YellowBlocks is honored to announce that we are on board as the community partner of ORIGIN Innovation Awards – the APAC’s esteemed accolade given to brilliant tech startups and innovations in the region. Organized by TechNode, ORIGIN Innovation Awards covers a diverse range of verticals, from Artificial Intelligence to GreenTech and Sustainable Tech.
What is ORIGIN Innovation Awards?
ORIGIN Innovation Awards is APAC’s esteemed accolade for tech innovation which aims to provide recognition to companies that have exemplified the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship in the running of their businesses. This is the 2nd edition of ORIGIN Innovation Awards launched by TechNode Global with a goal to build a dynamic community in propelling them to soar to greater heights. [Read: Announcing the winners for the ORIGIN Innovation Awards 2020]
Awards, Categories & Criteria
There are 3 main categories and 14 sub-categories open to entry in the ORIGIN Innovation Awards 2021.
- Startup Awards
The aim of Startup Awards is to recognise startups offering disruptive solutions that have created an outstanding impact on the way businesses operate or perceived as capable of changing the status quo.
We welcome startups in the following 9 emerging technologies industries to submit their nomination.
- Artificial Intelligence
- FinTech and RegTech
- Food and AgriTech
- Gaming and eSports
- GreenTech and Sustainable Tech
- HealthTech and MedTech
- Internet solutions
- Value created by the product or service
- Attractiveness of the market opportunity
- Viability of business model
- Capability of the management team
- Growth potential
- Technology breakthrough
2. Corporate Innovation Awards
The Corporate Innovation Awards aim to recognize established companies and innovators who have adopted emerging technologies to transform or make a significant change to their business models and operations. Solutions could have been co-developed jointly with tech partners, or by their in-house tech team.
We welcome corporates to submit their nomination for the 2 sub-categories below.
- Best Corporate Innovation
- Best Corporate Innovator
- Business impact and value created by the corporate innovation project
- What’s the game-changer?
- The technologies underpinning the corporate innovation
3. Movers & Shakers Awards
The Movers & Shakers Awards aim to celebrate the successes of companies and individuals who have directly impacted the growth and development of the entrepreneurial landscape and created growth in their community.
We welcome ecosystem enablers (VCs, incubators, accelerators, co-working spaces, interest groups, etc.) to submit your nomination for the People’s Choice VCs or Best Community Builder.
Startup Leader of The Year aims to recognize individuals who have exemplified important qualities of a great leader and dedication to their company.
- Startup Leader of The Year aims to recognize individuals who have exemplified important qualities of a great leader and dedication to their company.
- People’s Choice VCs
- Best Community Builder
- Startup Leader of The Year
- Exemplify strong commitment in mentorship and community building
- Leading recognized initiatives that bring about positive impact to their community
- Strong relationships with the key ecosystem stakeholders
- Demonstrate exceptional leadership, personal influence, and impact
For more information about ORIGIN Innovation Awards, please visit: technode.global/origin/innovation-awards
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