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Are you the next Malaysian start-up to pitch and win a free trip to Beijing and join the startup tour?

Come join us to watch the OTEC APAC Pitch Competition series to select 1 x Malaysian innovative start up to meet industry leaders, angel investors, corporate partners and passionate entrepreneurs in Kunming this May!


Investible is hosting a series of pitch events in Australia and Asia to identify the top startups who will be given the opportunity to pitch to entrepreneurs, angel investors, corporates and VCs at OTEC, Kuming, China.

The winners will compete to win the chance of a lifetime for a startup entrepreneur.

OTEC (Overseas Talent Entrepreneurship Conference) is an annual conference and a comprehensive platform dedicated to serving entrepreneurs who want to start up business in China. Held by the Beijing Chaoyang district government together with Western Returned Scholars Association and ZhenFund. The aim of OTEC is to offer entrepreneurs with various forms of resources, including but not limited to talents, projects, technologies, markets, capitals, policies and services, working spaces and products, and to make Chaoyang district as the top choice for overseas entrepreneurs.

OTEC 2019 will begin in April across 20 overseas entrepreneurship competitions in Eastern U.S., Seattle, Chicago, Silicon Valley, Sydney, Thailand, Kuala Lumpur, Israel, Japan, Singapore, London, Germany, Finland and other cities.

The conference has been held consecutively for 5 years and has attracted more than 12000 entrepreneurs, 3000 projects and 100 investment organizations from 20 countries and regions along the way. More than 400 projects that joined has successfully got funded, and over 200 of them has already settled in Beijing.

Investible will be hosting a series of Pitch competitions across APAC to find the top startups to pitch in China.


Date: Tuesday, 8th of May, 2019

Time: 4.00pm - 7:00pm

Location: Worq, 3A-01A, Glo Damansara, 699, Jalan, Damansara, Kuala Lumpur 60000, Malaysia.

Applications close: 4th May, 2019


Building on the success of 2016 pitch series where we had over 400 attendees, 100 applications and 20 x startups pitch. A series of pitching competitions across Asia and Australia will be held for startups to attend the OTEC conference in Kunming on the 28th-30th May 2019.

There will be China Startup tour where startups will get to pitch to industry, government, investors and VCs.

Details of 2019 competition:

Startups who can enter:

  • Established company

  • Have a customer base

  • Have a revenue stream

  • Ready to raise Series A or B funding

Judging Criteria and process of the competition:

  • All teams pitch for up to 4 min + 4 min Q&A

  • All pitches will be recorded;

  • Teams are to be assessed on

  • Team;

  • Market;

  • Business model;

  • Future projection of the business

Download the Judging criteria: here


  • Big data and application

  • Medical and healthcare

  • Energy and environment

  • Artificial intelligence

  • Smart Cities Technology

  • AgriTech


The winner will be announced on the night.

Top pitches of the night will be chosen by panel of Judges.

APPLY now to register to pitch, closing date is: 1st May 2019 at 6.00pm SGT, shortlist announced on 3rd May 2019 10.00am.

This is an exclusive networking event and tickets are very limited.



  • 3,000 RMB for Flights

  • Qualify to Pitch in the Global Semi-Finals in Kunming

  • All accommodation during 3-day conference in Kunming

  • 1,000,000 RMB financing grant for final winner to qualify to Beijing in July

  • Nomination for Phoenix Plan (Government grant from 100,000 to 300,000 RMB)

  • Special issue and media coverage during OTEC events

With invaluable insights from a leading group of investors and advisors, we expect demand to be high so be quick!

This is an exclusive networking event and tickets are very limited.

For enquiries contact

Our Innovation Partners include:

Previous Judges:

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