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Regional Singapore, Singapore

Mar 9, 2016

1776 is pleased to present Challenge Cup Regional Singapore. Be a part of the energy as the most promising Australian, Indian, and Southeast Asian startups compete to share their vision on a global stage.

The competing startups are the winners of Challenge Cup Local round events in Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, and Sydney, and represent a global reach even more extensive than that. After two days of pitching coaching, mentor meetings, and rehearsing, the competitors will have just one chance to showcase their innovations and businesses to the judges and audience.

Check out the event schedule below, and make sure you RSVP to save your seat!


The Challenge Cup is a worldwide tournament for the most promising, world-changing startups to win cash prizes, make international connections, and share their vision on a global stage. Through events happening in over 50 cities around the world, we’re finding incredible potential from San Francisco to Islamabad.

Come hear pitches from high-potential companies from across Southeast Asia. Join us to find out which world-changing startups will advance to the Global Finals of the Challenge Cup in Washington, D.C. in June 2016.

Our judging panel is made up of:

Andrew Dolan, 1776, Assistant Director for Special Projects

Juul Gielens, Philips, Business Manager Value Segment & IGT synergies

Justin Hall, Golden Gates Ventures, Principal

Hsien Hui Tong, Infocomm Investments Pte Ltd, Director, Investments


  • 3/17/16 6:00 pm - 3/17/16 8:30 pm Doors Open
  • 3/17/16 6:30 pm - 3/17/16 6:40 pm Introductory Remarks
  • 3/17/16 6:40 pm - 3/17/16 8:10 pm Startup Pitches
  • 3/17/16 8:10 pm - 3/17/16 8:20 pm Networking & Judge Deliberation
  • 3/17/16 8:30 pm - 3/17/16 8:45 pm Winner Announcements

Competing Startups

Regional Partners