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Create @ Alibaba Cloud Startup Contest Indonesia

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Are you a tech startup? A digital transformer? Here's your chance to connect with key business leaders and VC’s from around the world at the Create Startup Contest!

First held in 2015, Create @ Alibaba Cloud Startup Contest is Alibaba Group’s largest start-up contest created for the best entrepreneurs in the field of technology.

This year, a series of city-level battle will take place in selected countries. Two of the most promising and innovative start-ups from each city will be chosen to compete in the World Finals in China. This is a great opportunity to meet popular media outlets, venture capital investors, and top-level partners from all around the world. Join us now!

Participants Eligibility

Industry Scope
Established a startup within 5 years (annual turnover of not more than 150 million) in line with the direction of science and technology, focusing on the two major industries of new retail and AIOT.

Investment Round
Before the A-round (including no investment, seed wheel, angel wheel, Pre-A wheel, A-round).

Other Considerations
Products must comply with the relevant rules of application upload and sell, and the project participants to have independent intellectual property rights.


  • Artificial Intelligence of Things (A-IOT)
  • New Retail

Prizes for International Division Champion

  • First round of interviews and communication recommendation rights of Ali Investment.
  • Free cloud product usage resources provided by Alibaba Cloud of up to USD10,000.
    a. Top winner per category: USD10,000 cloud credits
    b. Rest of the 4 finalists per category: USD5,000 cloud credits
  • A round-trip ticket to the global finals.
  • Receive a comprehensive, ultimate training before the global finals.
  • Receive training from well-known domestic investors.
  • Priority to enter the Alibaba Cloud MVP green channel.
  • Priority to enter the Alibaba Cloud AI track star class interview green channel.

Important Dates

1 Aug: Open for submission
30 Sept: Closing date for submissions
17 Oct: Pitching in Jakarta, The Westin, Jakarta
End Nov: Grand Finals in Hangzhou

Pitching Information

  • Conducted in English
  • 5 mins presentation + 5 mins Q&A
  • email your pitch deck to

Selection criteria

  1. Creativity and Application of new technology

  2. Competitiveness of the solution

  3. Market potential, revenue

  4. Background of team, founder

  5. Quality of presentation/pitch

Supporting Partners

  • Alphamomentum
  • Blue Power Technology
  • Plug and Play
  • UnionSPACE


Gary Khoeng
Executive Director
Vertex Ventures Southeast Asia & India**

Jonathan Zhong Wei
ATM Capital
Founding Partner

Kelvin Yim
Executive Director
Alpha Momentum

Melvin Hade
Global Founders Capital

Pradeep Menon
Director, Big Data and AI Solution Architecture
Alibaba Cloud

1.00pm Registration
2.00pm Pitching Live

3:30 - 3:50pm Utilising technology innovation to accelerate the growth of your business
3:50 - 4:10pm Data Management: Achieving business and operational excellence in managing critical database workloads
4:10 - 4:30pm Data Security in the cloud: Building cyber resilience
4:30 - 5:00pm Data Intelligence: Realising your business value with Alibaba Cloud analytics and data intelligence
5:00 - 5:45pm Panel Discussion – key trends in Indonesia’s internet-based economy
Moderator: Pinky Meiska, Business Development Manager, Alibaba Cloud Indonesia
Jonathan Zhong Wei, ATM Capital
Mulyono Xu, Managing Capital, BAce Capital
Kelvin Yim, Executive Director, Alpha Momentum
Melvin Hade, Partner, Global Founders Capital
5:45 - 8:00pm Networking and Announcement of Create@Alibaba Cloud Startup Contest Winners

Please remember to email your pitching deck to

If you are interested to attend, please register your interest at

Additional Information

For more information, please visit CACSC's official page