Cara Yap, 19 November 2020
Oncoshot recently won in the Healthtech Startup Awards category at tech platform Technode Global's inaugural Origin Innovation Awards 2020. The awards recognise startups companies in the Asia Pacific region that have exemplified the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship in the running of their businesses. This seeks to build a dynamic community propelling disruptive solutions to problems.
Oncoshot was among three winners selected out of eight finalists in the Heathtech category of the Startup Awards. The ORIGIN Innovation Awards advisory committee is made up of representatives from AppWorks, Cyberport, Gobi Partners, Golden Gate Ventures, InnoVen Capital, MDI Ventures, Rakuten Capital, Sistema Asia, True Digital Park, and ZWC Partners.
The awards nominees come from diverse backgrounds, including early-stage startups and more established companies. Close to 400 contenders from 18 countries across the Asia Pacific region participated. Southeast Asia was the dominant region with 67 per cent of the applications, while East Asia emerged in the second spot with 23 per cent, ahead of South Asia with 10 per cent.