ORIGIN Innovation Awards is APAC’s esteemed accolade for tech innovation which aims to provide recognition to companies that have exemplified the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship in the running of their businesses. The inaugural ORIGIN Innovation Awards started in 2020 as an initiative by TechNode Global with a goal to build a dynamic community in propelling them to soar to greater heights.Read: Inaugural ORIGIN Innovation Awards celebrates the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship
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Have your solution scored by Tier 1 investors, and veteran judges. Opportunities to engage investors and corporates in a private setting.
AWARDS CATEGORIES & CRITERIA
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 20 SEPTEMBER 2020
There are 4 main categories and 19 sub-categories open to entry in the ORIGIN Innovation Awards 2020.
The aim of Startup Awards is to recognise startups offering disruptive solutions that have created outstanding impact on the way businesses operate or perceived as capable of changing the status quo.
We welcome startups in the following 11 emerging technologies industries to submit their nomination.
Logistics & LMF
Food & AgriTech
Media & Entertainment
Supply Chain & New Retail
Internet Solutions (aaS)
Value created by the product or service
Attractiveness of the market opportunity
Viability of business model
Capability of the management team
The Digital Transformation Award aims to recognize established companies who have adopted emerging technologies to transform or make a significant change to their business models and operations. Solutions could have been co-developed jointly with tech partners, or by their in-house tech team.
We welcome corporates to submit their nomination for the 1 sub-category below.
Best Digital Transformation
Business impact and value created by the digital transformation project
What’s the game-changer?
The technologies underpinning the digital transformation
The Ecosystem Enabler Awards aims to celebrate the successes of ecosystem enablers who have directly impacted the growth and development of the entrepreneurial landscape and created growth in their community.
We welcome ecosystem enablers (VCs, incubators, accelerators, co-working spaces, interest groups, etc.) to submit your nomination for one of the 2 sub-categories below.
People’s Choice VCs
Community Builder Award
Exemplify strong commitment in mentorship and community building
Leading recognized initiatives that bring about positive impact to their community
Strong relationships with the key ecosystem stakeholders
Demonstrate exceptional leadership
The Movers & Shakers Awards aims to recognize individuals who have exemplified important qualities of a great leader, and dedication to the startup community, giving back through offering mentorship and serving as a resource in a peer to peer environment.
The Best Sustainable Solution recognizes companies/solutions that have developed solutions to serve a greater cause (e.g. social, cultural or environmental issues) bringing benefits to the community-at-large.
In light of the significant impact on businesses and the economy during this crisis, a special Resilience Award will be given out to acknowledge companies/solutions which are proven capable of fighting the pandemic.
We welcome individuals and companies to submit nominations for one of the 5 sub-categories below.
Outstanding Female VC (individual)
Promising Female Founder (individual)
Founder of the Year (individual)
Best Sustainable Solution (company entity/solution)
Resilience Award (company entity/solution)
Innovation & Disruption
Business Model Scalability
Personal Influence and Impact
General Eligibility & FAQs
Have a question about ORIGIN Innovation Awards? Read on to find your answer. If our FAQ section doesn’t answer your question, reach out to us here.
Winners stand to enjoy the following perks and benefits:
Marketing and publicity package by TechNode Global and our media partners
Invitation to post-award activities such as pitching and networking events with venture capitalists and business partners
TechNode Global would like to thank the partners of ORIGIN Innovation Awards for their continuous support.
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