Bold Idea APAC Edition

Participate in the APAC Edition of the Bold Ideas Startup Challenge.


Schneider Electric is seeking for the most innovative and promising startups in APAC to start collaborations with. 

If your company can display a Minimum Viable Product (threshold requirement) in the field of Power & Energy or Industry, this challenge is made for you. 
Submit your participation directly on the platform and get the chance to be invited to pitch your idea next 20 & 21 September 2018 in Singapore during the annual Global Innovation Summit.

Do not hesitate anymore and join this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!


Categories to compete in

Power & Energy

Example of potential applications
(more details in the Resources tab)

*Energy efficiency*

*Power Distribution*

*Industrial plants electricity self-generation*


Example of potential applications
(more details in the Resources tab)

*Operations Efficiency & Optimization*

*Asset Reliability Control*

*Augmented Workforce*

Timeline of the Challenge

Your Challenge step by step

Present your project in a 10-slide presentation in PDF format using this template along with a mockup, a video, a prototype or any other document that can illustrate your project

Submit all your documents before 12 August 2018, 2018 11.59 pm (GMT +8:00). Applications will then be reviewed by Schneider's team until 19 August, results will be announced on 20 August.

 Congratulations, you've been selected among the top 10 in your category (top 20 total)! You now have 3 weeks to review and strengthen your project alongside your Schneider Electric mentor to prepare for the Grand Finale. 

You are expected to produce you pitch deck by 16 September. 

On 20 September 2018, the top 20 startups will have the chance to pitch their idea (5 minutes pitch, 2 minutes Q&A) in front of the APAC management team during the Global Innovation Summit Singapore.

Among these 20 startups, 3 will be selected in each category (6 in total) and will share a total amount of SG$ 70,000.

About the Global Innovation Summit

Awards for the top startups

To reward both top 3 from each category

  • 1ST
  • 2ND
  • 3RD




To know more

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September 2018

Grand Finale
Be selected among the top 20 startups (10 from each category) and come to pitch your concept at Schneider Electric's Singaporean office.
Bring me there!