ROADSHOW 2020
"THE PEOPLE WHO ARE CRAZY ENOUGH TO THINK THEY CAN CHANGE THE WORLD ARE THE ONES WHO DO."
Steve Jobs
DON'T MISS YOUR CHANCE!
Priority areas
Artificial intelligence
Projects based on AI ideas working on creating machines and computer software possessing an intelligence in fields such as finance, industry, medicine, human resources management and recruiting, music, online and telephone customer support services, telecommunications maintenance, entertainment and games, transportation
Financial technologies
Projects using technologies and innovations to compete with financial organizations such as banks or agents on the market of financial services as online payment, transfer services, P2P currency exchange, B2B payment and transfer, cloud cash desks and smart terminals, mass payment services, P2P lending, crowdfunding, robo-advising, financial planning programs and applications
Online and mobile gaming
Gaming projects developing mobile applications, unique web platforms, social network games, gaming platforms, AR/VR games
AR/VR
Projects overlaying images created by a computer onto real world images. Using AR/VR becomes more common in games, learning and entertainment
Internet of Things
Projects aimed at wide application of M2M technologies (machine-to-machine) such as sensors, transmitters and platform solutions, on the basis of which an ecosystem of projects in the field of the IoT is formed, as well as services and products created within the framework of such an ecosystem
Educational Technologies
Projects in education field including systems of personalized learning, content organization platforms, knowledge management system
Information security
Projects working towards information protection from random or intentional influence, ensuring the security of mobile devices, preventing fraud and fakes
Big data and machine learning
Projects working with structured and unstructured data of large amount and variety, using the BigData concept, including systems of collecting, storing and processing information, as well as BI and visualization tools
Advertising and marketing technologies
Projects concept of which implies integration of internet marketing instruments in a single strategy on the basis of company aims and features to reach specific, financially measurable results at the earliest time possible
Platform and enterprise software
Projects aimed at working with infrastructure software, database management system, cloud platforms, niche ERP- and CRM-systems, as well as products and solutions created for the purpose of import substitution
Blockchain
Projects using blockchain technology, meaning a way of collecting, storing and processing data in decentralized P2P networks, ensuring high-level safety and accuracy of information
Robotics
Projects developing automated technical systems for the purpose of commercialization
Presentation in English should include the following information:
Description of the problem and existing solutions on the market

Description of your product and its advantages

Strategy for entering international markets

Development plan, traction

Information on attracted and requested investment

Team Information and contact details

SELECTION CRITERIA*
SCALABILITY
Ability to scale the project abroad. Clear justification of the need to enter the market of the specific country

STRATEGY
Availability of the strategy and willingness to enter the international market;

STAGE OF THE PROJECT
MVP (minimum viable product), availability of sales

LANGUAGE
A project representative must be fluent in English.

REGISTRATION AS ASTANA HUB PARTICIPANT

* Transportation expenses, lodging, visa expenses, etc. (except for the entrance ticket to the Event) will be covered individually by the following Startup categories:
- Startups with annual turnover of more than $200 000;
- Startups that have already participated in Roadshow program in previous years.
Participant Selection Procedures
Step 1
The application will be accepted until March 15, 2020. Consideration of applications by members of the independent commission and notification of passage to the next stage.
Step 2
Selection by individual interviews with the members of the commission (presumably in english) for 10-20 minutes. Teams will receive an invitation with a schedule of online-interview in advance. During the interview the members of the commission determine the following factors: necessity and goals of the projects participation in the program, the availability of a scaling strategy, the presence of foreign partners and clients, the experience of attracting investments and the willingness of the project to devote time to active preparation for attending the event. Making the final decision to participate in the Roadshow program.
Step 3
Invitation to the Roadshow program preparation period: teams that have passed 2 stages are invited to the trial preparation period before 20 calendar days. This period allows us to see how program participants will perform and assess how quickly and effectively they implement tasks.
Innovfest Unbound, Singapore
Aug.,
2020
The award-winning Innovfest Unbound is the anchor event of Smart Nation Innovations, a week-long series of events that showcase Asia's most innovative developments. In 2020 over 20,000 entrepreneurs, brands, corporates, investors and tech start-ups from 100+ countries are welcome to meet and share new ideas, build partnerships. In partnership with Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), Innovfest Unbound is organized by NUS Enterprise and Unbound and is Southeast Asia's largest and most exciting innovation festival. It is the place where brands connect with disruptive innovation and explore Asian opportunities
An unmissable event for the smartest visionaries and innovators, WorldNet Summit is where the founders and CEOs of technology companies, fast-growing startups, policymakers and heads of states come together to connect and build the future of technology.
From industry institutions to up-and-coming innovators, everyone is here. Businesses come together to explore unique regional insights and trailblazing enterprise, seizing the opportunity to meet the person or land the deal that will change the trajectory of their business.
Oct.,
2020
World Net Summit, Baku, Azerbaijan
Unbound London, London, United Kingdom
Unbound's award-winning festival bring together rich sources of innovation from across Europe. Brands, corporate executives and investors came together to meet with Europe's most disruptive startups. Chaired by Yossi Vardi, the festival connected 5,000+ founders, entrepreneurs, investors, corporate & brand executives and thought leaders with sources of innovation from around the world. Truly cross-industry, Unbound London bridged the gap between business and the world's digital and technological pioneers.
TBA
Event Program
ASTANA HUB PROVIDES
PREPARATION FOR THE EVENT
-drafting pitch deck
-assistance in finding potential investors and partners

PARTICIPATION

-participation in the exhibition
-demonstration of the project stand

LOGISTICS

-flight and lodging for one startup representative
+7 7172 79 97 61 ext 209
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Mangilik El Avenue 55/8 , pavilion С4.6.
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan