Have you heard of SEAMAC before?
To be short SEAMAC stand for Southeast Asia Mobile App Challenge. 26 startups from 9 countries in Asia Pacific competing in Regional Final at Singapore on 6th February 2015
We are so lucky to be shortlist as one of the SEAMAC Regional Finalist 🙂
Unlike any other competition that we been through, SEAMAC competition giving us surprising and mind blowing experiences and here is why:
- FREE TRANSPORTATION & ACCOMMODATION – SEAMAC Organiser provide transportation and accommodation for every shortlisted startup to fly over to Singapore to attend SEAMAC Regional Finals, which is cool!!! and I get to stay at BIG Hotel just located at CBD.
- CLEAR CRITERIA & AWESOME PRICE AWARDS – They provide a FULL DETAILS marking criteria (I believe is for judges use) and telling us what they expected from the presentation. Awesome price of SGD25,000 and return trip to Barcelona.
- NEW, CRAZY, MIND BLOWING IDEA & PRODUCT – 26 startups = 26 idea = 26 business model, each startup present their work on stage, some already builded a successful business and looking for more partnership, after all each startup perform fantastic on stage and the competition is never been so competitive.
- FOUNDERS & INVESTORS NETWORKING – For any startup expanding network is very important, SEAMAC provide a fantastic platform for founders and investors get to know each others. Probably your next investors is here.
So yeah, winning the competition is not the only target when you go to such event, but get to talk with different people and sharing with each other to improve your knowledge which is the biggest fortune you get from such event.
Last but not least, getting out to talk to people is very important for every startup, for founders:
Validating idea before you spend too much time to build product that no one want