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Official Judges

Vikrant Varshney
Cofounder & Managing Partner – SucSEED Innovation Fund
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Omar Abedin
Founder at PTH Venture Studio
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Nurul Hai
Vice President, SEAF
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Alexander Soroka
Managing Partner at Network VC
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Expert Board

Usama wahab Khan
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Ashish Taneja
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Shashank Randev
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Scarlett Chen
Managing Director at Prudential Corporation Asia, Healthtech Investor
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Varad Krishna
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Ali Fidvi
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Arash Rezaei
Chief Executive Officer & Founder at StartX
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Vitaliy Gnatenko
Chief Analytics Officer at Startup.Network
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Umair Sheikh
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Ketevan Ebanoidze
Co-founder and Co-CEO of Impact Hub Tbilisi
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Moid Shaikh
CEO – TPL eVentures
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Michael Conniff
Chairman and CEO at Murray Lane Ventures
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Gabriel Zanko
General Partner at Urano Capital
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Narayana Swaroop
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Russ Neu
Venture Partner at Quest Ventures
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PK Sambamoorthy
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Mr Gajo Vanka
Group Chief Financial Officer at Fashion Union Limited
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Walied Albasheer
Founding Partner at Intuitio Ventures
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Volker Heistermann
Venture Partner at the US$ 100M TPTF fund and previously worked at Google, AT&T, Commerzbank and investment bank Rutberg & Co.
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Dr. Jamal Al Akkad
CEO of TamkeenCSP, LLC, Dubai
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Subrata Patra
Managing Partner at IdeaCapital Ventures
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Thomas Abraham
Founder at T-Ventures and HR2Tech
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Nirjhor Rahman
CEO at Bangladesh Angels
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Nick Laursen
Managing Partner at Laursen van Swieten
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Gaurav Shah
Managing Partner at Arete Ventures
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John Kojiro Moriwaka
Venture Partner of Mendoza Ventures,
Venture Partner of BE Health Ventures,
Advisor of CVVC,
Advisor of Arka Venture Labs,
Director of Startup Grind Tokyo/ Nagoya/Fukuoka
Official columnist of Forbes JAPAN
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Joseph Mocanu
Managing Partner of Verge HealthTech Fund
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Bhaskar Majumdar
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Sachin Tagra
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Steven Yung
Managing Partner at Glocal LLC
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Startups pitching live

Global partners

Unicorn Battle,
April 28, 2022

The war in Ukraine is heartbreaking for all of us. Most of the Startup.Network team are Ukrainians who were forced to leave their homes and survive in foreign cities and countries. Many people we know are suffering and we cannot stand by.

Please, help Ukrainians impacted by these dreadful events by getting the ticket to this event with a donation:

All proceeds will go to support families in need due to military aggression by Putin's troops.


Welcome to the online Unicorn Battle in Asia – part of the World's Largest by Geography Startup Pitch Contest where famous international VCs and Business Angels meet extraordinary startups from all over the world!   

$345+ mln was received in funding by our WINNERS

Whether you are an Investor looking for the future Unicorns to invest in, a Corporation looking for a solution that will ensure you outperforming the competitors or a Startup with outstanding solution-seeking funds for the next round – JOIN UNICORN BATTLES!   

The audience of 125K people (VCs, Angels, investment analysts and all proactive people) from 67 countries will watch your presentation ONLINE.

FREE pitching at the Unicorn Battle allows you:   

- Meet personally famous venture funds, business angels and private investors;  

- Acquire practical advice from experienced VC professionals;  

- Expand your network and show yourself to the world  

- Present your startup to the investment community.  

- Raise your next round in 2022!

Apply with your startup before April 24: 

1. Visit the landing page and click ATTEND button at the top.

2. Select your STARTUP role and fill in all the required fields. 

3. Wait for the selection results 3 days before the event.

If you have any questions during the registration, please use the guideline –

The winner, the startup with the highest score in the judges' vote, will be guaranteed a spot in the Unicorn Cup Finals.

Please notice, only 10 startups will be selected for pitching live. So do not leave your application for the last minute. 

* We accept startups at any stage, but having traction and paying customers will be a plus. 

Guests can attend the event by purchasing an Eventbrite ticket.


April 28, 2022, 3 PM (Pakistan time – UTC+5).


Online, on Zoom. Whether you are judge, guest or startup, you will receive your personal link 1 day before the event .

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Please, note the approximate agenda for Pakistan Time Zone – GMT+5:

14:50 - 15:00 : Connecting

15:00 - 15:15 : Introduction by Organizers 

15:15 - 15:30 : Jury Performance 

15:30 – 17:00 : Startup Pitch Session 

Each founder will have 3 minutes for a pitch, and another 3 minutes for questions, comments, and suggestions by Judges. 

17:00 - 17:30 : Winners announcement and networking


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