Through our unique corporate accelerator program, RISE works with corporates and government across Southeast Asia to run a tailor-made “GrowthAccelerator” program that creates an environment for the startups and corporates to create a win-win partnership that can drive the local economic growth, technological and innovation progress, and improve standard of living for Southeast Asia (SEA).
RISE is now the largest accelerators in SEA with 1000+ startups have graduated from the program and combined valuation of over $900 million.
“RISE.AI”, Southeast Asia’s First Corporate AI Accelerator program that will bring in 30 best-in-class A.I. startups from best-in-class A.I. startups from Asia and work intensively with Southeast Asian corporates for 9 weeks.
RISE.AI is an outcome-driven innovation platform unlike other accelerators, focusing on delivering real tangible business results by plugging startups solutions to our corporate partners’ problem statements, rather than incubating startups.
Krungsri RISE, Thailand’s First Corporate Accelerator, is a partnership between RISE and Krungsri Finnovate, a subsidiary of Bank of Ayudhya, 5th largest bank in the country in terms of loans, deposits, and assets. The program stands in the unique position of taking no equity, and opens to startups at every stages.
Upon the completion of the third batch, Bank of Ayudhya now works with 35 startups throughout the bank and allocates USD 30 million Fintech-focused for Venture Capital Investment in startups.
RISE collaborated with PTT Digital, a subsidiary of PTT Group, Thailand’s largest company by market value to run the ﬁrst “Regional Corporate Accelerator” in Thailand. The program attracted more than 300 applications from 22 different countries, 15 teams were selected to join a 12-week bootcamp to work closely with PTT to drive the innovation within the group.
Over 80% of the startups were engaged in a pilot project with PTT Group to enhance technology for New S-Curve business development within the group.
Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA), Ministry of Digital Economy and Society under the Royal Thai Government engages with RISE to run National Digital Startup Accelerator (Digital Startup) by recruiting over 500 startups nationwide to join 18-month long bootcamp and accelerator program.
The goal was to create inspiration, develop potential and stimulate creativity. It is a project that emphasizes promoting Thais to become Digital Entrepreneur. The 10 ﬁnalist teams were provided with stage fundings from the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (Depa) and were also connected to over 20 different countries to RISE's global network partner.
RISE collaborated with the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (depa), and R&D institution King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL)to help startups strengthen their products, ﬁnding funding opportunities, and scale their businesses globally.
This program ‘Startup FastTrack – Go inter with depa’, a two-week bootcamp that took 10 Thai startups to regional and global investors. The startups were given opportunities to showcase their MVP at “Echelon Summit 2018”. This gave the startups access a wide range of funding channels, new customers database, and also received valuable feedback on their business models from experts in the related industry.