RISE is Enterprise Singapore’s Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) partner for Bangkok, Thailand.
It is a regional corporate innovation accelerator that aims to establish Southeast Asia as the global hub for corporate innovation due to its eminent potential and impact towards society. With the mission to lift up Southeast Asia through its corporate innovation platform, RISE works with corporates and governments across the region through their accelerator, venture builder and corporate innovation programmes.
RISE is the largest corporate innovation accelerator in Southeast Asia. With a network of over 400 corporations, 4,000 startups, and 20,000 corporate innovators and partnerships in 40 countries around the world, RISE has contributed to a combined valuation of over US$1.2 billion (S$1.6 billion).
RISE is partnering Enterprise Singapore to run a GIA Acceleration Programme to support global startups in entering Southeast Asia through Bangkok.
The RISE.AI Programme will recruit global artificial intelligence (AI) startups to work closely with Southeast Asian corporates for 10 weeks in Singapore and Bangkok. These AI startups will be chosen based on their submissions to problem statements from corporates in financial services, manufacturing and energy sectors.
The 10-week programme is curated for high-potential AI startups and will include rigorous co-innovation and ongoing mentorship. It is designed to support international AI startups in co-innovation activities with Southeast Asia-based corporates in financial services, manufacturing and energy sectors.
The programme comprises three stages:
International and Singapore-based technology startups and SMEs.
Global AI startups keen to venture into Thailand and explore co-innovation opportunities in Southeast Asia can apply for the RISE.AI Programme.
Interested applicants can visit www.riseaccel.com or contact the key personnel below for more information on the application process:
The GIA Acceleration Programme to Bangkok is curated for high-potential technology startups and SMEs across all sectors, and will include market immersion, business matching, and mentorship sessions.
As a result of the situation brought about by COVID-19, the Bangkok GIA Acceleration Programme has been revised to the following:
The programme has two stages:
Singapore-based technology startups or SMEs.
Global AI startups keen to venture into Thailand and explore co-innovation opportunities in Southeast Asia can apply for the GIA Acceleration Programme.
Alongside Enterprise Singapore, RISE also organises a GIA Demand-led Programme, Tech Showcase, which offers business and investment matching opportunities, allowing participants to form new collaborations with Thai corporates.
The GIA Demand-led Programme will give technology startups and SMEs the opportunity to submit solutions to problem statements generated by RISE’s network of corporates.
Typically run as a full-day programme, the Bangkok GIA Demand-led Programme has been revised as a result of the situation brought about by COVID-19, and will now take place virtually, with business matching taking place across the span of a month.
The GIA Demand-led Programme consists of the following segments:
Global AI startups keen to venture into Thailand and explore co-innovation opportunities in Southeast Asia can apply for the GIA Demand-led Programme.
RISE can provides tailored support for Singapore-based technology startups and SMEs interested in engaging the Thailand startup ecosystem.
RISE also partners with technology leaders, corporate partners, governments, and other ecosystem partners to integrate startup thinking into their organisations. Corporates which RISE have a close working relationship with include Krungsi Bank, Thailand’s leading bank for SMEs, and PTT, a state owned oil and gas company.
For more information on RISE and its programmes, please visit www.riseaccel.com or email email@example.com.