Team Selection

    APEC Challenge is providing startups the chance to showcase their products and services in front of experienced executives, investors, and innovators. As a collaborative event with Intel and Siemens, we wish to see start-up teams with the following characteristics:

      Start-ups that
    • • Acquire the innovation and novelty of business idea/solutions/technologies.
    • • Address significant challenges unique to the country/region.
    • • Should not be in violation of any intellectual property rights.
    • • Should demonstrate a commitment to responsible and ethical business practices.

    • Start-ups who have either functional prototypes or pilot customers. Start-ups from Asia-Pacific region including those from Australia; Brunei Darussalam; Canada; Chile; China; Hong Kong, China; India; Indonesia; Japan; Republic of Korea; Malaysia; Mexico; New Zealand; Papua New Guinea; Peru; the Philippines; Russia; Singapore; Chinese Taipei; Thailand; the United States and Vietnam.



  • Timeline

  • Team Selection

  • Focus Area

  • Pitch & Mentoring Opportunities

  • Award and Prizes

  • Judging Criteria