dtac accelerate batch 6 announces Best Performing Startup on Demo Day, the final pitching stage of Thailand’s number one accelerator program.
The winners won the major prizes to attend three of the world’s best tech conferences for startups. Mr. Panthep Nilasinthop, Acting Chief Digital Officer, Total Access Communication PLC. or dtac
And Mr. Sompoat Chansomboon, Director of dtac accelerate, together with sponsorship partners congratulate all the winners listed below:
· Team Ooca won the prize to attend the TechCrunch Disrupt 2018 in San Francisco, USA. The team will have a chance to meet famous technology persons and world-class investors, including company visits at Google, Facebook, Airbnb, and Uber.
· Team Somjai Home Loan and Gowabi won the prize to attend the Web Summit 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal, the world’s biggest tech conference, with over 60,000 attendees last year. The team will showcase and promote their product and meet world-class investors.
· Team Noburo won the prize to attend the Line Developer Day in Japan, a technical conference showcasing the latest technologies from LINE.
· Team Doctor A to Z won the Popular Vote Award.
Mr. Sompoat Chansomboon, Director of dtac accelerate, said “This year, the award-winning startups are teams that focus on digital platform to facilitate business and daily lifestyles and able to rapidly scale business and extend the market to overseas.
Anyway, many startups have different ideas. Deep Tech has created a trend for the adoption of AI into business. Team Zwiz.AI builds AI chatbot for businesses and their customers to enhance the customer service and analyze business data through Facebook and LINE.
They have developed AI chatbot for customer care to many companies with over 200,000 users and 4 million conversations. Health Tech has created a healthcare trend. Ooca, an alternative platform for depression treatment.
There are more than 30 psychiatrists and psychologists ready to offer consulting and clinical services to public via the application. Doctor A-Z helps foreign patients to find the best doctor for specific disease and the best treatment cost at quality hospitals with JCI accreditation.”
dtac accelerate has been running successfully for six consecutive years. There have been many incubator programs coming and going over the years, but dtac accelerate has remained the leader in startup incubation in Thailand.
We have maintained the quality and standard of our program that is measured by the success of participating startups, the quality of mentors and world-class speakers as well as the startup selection criteria. We will do our best to maintain and keep improving our standard.
dtac accelerate has been successfully helping the Thai startup ecosystem to grow and succeed in an international market.
So far, 45 startups have emerged from the program and have collectively raised over 700 million Baht of foreign direct investment (FDI), which makes dtac accelerate Thailand’s number one incubator program and number three in Southeast Asia after Singapore and Indonesia.
About 70% of its startups have secured follow-on funding and the 45 startups have a combined value of 5 billion Baht, with a 500% growth rate.
The Demo Day batch 6 is one of the four major events that attract interest from leading VC’s from Southeast Asia and around the world. It is a great opportunity for startups to pitch to investors for a chance to win Series A and seed funding.