What is Reverse Innovation (RI)?

Entrepreneurs usually pitch their startup ideas to corporate executives and investors. The RI program turns the tables around by having selected institution executives’ leaders share their companies' challenges on the “Reverse Pitch Day” to seek solutions from the innovators.

What is Reverse Innovation (RI)?

Entrepreneurs usually pitch their startup ideas to corporate executives and investors. The RI program turns the tables around by having selected institution executives’ leaders share their companies' challenges on the “Reverse Pitch Day” to seek solutions from the innovators.

What is Reverse Pitch Day?

Welcome to the live broadcast of "Reverse Pitch Day", Reverse Innovation program that aims to boost the potential of technological innovators in Cambodia! The 7 challenges will provide a specific goal for entrepreneurs, students and companies to find the best solution, product or service to companies fitting their demand.

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What is Reverse Pitch Day?

Welcome to the live broadcast of "Reverse Pitch Day", Reverse Innovation program that aims to boost the potential of technological innovators in Cambodia! The 7 challenges will provide a specific goal for entrepreneurs, students and companies to find the best solution, product or service to companies fitting their demand.

Apply Now

What is the Process?

Kick-off Program—November 23, 2020

The program is started officially by publishing the promotion via our channels such as Facebook, our website, and our partners’ channel. The promotion is included in the introduction to the program, especially invite the interested audiences to join the Reverse Pitch Day.

Reverse Pitch Day—December 15, 2020

The companies and our partners will present each challenge in a pattern similar to the pitching of a startup.

Application Close—January 15, 2021

Those who are interested can apply by filling out a form that summarizes the solutions to any challenge raised on the RI website.

Shortlist Announcement—January 20, 2021

RI team will select only 10 to 15 teams to apply and participate in the next round. The evaluation of each application is based on the criteria set by the program.

Pre-RI—February 1-7, 2021

Within one week, selected candidates will receive in-depth guidance on challenge and requirements as well as research, design, proposal of the solutions.

Demo—February 8, 2021

Each group must present their solution as a pitch to the committee and the committee will select 5 teams to enter the next stage.

RI—February 15-May 7, 2021

Each team will be oriented on how to develop a product or service as a Proof-of-Concept of their solution for a total of 12 weeks. Participants will receive guidance from mentors three times a week.

Forward Pitch Day—May 12, 2021

All 5 teams will make a final pitching to the institution that presented the challenge. The program will invite companies, partners, investors, government institutions, private institutions and the general public to join the event.

What is the Process?

Kick-off Program—November 23, 2020
Reverse Pitch Day—December 15, 2020
Application Close—January 15, 2021
Shortlist Announcement—January 20, 2021
Pre-RI—February 1-7, 2021
Demo—February 8, 2021
RI—February 15-May 7, 2021
Forward Pitch Day—May 12, 2021

What are the Prizes?

2 nd

30,000,000

KHR

1 st

40,000,000

KHR

3 rd

20,000,000

KHR

What are the Prizes?

1 st

40,000,000

KHR

2 nd

30,000,000

KHR

3 rd

20,000,000

KHR

What Do We Provide?

Pre-seed Funding During RI Phase
Technical Mentoring
Digital Payment Sandbox
Co-working Space During RI Program
Opportunity To Get Support From Partners
Free Cloud Computing

What Do We Provide?

Pre-seed Funding During RI Phase
Technical Mentoring
Digital Payment Sandbox
Co-working Space During RI Program
Opportunity To Get Support From Partners
Free Cloud Computing

Challenges

Challenge by

Smart Axiata

Digital KYC - profile registration gap or customer verification

Challenge by

AMK Microfinance Institution

Digital ID for Cambodian (Individual and Entity)

Challenge by

Cambodian Association of Finance and Technology

Connection between Payment Gateway & Accounting System

Challenge by

Cambodian Association of Finance and Technology

Users’ Identity Verification

Challenge by

Cambodian Association of Finance and Technology

A donation hub for all sources of fund

Challenge by

Credit Bureau Cambodia

eKYC for authentication and digital onboarding

Challenge by

Credit Bureau Cambodia

Alternate credit scoring for underbanked and unbanked

Challenge by

Agribuddy

"Future Asset" based financing schemes and concrete "credit rating" systems in Cambodia's agriculture sector

Challenge by

Wing Specialized Bank

Capacity building for MSMEs

Challenge by

Wing Specialized Bank

Innovative savings solutions

Challenge by

Phnom Penh Commercial Bank

Customer Engagement - key drivers of engagement banking

Challenges

Challenge by Smart Axiata

Digital KYC - profile registration gap or customer verification

Challenge by AMK Microfinance Institution

Digital ID for Cambodian (Individual and Entity)

Challenge by Cambodian Association of Finance and Technology

Connection between Payment Gateway & Accounting System

Challenge by Cambodian Association of Finance and Technology

Users’ Identity Verification

Challenge by Cambodian Association of Finance and Technology

A donation hub for all sources of fund

Challenge by Credit Bureau Cambodia

eKYC for authentication and digital onboarding

Challenge by Credit Bureau Cambodia

Alternate credit scoring for underbanked and unbanked

Challenge by Agribuddy

"Future Asset" based financing schemes and concrete "credit rating" systems in Cambodia's agriculture sector

Challenge by Wing Specialized Bank

Capacity building for MSMEs

Challenge by Wing Specialized Bank

Innovative savings solutions

Challenge by Phnom Penh Commercial Bank

Customer Engagement - key drivers of engagement banking

Who Can Join?

Student
Innovator
Startup
Company

Who Can Join?

Student
Innovator
Startup
Company

You Can Join As a Group or Individual

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