Demo Day

Highlighting Asia's Best Startups

Each year, Google brings together a group of compelling investable companies, from around the world to highlight innovative technology and drive investment.

Our first-ever Demo Day in Asia will be hosted in Shanghai, China on September 20.

Scroll down to learn more about the event and selection criteria.

Apply to pitch by 1 July, 2018.

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Founders of Conecterra and Kenzen stand with their People's Choice award and Judges' Favorite award from Demo Day Europe

Criteria for participating startups

  • Must be legally incorporated and headquartered in Asia.
  • Must have raised at least $50,000.
  • Must be seeking to actively raise $1M-$5M within 6 months of the event.
  • Must have demonstrated traction through funding raised, revenue, customer growth, etc.
  • Must be confident in presenting in English

Pitch on a global stage; connect with investors

We believe that the best investments happen because of relationships. Demo Day is an intimate event for accredited and active investors to have real conversations with founders that have been hand-selected by Google. 

Startups can apply to pitch and can also be nominated by local partners within the Google for Entrepreneurs partner network.

Google teams review the startups and select them based on the strength of the team, execution and traction, and their growth potential.

Demo Day attendees having a conversation and smiling
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Success Stories

Startups who have pitched at our past events have gone on to raise millions in funding and several have been acquired by leading companies including Glassdoor, Vista Equity Partners, and Circle. Learn more.

Castbox
GoSpotCheck
Mojio
Reaction Commerce (8.5m series A, led by GV)
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About Google for Entrepreneurs

Google for Entrepreneurs connects startups to a global startups community and a breadth of Google resources with its global network of partners and Campuses.

Google for Entrepreneurs has especially been expanding rapidly in the Asia Pacific region, on-boarding new partners in Singapore, Indonesia, and Thailand in the last year, with more to be announced soon.