Following a hugely successful operational expansion to the Asian landscape, the first edition of SiGMA Pitch Asia 2020 is set to kick start today’s entrepreneurs to the moon. Over 100 startups will be selected to showcase their products and initiatives throughout the event. Each startup will have a booth at SiGMA surrounded by top investors and mentors. However, only the judge’s top ten make it to the Pitch during the final leg of the Summit. The competition is fierce, but the prizes are well worth the risk.
Winners get the following:
A free 2m booth at Manila21, including printing & furniture cost.
Free office space in Makati area to use for meetings, relocation of offices.
Invitation to premium networking events during SiGMA.
Startup Pitch presentation for ten finalists – meet the investors on stage.
SiGMA PR – magazines, website, email newsletters, interviews.
Free consultancy and potential leads from leading industry veterans.
We will personally connect you to potential customers and/or investors.
Meet the JUDGES
Pierre has over 20 years experience in the i-gaming industry with stops in Europe (PartyGaming), United States (World Poker Tour and over 90 casinos throughout California), and Asia (PokerStars). His expertise ranges from marketing, B2C and B2B operations. Currently he serves as an Asia Advisor to SIGMA.
Asia Brand Ambassador
After working in senior positions for more than 15 years in the gaming industry, I am now capable of identifying both customers and internal company needs, finding the best solutions and making things happen. My past background as Head of eBusiness UK and Ireland – for Cable & Wireless Plc. – COO – for Interactive Gaming Holdings Plc (IGH) and Sales & Marketing Director – at EveryMatrix – allowed me to be involved in a great number of projects and gain singular insight into both detailed matters as well as overall perspectives.
Andrew W Scott
Born in Australia, Andrew is a gaming industry expert and media publisher, commentator and journalist who moved to Hong Kong in 2005 and then Macau in 2009, when he founded O MEDIA, one of Macau’s largest media companies. O MEDIA’s flagship asset is Inside Asian Gaming (IAG), which was founded in 2005 and is the premier B2B media brand covering the Asian integrated resort, entertainment and gaming industry. IAG also produces business and social events and has a consulting business. IAG launched IAG Japan in January 2019 to cover the burgeoning IR industry in Japan. IAG publishes a daily email newsletter titled IAG Breakfast Briefing every weekday in English, traditional Chinese and Japanese, and a monthly magazine in two bilingual versions: English with Chinese, and English with Japanese. O MEDIA also owns a range of other B2C and B2B digital and print media products across numerous channels including print, websites, social media platforms, cloud readers, eDMs and more. Andrew is very active in the local Macau community and was the 2014 Macau Person of the Year.
Jesper Ramskov Jensen
Meet the Past Winners
Tomobox is the first Artificial Intelligence (AI) driven concierge, for online betting and casinos. It’s become super challenging to acquire new players, just to lose them in a whim of a second due to poor customer experience. Tomobox AI solves player issues in real-time making sure they keep playing.