Thank you Thailand for hosting our Regional Finals 2019! Congratulations to all the finalists who made it this year. See you all next year in Vietnam!

Regional Finals Highlights!

Meet The Top 15 Finalists!

StartImpact Innovations

Asia Insert Farm Solutions


Asia Insect Farm Solutions is on a journey to provide sustainable and high-volume insect-based solutions for food, feed, petfood, pharmaceutical, cosmetics and agricultural applications.

Kain Movement


Kain Movement is tackling the issues faced by the B40 (low-income group) women within Petaling Jaya, Malaysia that are not economically empowered due to their living situation by upcycling used fabrics to generate side income for the family within 6 months. KM seeks to tackle the issue of fabric waste through the upcycling of fabric.



G-MATrix is rethinking how waste can be transformed as eco-friendly building materials, helping build natural capital rather than reduce it. The specific invention we envision is a G-MATrix brand composite board for both indoor and outdoor applications. Features of this innovation include properties such as being fire-resistant, photocatalytic, green and eco-friendly.

Fair Fashion Lao


Fair Fashion Laos aims to further enhance the development and economy of ethnic villages and the overall Lao community by helping promote Made in Lao products. This opportunity will build awareness to empower and educate our youth and ethnic minority groups in order to help combat separation and create unity within the developing apparel industry of Lao.

BIOPS AgroTekno


BIOPS Agrotekno seeks to tackle the issue of food security with technology: Their product, ENCOMOTION, is a machine-to-machine Internet of Things technology that allows farmers to irrigate the farm precisely and automatically. The technology is powered by a patented algorithm to calculate the water needs by the farm that is calculated from the environmental data.



Memori is a one-stop online platform that provides affordable and accessible legacy planning services. Memori offers online Will writing, secure storage for digital assets and an e-commerce that features insurance packages and bereavement products & services.

Compost City


Compost City is a social enterprise startup incubated by Farm to Table that supports home composting as an essential waste management tool for the city. Through our 3-month skill validation program including a ready-made balcony composting system and support service, we are giving Environmental Lovers living in Phnom Penh the equipment, knowledge and power to transform their kitchen waste into compost.

Trash Lucky


Trash Lucky’s “Trash-to-Raffle” program aims to address the plastic pollution challenge in our Oceans. The program incentivizes people to recycle by allowing them to exchange their recyclables with raffle tickets to win cash equivalent prizes such as gold or shopping vouchers. Trash Lucky’s aim is to make recycling fun for the Thais.

Aya Cup


Every day, in Vietnam, 27 million pieces of plastic of styrofoam are generated in take-out and home-delivery services. Those boxes are full of toxic and generate a great amount of plastic waste. AYA cups seeks to set up an efficient circulating network of vendors and utilize the current existing on-demand delivery services such as Lalamove, Foody, Grab food etc while providing reusable, sleek design AYA cups. Reuse & return prevents single use packaging going to land fill.



Monkiri focuses on improving financial literacy and inclusion. They do this by providing users with a free mobile e-learning application that teaches them about different financial concepts, services or products. By having everything accessible through a mobile phone, it makes it easy for anyone to access the content regardless of where they are. Monkiri does not stop at education; they provide their users with access to financial service providers as well.

ScaleImpact Innovations

Plastic Bottle Tees


Green Prints Services, is an award winning environment social enterprise that aims to provide the greenest and affordable printing solutions. From used Plastic Bottles to Eco-Friendly T-shirts



Renewcell provides total solutions related to batteries and offers long term contracts for providing battery preventive maintenance. Their innovation will identify the latest advances in battery technologies and recovery methods

Liter of Light


Liter of Light is a global, grassroots movement that uses inexpensive, readily available materials to provide high quality solar lighting to people with limited or no access to electricity.



RecyGlo, is committed to providing environmentally friendly recycling solutions to Yangon, Myanmar, and the surrounding areas. Founded in 2017, our mission is to process your materials in a safe, non-hazardous manner — with an aim to keep the world environmentally clean. We believe in promoting smart recycling habits in order to achieve long-lasting results.



Bambuhay under D’Sustainable Planet Inc. is a social enterprise that is leading the way in sustainable business creating inclusive and eco-friendly solutions to heal the planet from plastic pollution and build opportunities by empowering marginalized communities. We are partnered with farmers, women, out of school youth, single parents, PWD’s and indigenous peoples.

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