2017 in Shanghai.

13-14th October
CACSC Final

The battle for the winner of CACSC 2017 in Shanghai.

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ASEAN Division

International Regional Championship

  1. To download the form, please click on the icon below.
  2. Email your completed application form to cloud@worq.space.
  3. Only complete application form will be qualified for the contest.

Venue

WORQ

WORQ :
Glo Damansara,
699 Jalan Damansara, Taman Tun Dr Ismail,
60000 Petaling Jaya,
Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia
https://worq.space/

The Judges

Dato' Ng Wan Peng

COO, MDEC

Raymond Ma

GM, Alibaba Cloud for ASEAN & ANZ

Kay Mok Ku

Partner - Investment, Gobi Venture

William Gozali

Head of Investments, MDI Ventures

Dr. Alex Lin

Head, Ecosystem Development, SG Innovate

Nazrin Hassan

Group CEO, Cradle

Dr. Derek Wang

Chief Architect, Alibaba Cloud International

Tengku Dato' Sri Azmil Zahruddin

Executive Director of Investment, Khazanah

Gary Khoeng

Principal, Convergence Ventures

James Tan

Managing Partner, Quest Ventures

Partners & Sponsors

Co-organized with:

WORQ

Supported by:

MDEC

Official Live Streaming Partner:

WORQ

QR Code to Download App:

MDEC