Tokyo, Japan, September 21, 2015 - Mobile Challenge Asia Pacific (MCAP), an international mobile startup competition, announced the launch of MCAP 2015-2016. MCAP brings together the hottest new mobile startups from across 9 countries in the Asia Pacific region to compete in the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.
Early-stage ventures from across Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Taiwan, Indonesia, Japan, Korea and Hawaii are invited to apply to represent their respective countries at the MCAP Regional Finals to be held in Honolulu, Hawaii in January 2016. In order to qualify, all applicants should be mobile-related ventures (including services, software and hardware) that have raised less than $250,000 at the time of the applying.
In Hawaii the startups will compete against 27 other teams in front of a distinguished panel of judges and the top three startups will be selected to represent Asia Pacific at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain in February 2016. MCAP 2015-2016 is made possible by the generous sponsorship of Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation and the State of Hawaii.
Mobile Challenge Asia Pacific (MCAP) is organized by J-Seed Ventures, IE Business School and Applied Innovation Institute. The overall vision of the MCAP competition is to create opportunities for employment for youth; increase dialogue between developers and industry partners; and evolve and accelerate innovative ideas and concepts into viable businesses. Since launching in 2014, more than 350 teams from Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Taiwan, China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea and Malaysia have competed - developing mobile solutions that address specific needs in education, healthcare, finance, and entertainment.
J-Seed Ventures, Inc.