sankalp finalists top 10

Meet the Top 10 Finalists of Sankalp SE Asia Summit 2017

We’re proud to present the Top 10 Finalists to the Sankalp Southeast Asia Awards 2017.

Selected by an exhaustive jury committee of investment professionals and sector experts, they will be making their business pitches at the main Summit to an audience of over 400+ stakeholders across impact investors, institutions, corporate and media.

True to the flavour of the Summit, the finalists represent 7 countries and 6 sectors.

1) My Cash Online

COUNTRY: Malaysia

SECTOR: Financial Inclusion

An online platform for the unbanked, where users can purchase product and services online without using any credit card or bank account

2) iGrow

COUNTRY: Malaysia

SECTOR: Agriculture

Helps grow farms by connecting local farmers, landowners, investors, and crop buyers in Indonesia

3) Golden Paddy

COUNTRY: Myanmar

SECTOR: Agriculture

Leverages connectivity to help small-holder farmers in improving their livelihoods and secure a safe food supply

4) SokhaKrom

COUNTRY: Cambodia

SECTOR: Health Tech

A healthcare platform which would be a central source of information for reliable healthcare and medical services in Cambodia.

5) enerGaia

COUNTRY: Thailand

SECTOR: Blue Economy

Provides clean, healthy and sustainable food source through our innovative Spirulina production system on rooftops in Bangkok

6) Backstreet Academy

COUNTRY : Singapore

SECTOR : Tourism

A peer-to-peer impact travel platform where impoverished local communities create unique travel experiences

7) Amartha 

COUNTRY: Indonesia

SECTOR: Financial Inclusion

Helps women micro entrepreneurs in rural villages to get affordable loans from lenders through an online marketplace  

8) Evoware

COUNTRY: Indonesia

SECTOR: Blue Economy

A socially responsible enterprise that creates innovative solutions from seaweed to solve plastic waste issue thereby helping the livelihood of Indonesia’s seaweed farmers

9) HiGi Energy

COUNTRY: Philippines

SECTOR: Energy

A company that usage of firewood and charcoal by employing rural labor to convert agricultural waste into convenient smokeless biomass briquettes to provide cleaner and cheaper alternative cooking energy for rural people


COUNTRY: Indonesia

SECTOR: Healthcare

An online crowdfunding platform which pools the fund for patients who can’t afford their medical bills

The finalists will meet on the 20th of September at the Sankalp Southeast Asia Awards 2017 and showcase their disruptive and innovative ideas.

Great prizes await them from Asean Impact, Amazon Web Services and Frontier Innovations, our enterprise partners to the summit.