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Nomination for Echelon 2014 Extended to 14 Feb 2014

For interested Malaysian startups, E27 have extended the dateline of  nomination to 14th of Feb.

Echelon 2014 is Asia’s premiere technology and business event that celebrates Asia’s brightest technology and digital innovations, promising startup companies and change- makers in the region’s fast growing technology industry.

Echelon has been running since 2010 and is an annual conference held in Singapore. The event attracts a global repertoire of technology innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, regulatory bodies and c-suite executives who are creating the next wave of innovation in Asia.

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How Echelon 2014 is run

Phase 1: Call for Submissions (e27.co/echelon/startups) Extended till 14 February 2014, 11:59 PM (+8 GMT)

Startups are invited to submit their product ideas and all entries will be reviewed by an internal panel of judges. Startups will be contacted by 21 February 2014 if they have been selected to pitch at the Satellites.

Phase 2: Satellite Pitching (e27.co/echelon/satellites) From 10 March 2014 – 09 April 2014

Shortlisted startups from the submission round will pitch at one of the 12 Satellites across Asia. Key investors and community leaders make up the judging panel and will select startups to exhibit at Echelon 2014’s Startup Marketplace or pitch at Echelon 2014’s Launchpad

Phase 3: Exhibition, Pitching and Conference at Echelon 2014

4 – 5 June 2014, MAX Atria @ Singapore EXPO, Singapore

50 startups will be selected from the Satellites and invited to exhibit at the Echelon 2014 Startup Marketplace and 10 will be selected to pitch at the Echelon 2014 Launchpad. The judging panel consists of regional investors and venture capital funds and will select one Most Promising Startup of Echelon 2014.

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This year will also see the return of a larger exhibition area for cutting-edge technology companies across Asia. Echelon 2014 will also be hosting some of the region’s sharpest minds to share their vision on technology and it’s impact on business and innovation in Asia. Previous luminaries include Dave McClure (500 Startups), Razmig Hovaghimian (Viki), Sahil Lavingia (Pinterest) and Brian Wong (Kiip).