Asia Startup Summit: first successful edition

Monday, 17 December, 2018

The French Chamber in Singapore together with La French Tech, organised its 1st Asia Startup Summit to facilitate synergies and partnerships in the region.



The Asia Startup Summit is an initiative that aims to reinforce business links between Asia Startups and French large corporations in Singapore.

This 1st edition organised by the French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore with La French Tech on Thursday, 13 December at Novotel on Stevens in Singapore brought together 25 MNC, 46 Startups operating in 14 countries in Asia, 10 investors for an afternoon of more than 300 B2B meetings.

We started the day with 12 speakers sharing their expertise during keynotes and panel discussions dedicated to the Future of Innovation and the New models of collaboration & co-creation between Large Corporates and Startups.

Then, the 46 selected Startups participated to a 3 mn pitch session to present their solutions in front of MNCs and Investors.

With more than 300 afternoon session of B2B meetings organised by the French Chamber, MNCs, investors and Startups had the opportunity to:

  • Present their services and discuss potential collaborations;
  • Match their needs against each others’ solutions.


The Summit ended with a networking cocktail to bring together all the participants!

We thank the sponsors below for their support of this successful edition of the Asia Startup Summit!



To live or relive the event, check out photos in our gallery.