Next generation accelerator
to help people live healthier, longer, better lives
Unparalleled opportunity to solve real challenges and co-create value and growth with the world’s leading insurance company
Application is now open until August 31, 2021
About the Program
AIA x RISE Accelerator is an intensive 3-month program to grow and innovate your business for greater value creation. As a global leading insurance company and a regional corporate innovation powerhouse, we aim at maximizing collaborations and leveraging value among stakeholders. Our program supports and encourages startups to tackle real world challenges as well as provides opportunity for startups to collaborate with the No. 1 insurance company in Thailand.* A chance to win 1,000,000 THB prize pool from AIA and an opportunity to receive $3M investment from SeaX Ventures.**
* No.1 in terms of Market Share from new business premium and total premium from Jan – Apr 2021 (Referencing from TLAA)
** Subject to SeaX Ventures’ investment committee discretion
Our Focus Areas
Sales & Marketing Tech
Healthcare & Biotech
AI & RPA
Data & Cloud
Why Should You Apply to AIA X RISE Accelerator?
Save your equity for
future investors and
employees. Our program
is equity free and no cost.
Experience 3-month Accelerated Program
Receiving tangible business
outcome by co-creating value and growth with
AIA to solve real business pain points, deep-dive
into building pilot projects, commercial agreement,
within 3 months.
In-Kind Benefit of
Up to $300,000
From pro bono legal support
pitch coaching, financial
planning, and resources from partners like Google and
Amazon, you will get what
you need to establish business
in SEA and to reach the next stage of growth.
Possibilities in SEA
Opportunity to expand
your business in Southeast
Asia and explore limitless opportunities in and
across the region.
Become A Part of
Connecting with community
of RISE’s global network
of 10,000+ corporates and
startups, 50+ community
partners and 20+
governments from 40
countries, and gain tax
benefits up to 8 years as
well as government grants.
Receive Up to
Opportunity to receive
$3M investment from
SeaX Ventures to grow
High-Level Problem Statements
Product-ready startups are highly preferred, idea-stage or MVP startups are not ideal.
Must possess proven technologies that can add strategic value to AIA.
Must be a post-revenue startup. The startup must already have secured some payingcustomers.
If selected, the startup must commit sufficient time and resources to mutually sign commercial agreement, investment opportunity or deliver the agreed Proof-Of-Concept/Pilot Project with AIA within 3 months.
In an era of transformative age, the need to seize the disruption and adapt to the emerging challenges are vital to the success of any business. With our commitment to transform and scale existing corporations and startups to co-create everlasting value to improve life quality, our program highlights exponential results allowing fresh ideas and creativity to rise beyond obstacles. Through our highly curated process, startups will not only maximize their value chain but also discover effective solutions to innovate better lives.
AIA is collaborating with RISE to co-create growth and value chain among stakeholders that promote and encourage game-changing products and services.
AIA aims at helping millions of people live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives. With our purpose to make a significant, positive impact for our customers and communities across Asia. We empower and enable people to understand and manage their health, while meeting their long-term savings and protection needs.
RISE is a leading Corporate Innovation Powerhouse based in Southeast Asia. With the mission to drive 1 percent of GDP of this region, we work closely with Fortune 500, large family businesses, and government agencies across the region to help establish and scale innovation initiatives from outside and within the organization.