Snow Leopard Tech Challenge

Annual startup event that brings together angel investors and asset managers, successful entrepreneurs and early-stage, up-and-coming startups. With this event, we aim to contribute in protection of the endangered snow leopards in Mongolia and beyond.

Snow Leopard Tech Challenge

Annual startup event that brings together angel investors and asset managers, successful entrepreneurs and early-stage, up-and-coming startups. During this event, we also aim to contribute in protection of the endangered snow leopards in Mongolia and beyond.

Schedule

23:59 (GMT+8) 1 July 2019

Entry applications open at www.irbis.sg

1 August 2019 23:59 (GMT+8)

Deadline of submitting entry applications

5 - 9 August 2019

Peer review and shortlisting process

12 - 16 August 2019

Selection of Top 5 startups

16 August 2019

Announcement of Top 5 startups via IRBIS Explorer

13-15 September 2019

Grand Finale in the Gobi Desert, Mongolia

Why you should attend?

For
Startups:

Attractive pool of prizes. An opportunity of a lifetime to compete in the Gobi Desert, Mongolia in front of Asia’s top asset managers, investors and corporations.

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For
Asset Managers:

Be a part of an exotic event in the Gobi Desert, Mongolia where you will meet different, well vetted Asian startups, and network with other local and international investors. By attending this event, you will also help protecting the endangered snow leopards in Mongolia and beyond.

Show interest

Prize Pool

The top contenders of 2019 SLTC will get access to:

The top contenders of 2019 SLTC will get access to:

Top 10
Top 5
Winner

Cash reward of US$20,000  

Simple agreement for future equity note for US$20,000

Ticket & accommodation for Grand Finale in the Gobi Desert, Mongolia

Funding opportunities via IRBIS Explorer

Invitation to participate in IRBIS Oasis

Invitation to participate in the 2019 Mongolian Startup Showcase in Malaysia, Singapore

Phases of
Snow Leopard Tech Challenge

Receipt of applications via IRBIS EXPLORER
IRBIS to match applicants based on
competitive scoring and pre-assigned parameters via IRBIS EXPLORER
Applicants to review the maximum of three other applicants to
pre-qualify TOP 100 STARTUPS
Review and selection of TOP 5 STARTUPS by IRBIS Partners' investment Committee via IRBIS EXPLORER
Grand Finale: Pitch Contest among TOP 5 STARTUPS, followed by scoring by all attendees on the spot via IRBIS EXPLORER
Grand Finale: Consolidation of scoring and announcement of WINNER OF SNOW LEOPARD TECH CHALLENGE 2019
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