CREATING CIRCULAR SOLUTIONS FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
APPLICATIONS FOR 2023 HAVE CLOSED See you next year!
HyperScale is the global sustainability accelerator that willidentify, invest, and nurture innovationsthat can create a major impacton the future of the waste sector.
Focusing on tackling one of humanity's biggest challenges, HyperScale is dedicated to helping waste-tech startups build solutions that can address thegrowing waste problem in Asia. Inpartnership with leading corporations like IBM, Panasonic and JFE, HyperScale will help waste-tech venturescross bordersandscale their sustainable innovations globally.
Our Focus On Growth & Sustainability
Meeting Urgent Needs
Accelerating innovations that can combat the global sustainability crisis through the power of networks.
Leveraging on a more connected world to help startups rapidly expand and scale across borders.
Build For The Future
Helping startups future-proof their business models and identify opportunities during crises.
Our Focus Areas
Our immediate focus is to tackle challenges arising from the following waste streams:
HyperScale will support and accelerate companies developing breakthrough solutions across the waste-value chain.
Why You Should Join
Waste Ecosystem Engagement
Connections with key government agencies, regulators, and corporations.
Circularity and Waste Expertise
Access to global waste-tech mentors and partners.
Proprietary Waste-Tech Curriculum
Co-developed in partnership with The Incubation Network and Sagana.
The HyperScale Journey
Your application will help us better understand whether you will be a good fit for the programme, so give the application your best shot.
Shortlisted teams will be invited for an interview where we will assess the team, solution and fit with the accelerator.
Meet your fellow cohort-mates as well as our programme partners. You will go through a series of masterclasses, workshops, mentor and networking sessions leading up to Demo Day.
19 June 2023
Follow up and support on post-programme activities including fund-raising and testbedding opportunities
Startups will pitch at Demo Day to a curated group of investors and corporates and showcase their solutions to raise further capital to scale their impact.
What To Expect
A curated curriculum will be held over the course of 12 weeks in hybrid format.
Pilots & Partnerships
Strategic partnerships are a must for any startup looking to scale quickly. HyperScale facilitates link-ups with corporate partners or organisations that can open doors of opportunity for startups to grow at an accelerated rate.
Workshops & Masterclasses
Building upon a specially designed waste-tech curriculum co-developed with The Incubation Network, startups will be equipped with key knowledge and capabilities to build scalable products and sustainable business models.
Mentor & Coaching Sessions
Our mentors and coaches bring with them decades of experience building ventures across industries, expertise in developing solutions for circularity, and skill sets and insights to support startups on their journey.
HyperScale bridges the knowledge gap for global startups by connecting them to key stakeholders in respective markets who can help refine their product-market fit and scale across regions.
We work with a wide network of venture capital firms, impact investment funds, sustainability and waste-tech focused investors looking to fund impactful innovations from our cohort of startups.
HyperScale's mission is to create a platform for success. The programme ends with Demo Day, helping startups pitch to global investors to raise growth capital to scale their impact in the long term.
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HyperScale is organised by
Our Corporate Partners
We are supported by a group of dedicated corporates, investors, and communities committed to making a lasting impact across the global waste ecosystem.
Our Community Partners
HyperScale is an accelerator program for waste-tech startups. Our verticals are Plastic Waste, Electronic Waste, Food/Agricultural Waste, Textile Waste & Mixed Waste.
We accept any startups that are working on sustainability and circularity solutions that cut across the waste value chain - i.e. waste reduction, waste collection, sorting, treatment, recycling, and even product redesign
No, HyperScale is free for all startups who apply. We also do not take any equity from our startups.
No, it will be a hybrid program where accepted companies will have the option to participate in our program remotely or in person at StartupX's office.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. After the initial review, shortlisted startups will undergo a standard due diligence process and be called for screening calls. Our screening calls will cover introductions and your 10-minute pitch. We will look to discuss your founding team, technology, product solution fit, and competitive landscape.
We are looking at the Seed stage to Series A companies that are ready to scale with our corporate partners.
Funding is not guaranteed, but all cohort members will have access to our wide investors' network through networking sessions and demo days.