InnoVEX 2023 Pitch Contest Finalists Announced

 2023-05-25 By: InnoVEX Team

As the co-organizer of InnoVEX, Taipei Computer Association (TCA) announced that the InnoVEX 2023 Pitch Contest preliminary round judging process has been concluded. InnoVEX 2023 will be held in Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center Hall 2 (TaiNEX 2) 1F. This year, the InnoVEX 2023 Pitch Contest will not have a semifinal round and will proceed directly to the Finals which will take place on June 2, 13:00 – 15:10 on the Pi Stage and the Pitch Contest winners will be announced on June 2, 16:00 – 17:00 on the Center Stage.

This year, many international startups registered for the InnoVEX Pitch Contest; 35% of which were from a total of 12 countries/areas, including Japan, Hong Kong, Italy, US, Brazil, Canada, South Korea, Chile, Egypt, Germany, and India. From the 80 participants, 10 startups were selected to proceed to the final stage to compete for the prizes with a total value of USD 120,000 ranging from cash prizes, networking opportunities, professional services/ resources, and more. The categories of the finalists include 5G & IoT, AI & Big Data, Healthcare & Biotech, and Manufacturing Technology that represent the industry’s main interests.

The 10 finalists are:

Company NameProduct NameCountry of OriginIndustry
Asiabots LimitedOmnichannel A.I. Customer ServiceTaiwanAI & Big Data
BELX BIO-PHARMACEUTICAL (TAIWAN) CORPORATIONBotanical new drug BEL-XTaiwanHealthcare & Biotech
Blumind Inc.Ultra-low power AI Analog ComputeCanadaAI & Big Data
DEEPX Co. |LtdNPU (AI Processor)South KoreaAI & Big Data
HoneyBear Biosciences | Inc.Trimannosyl Site-specific ConjugationTaiwanHealthcare & Biotech
KAICO LTD.Oral Vaccine, Feed Additive, Antibody Test KitJapanHealthcare & Biotech
Mechavision Inc.T-Skin Tactile TechnologyTaiwanManufacturing Technology
NearthlabNeathWIND (Pro2, Mobile), ZoomableSouth KoreaAI & Big Data
Ranictek Inc.5G/6G Base Station chipsTaiwan5G & IoT
Smart Tag Inc.S.M.A.R.T. KITTaiwan5G & IoT

The finalists will pitch onsite to the judges, including: Ravi Belani, a Co-Founder of Alchemist Accelerator (US); Tom Vanhoutte, the founder and managing partner of imec.xpand (Belgium); Michel Chu, President/CEO of ITIC (Taiwan); Jason Lu, Director of Darwin Ventures (Taiwan); and Alyssa Chen, Principal of AppWorks (Taiwan). Those who are interested in the final pitching session are welcome to join onsite.

Visit the InnoVEX 2023 Pitch Contest - Finals and sign up to join the event live.

About InnoVEX

Started in 2016, InnoVEX is a startup focused exhibition organized by Taipei Computer Association (TCA) and Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA). Positioned as the innovation hub of Asia, InnoVEX is held alongside Asia’s leading ICT B2B Tradeshow, COMPUTEX; to connect startups and their innovations to global VCs, CVCs, manufacturing partners, buyers, and media.

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