Startups chosen for first spherical of International Startup Pitch


Twenty journey tech startups plus 5 wildcard members have been chosen for the primary spherical of the International Startup Pitch. The competitors, which is in its second 12 months, is collectively produced by WiT and Phocuswright.

Judges chosen these startups from a crop of greater than
120 entries obtained for the worldwide competitors to floor the perfect journey
startups throughout 5 totally different areas of the world.

Listed below are the primary spherical members:

Asia Pacific

 Center East & Africa



A Wildcards class was created by Phocuswright
and WiT to floor
concepts which might be significantly international, future-oriented, onerous to unravel and assault
next-generation challenges.

“We’re all the time looking out for concepts that don’t
fairly match right into a field however are value surfacing,” mentioned Pete Comeau, managing
director of Phocuswright. 




Added Comeau, “We’re genuinely enthused by
the distinctive high quality and variety represented within the submissions. We now have
seen a mess of startups striving to deal with points prevalent within the hospitality {industry}, a
recurring development over time. Nonetheless, we’re additionally witnessing modern methods to age-old issues corresponding to optimizing
funds, using AI to forecast journey demand and bettering journey

“We now have some wonderful feminine founders,
startups from all corners of the world, together with Japan, Mexico and New
Zealand, and a few journey adjoining corporations pushing our {industry} to assume
larger. We have introduced collectively a distinguished group of judges who will help
in figuring out the perfect startups poised to tackle among the most vital
{industry} challenges.”

“We wish to thank our panel of judges, who
did the onerous work to get us to this primary spherical, which shall be aired dwell on
Might 24. Three per area/class shall be picked to enter the second spherical on
August 24, and the chosen finalists will pitch dwell for the grand prize at WiT
Singapore, Oct 2-4,” mentioned Yeoh Siew Hoon, founding father of WiT.

The standards that judges
apply to the startups all through the competitors embrace viability, buyer
attraction, technical innovation, sustainability, crew and the X issue. 

The International
Startup Pitch Competitors is a part of an ongoing dedication to domesticate
innovation via actions together with WiT Bootcamps, Phocuswright Startup
Program, Hot25 Startups, Summit and an industry-driving international community of
leaders on the sting of innovation.

To observe Spherical 1 of the International Startup
Pitch, join here.

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