A South East Asia auto-focused ecosystem accelerator

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A South East Asia auto-focused ecosystem accelerator

  • 00 days until applications close

ABOUT

Investing and Scaling the

of the Auto Ecosystem

Co-organized by Carsome and Sunway iLabs, the Carsome Mobility Lab is a 4-month accelerator that focuses on funding, supporting and scaling startups that are disrupting the auto ecosystem. This programme is designed by industry experts to accelerate the growth of startups through one-to-one mentoring, workshops, access to funding and partnership opportunities with industry leaders.

ABOUT

Investing and Scaling the

of the Auto Ecosystem

Co-organized by Carsome and Sunway iLabs, the Carsome Mobility Lab is a 4-month accelerator that focuses on funding, supporting and scaling startups that are disrupting the auto ecosystem. This programme is designed by industry experts to accelerate the growth of startups through one-to-one mentoring, workshops, access to funding and partnership opportunities with industry leaders.

"We are truly excited over this partnership with Sunway iLabs, as this is the first-of-its-kind accelerator in the Southeast Asian region to identify, partner and scale innovative start-ups. It is an honour for us to be supporting and boosting the entrepreneur and automotive communities through this unique programme. This is another huge step towards Carsome’s vision of creating the most trusted vehicle ownership ecosystem, powered by technology and data."

Eric Cheng

Co-founder and CEO of Carsome

ABOUT

Investing and Scaling the

of the Auto Ecosystem

Co-organized by Carsome and Sunway iLabs, the Carsome Mobility Lab is a 4-month accelerator that focuses on funding, supporting and scaling startups that are disrupting the auto ecosystem. This programme is designed by industry experts to accelerate the growth of startups through one-to-one mentoring, workshops, access to funding and partnership opportunities with industry leaders.

"We are truly excited over this partnership with Sunway iLabs, as this is the first-of-its-kind accelerator in the Southeast Asian region to identify, partner and scale innovative start-ups. It is an honour for us to be supporting and boosting the entrepreneur and automotive communities through this unique programme. This is another huge step towards Carsome’s vision of creating the most trusted vehicle ownership ecosystem, powered by technology and data."

Eric Cheng

Co-founder and CEO of Carsome

KEY FOCUS AREAS

Are you disrupting
these verticals?

Financial Services

Creative offerings for consumers including financing, warranty, insurance etc.

Sustainable Mobility

Green transport system solutions, e-mobility, sustainable vehicle ownership and tech

Blockchain & NFT

Security, transparency, tracking, tokenisation and automotive gamification on Web3

Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Machine Learning (ML)

Leveraging data and machine learning to understand consumer behaviour, drive insights and personalisation through SaaS, analytics and IoT

Connected Automotive Ecosystem

Integrated automotive solutions / platforms, personalised driver/owner experience, vehicle maintenance management, and driver safety and experience

Aftermarket Automotive Design and Hardware

Aftermarket lighting, vehicle accessories, collaborative design, voice and sound tech, automotive 3D printing and hardware

Vehicle Support Marketplaces and Providers

eCommerce marketplaces/ communities on vehicle parts and services

KEY FOCUS AREAS

Are you disrupting
these verticals?

Financial Services

Creative offerings for consumers including financing, warranty, insurance etc.

Sustainable Mobility

Green transport system solutions, e-mobility, sustainable vehicle ownership and tech

Blockchain & NFT

Security, transparency, tracking, tokenisation and automotive gamification on Web3

Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Machine Learning (ML)

Leveraging data and machine learning to understand consumer behaviour, drive insights and personalisation through SaaS, analytics and IoT

Connected Automotive Ecosystem

Integrated automotive solutions / platforms, personalised driver/owner experience, vehicle maintenance management, and driver safety and experience

Aftermarket Automotive Design and Hardware

Aftermarket lighting, vehicle accessories, collaborative design, voice and sound tech, automotive 3D printing and hardware

Vehicle Support Marketplaces and Providers

eCommerce marketplaces/ communities on vehicle parts and services

KEY FOCUS AREAS

Are you disrupting
these verticals?

Financial Services

Creative offerings for consumers including financing, warranty, insurance etc.

Sustainable Mobility

Green transport system solutions, e-mobility, sustainable vehicle ownership and tech

Blockchain & NFT

Security, transparency, tracking, tokenisation and automotive gamification on Web3

Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Machine Learning (ML)

Leveraging data and machine learning to understand consumer behaviour, drive insights and personalisation through SaaS, analytics and IoT

Connected Automotive Ecosystem

Integrated automotive solutions / platforms, personalised driver/owner experience, vehicle maintenance management, and driver safety and experience

Aftermarket Automotive Design and Hardware

Aftermarket lighting, vehicle accessories, collaborative design, voice and sound tech, automotive 3D printing and hardware

Vehicle Support Marketplaces and Providers

eCommerce marketplaces/ communities on vehicle parts and services

CRITERIA

What we're looking for

GEOGRAPHY

Global, but startups that can operate in South East Asia are preferred

STAGE

Seed to Series A startups. Preferably startups with traction or market fit

INDUSTRY

Sector agnostic but startups with demonstrable use cases on the highlighted verticals are preferred

SUSTAINABLE

Startups that are aligned with Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria, especially those that contribute directly to SDG

CRITERIA

What we're looking for

GEOGRAPHY

Global, but startups that can operate in South East Asia are preferred

STAGE

Seed to Series A startups. Preferably startups with traction or market fit

INDUSTRY

Sector agnostic but startups with demonstrable use cases on the highlighted verticals are preferred

SUSTAINABLE

Startups that are aligned with Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria, especially those that contribute directly to SDG

CRITERIA

What we're looking for

GEOGRAPHY

Global, but startups that can operate in South East Asia are preferred

STAGE

Seed to Series A startups. Preferably startups with traction or market fit

INDUSTRY

Sector agnostic but startups with demonstrable use cases on the highlighted verticals are preferred

SUSTAINABLE

Startups that are aligned with Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria, especially those that contribute directly to SDG

TIMELINE

Fast-track your growth
with us in just 4 months

APPLICATIONS OPEN

10 MAY 2022

INFO SESSION

13 & 24 JUNE 2022

APPLICATIONS CLOSE

4 JULY 2022

SHORTLISTING OF STARTUPS

11 JULY 2022

START OF PRE-ACCELERATOR

18 JULY 2022

The selected startups will undergo mentorship, customised workshops/trainings and opportunities for pilots with Carsome Group and other industry leaders in the Sunway ecosystem

Announcement of Top 5 startups and the start of the accelerator

22 AUGUST 2022

The selected startups will run pilots with the business units.

demo day

25 NOVEMBER 2022

A demo day will be hosted at the end of 3 months to showcase the impact of the programme

TIMELINE

Fast-track your growth
with us in just 4 months

APPLICATIONS OPEN

10 MAY 2022

INFO SESSION

13 & 24 JUNE 2022

APPLICATIONS CLOSE

4 JULY 2022

SHORTLISTING OF STARTUPS

11 JULY 2022

START OF PRE-ACCELERATOR

18 JULY 2022

The selected startups will undergo mentorship, customised workshops/trainings and opportunities for pilots with Carsome Group and other industry leaders in the Sunway ecosystem

Announcement of Top 5 startups and the start of the accelerator

22 AUGUST 2022

The selected startups will run pilots with the business units.

demo day

25 NOVEMBER 2022

A demo day will be hosted at the end of 3 months to showcase the impact of the programme

BENEFITS

Providing you with
more than just funding

MENTORSHIP & WORKSHOPS

Support, mentorship and workshops from entrepreneurs and industry experts. You will also be connected to the relevant Carsome and Sunway Business Units.

FUNDING NETWORK

Access to angel investors and venture capital firms from Carsome and Sunway's network.

AWS ACTIVATE FOR STARTUPS

Up to $100,000 in AWS Activate credits, tech support, workshops and events from AWS.

DOMAIN EXPERTISE

Leverage Carsome's expertise and gain access to valuable data.

Business Partnership Opportunity with Industry Leaders

Test and validate product/solutions in Carsome and Sunway’s thriving ecosystem.

TECH TALENTS

Tap into tech talents from Sunway University.

BENEFITS

Providing you with
more than just funding

MENTORSHIP & WORKSHOPS

Support, mentorship and workshops from entrepreneurs and industry experts. You will also be connected to the relevant Carsome and Sunway Business Units.

FUNDING NETWORK

Access to angel investors and venture capital firms from Carsome and Sunway's network.

AWS ACTIVATE FOR STARTUPS

Up to $100,000 in AWS Activate credits, tech support, workshops and events from AWS.

DOMAIN EXPERTISE

Leverage Carsome's expertise and gain access to valuable data.

Business Partnership Opportunity with Industry Leaders

Test and validate product/solutions in Carsome and Sunway’s thriving ecosystem.

TECH TALENTS

Tap into tech talents from Sunway University.

BENEFITS

Providing you with more than just funding

MENTORSHIP & WORKSHOPS

Support, mentorship and workshops from entrepreneurs and industry experts. You will also be connected to the relevant Carsome and Sunway Business Units.

FUNDING NETWORK

Access to angel investors and venture capital firms from Carsome and Sunway's network.

AWS ACTIVATE FOR STARTUPS

Up to $100,000 in AWS Activate credits, tech support, workshops and events from AWS.

DOMAIN EXPERTISE

Leverage Carsome's expertise and gain access to valuable data.

Business Partnership Opportunity with Industry Leaders

Test and validate product/solutions in Carsome and Sunway’s thriving ecosystem.

TECH TALENTS

Tap into tech talents from Sunway University.

INFO SESSION

Not sure if this is for you?

This info session will provide you with all the information you need to know about this programme and meet the team behind this programme. Ask us any questions regarding the programme!

DATE: 24 JUNE 2022

TIME: 3:00PM - 4:30PM

LOCATION: ZOOM

INFO SESSION

Not sure if this is for you?

This info session will provide you with all the information you need to know about this programme and meet the team behind this programme. Ask us any questions regarding the programme!

DATE: 24 JUNE 2022

TIME: 3:00PM - 4:30PM

LOCATION: ZOOM

INFO SESSION

Not sure if this is for you?

This info session will provide you with all the information you need to know about this programme and meet the team behind this programme. Ask us any questions regarding the programme!

DATE: 24 JUNE 2022

TIME: 3:00PM - 4:30PM

LOCATION: ZOOM

PARTNERS

Supported by our
global media partners,
investors and advisors

PARTNERS

Supported by our global media partners, investors and advisors

PARTNERS

Supported by our
global media partners,
investors and advisors

APPLY

Are you ready to scale with us?

APPLY

Are you ready to
scale with us?

About Carsome

Carsome is Southeast Asia’s largest integrated car e-commerce platform. With presence across Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore, the team aims to digitalize the region’s used car industry by reshaping and elevating the car buying and selling experience.

Carsome provides end-to-end solutions to consumers and used car dealers, from car inspection to ownership transfer to financing, promising a service that is trusted, convenient and efficient.

About Carsome

Carsome is Southeast Asia’s largest integrated car e-commerce platform. With presence across Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore, the team aims to digitalize the region’s used car industry by reshaping and elevating the car buying and selling experience.

Carsome provides end-to-end solutions to consumers and used car dealers, from car inspection to ownership transfer to financing, promising a service that is trusted, convenient and efficient.