SLINGSHOT 2020 – Asia’s Startup Global Competition!


SLINGSHOT is Asia’s highly anticipated international startup pitching competition and is organized by Enterprise Singapore. It is organized as part of SFF x SWITCH, one of world’s largest global platform for FinTech and Technology Innovation.

It provides entrepreneurs with an international platform to profile themselves to corporations, industry veterans, and investors, in line with Singapore’s strategy to support the growth of global startups and position Singapore as the Global-Asia node for technology and innovation.

In 2019, we garnered more than 2,400 applications from 120 countries. For 2020, the organizer calls for entries for the 5 challenge sectors, as well as the new Creating the New Normal horizontal for solutions that help businesses and society adapt in the post-COVID world.

Top 100 global startups of SLINGSHOT 2020 will be invited for our GEAR-UP workshop provided with mentorship and pitching clinics via online webinars and invited to SLINGSHOT @ SFFxSWITCH 2020 for pitching to the top investors!

Up to Top 500 shortlisted global startups will also have the opportunity to participate in co-innovation opportunities with corporates via our co-innovation platform.

SFF (Singapore FinTech Festival), organized by MAS in partnership with The Association of Banks in Singapore and in collaboration with SingEx Holdings, the Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) is the world’s largest FinTech festival and global platform for the FinTech community to connect, collaborate, and co-create with one another.

SWITCH (Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology) is the largest startup innovation and technology festival in Asia, organized by Enterprise Singapore.

Since its inception, Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) has been championing challenging topics that the financial services industry faces, from financial inclusion to sustainability, while the Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH) has been bringing together conversations on innovation and its impact on society.

AIII is privileged to be invited to participate as FRIENDS of SLINGSHOT 2020 where our experts serve as Judges and Mentors and recommends the best tech startups to participate in the competition.

To participate, please read carefully and follow these 3 steps:

  • EMAIL US – Please us an email at so that we can monitor and track your submission and provide you guidance and mentorship throughout the competition when necessary. Indicate in your email title with “SLINGSHOT 2020 – <Your Company Name>”