Bett Asia 2022 Startup Competition

Brand new for 2022, we are proud to launch the Bett Asia Startup Competition!

Produced in collaboration with SuperCharger Ventures, the competition will recognise the very best that Asia’s EdTech startup space has to offer, showcasing cutting-edge innovations that are powering change in education across the region.

The competition will culminate in an in-person pitching final at Bett Asia 2022, during which eight finalists will battle it out in front of a shark tank-style judging panel of experts.

In line with Bett Asia’s theme, this year’s inaugural competition will ask startups to demonstrate how their solutions drive the future of teaching and learning to enable and champion ‘Education as a Catalyst for Change’.  Our judges will be looking for innovative solutions and products which unlock new opportunities for education, society and industry to thrive.


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Our 2022 Winner & Finalists:

  • Nominations open: 18 July 2022
  • Nominations close: 25 August 2022 at 17:00 BST
  • Announcement of finalists: 8 September 2022
  • Pitching competition final and announcement of winner: 11 October 2022, in person at Bett Asia at The Athenee Hotel - Bangkok, Thailand

Meet the Judges

First Round Judge:


Alessandro Di Lullo, Co-Founder, SuperCharger Ventures


Final Round Judging Panel:


Prae Nanthaporn Seributra, Chief Executive Officer, Starfish Education

Julia Garvey, Deputy Director General, British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA)

Jantanarak Tuekaew, Managing Director, Disrupt Technology Venture

Samuel Harris, Public Sector Startup Lead – Asia-Pacific and Japan, AWS


Who can enter/can be nominated?

Any EdTech startup with a primary presence in Asia

What happens if I don’t receive a confirmation email after sending in my nomination?

Please contact our team at

Do I receive feedback?

Due to the large amount of entries, we are unable to give feedback to all applicants.

Who is judging?

The first round of entries will be judged by SuperCharger Ventures, who will select eight finalists to take part in an in-person pitching final in front of a shark tank-style judging panel of leading experts. The final round judging panel will then select one winner who will be announced as part of the Bett Asia Awards ceremony on Tuesday 11 October Bett Asia 2022. 

If I am a finalist, will I be required to present my pitch in person?

Yes, you will be required to take part in the final round of the pitching competition in person on 11 October 2022 at Bett Asia at The Athenee Hotel - Bangkok, Thailand

When will I find out if I have won?

The winner will be announced at Bett Asia on 11 October 2022 at The Athenee Hotel - Bangkok, Thailand. 

What are the prizes for winning the Bett Asia 2022 Startup Competition?

The competition winner will be awarded a trophy and the following prizes during the Bett Asia 2022 Awards ceremony on 11 October 2022: 

-  A follow-up mentoring meeting with SuperCharger Ventures post-Bett Asia 2022
-  Bett Futures stand and speaking opportunity at Bett UK 2023 

Winners will also receive a Bett Asia 2022 Startup Competition winning logo to use for marketing purposes. Finalists will receive a Bett Asia 2022 Startup Competition Finalist logo.

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