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HyperScale is the global sustainability accelerator that will identify, invest, and nurture innovations that can create a major impact on the future of the waste sector.

Focusing on tackling one of humanity's biggest challenges, HyperScale is dedicated to helping waste-tech startups build solutions that can address the growing waste problem in Asia. In partnership with leading corporations like IBM, Panasonic and JFE, HyperScale will help waste-tech ventures cross borders and
scale their sustainable innovations globally.
Our Focus On Growth & Sustainability
Meeting Urgent Needs
Accelerating innovations that can combat the global sustainability crisis through the power of networks.
Global Connectivity
Leveraging on a more connected world to help startups rapidly expand and scale across borders.
Build For The Future
Helping startups future-proof their business models and identify opportunities during crises.
Our Focus Areas
Our immediate focus is to tackle challenges arising from the following waste streams:
HyperScale will support and accelerate companies developing breakthrough solutions across the waste-value chain.
Mixed Waste
Textile Waste
Plastic Waste
Food/Agricultural Waste
Electronic Waste
Why You Should Join
The HyperScale Journey
Applications Open
Your application will help us better understand whether you will be a good fit for the programme, so give the application your best shot.
Shortlisted teams will be invited for an interview where we will assess the team, solution and fit with the accelerator.
Applications Deadline
Meet your fellow cohort-mates as well as our programme partners. You will go through a series of masterclasses, workshops, mentor and networking sessions leading up to Demo Day.
Programme Kickstart
April 2023
19 June 2023
August 2023
October 2023
Post-Programme Support
Follow up and support on post-programme activities including fund-raising and testbedding opportunities
November 2023
Startups will pitch at Demo Day to a curated group of investors and corporates and showcase their solutions to raise further capital to scale their impact.
Demo Day
What To Expect
A curated curriculum will be held over the course of 12 weeks in hybrid format.
Pilots & Partnerships
Strategic partnerships are a must for any startup looking to scale quickly. HyperScale facilitates link-ups with corporate partners or organisations that can open doors of opportunity for startups to grow at an accelerated rate.
Workshops & Masterclasses
Building upon a specially designed waste-tech curriculum co-developed with The Incubation Network, startups will be equipped with key knowledge and capabilities to build scalable products and sustainable business models.
Mentor & Coaching Sessions
Our mentors and coaches bring with them decades of experience building ventures across industries, expertise in developing solutions for circularity, and skill sets and insights to support startups on their journey.
Market Access
HyperScale bridges the knowledge gap for global startups by connecting them to key stakeholders in respective markets who can help refine their product-market fit and scale across regions.
Investor Matching
We work with a wide network of venture capital firms, impact investment funds, sustainability and waste-tech focused investors looking to fund impactful innovations from our cohort of startups.
Demo Day
HyperScale's mission is to create a platform for success. The programme ends with Demo Day, helping startups pitch to global investors to raise growth capital to scale their impact in the long term.
Our Partners, Mentors & Industry Experts
  • Choon Jin Yeoh
    Director, Urban Solutions & Infrastructure Services
    Enterprise Singapore
  • Simon Baldwin
    Global Head of Circularity
  • Regula Schegg
    Managing Director, Asia
    Circulate Capital
  • Laura Benns
    Director, Programs
  • Han Zhang
    Global Sustainability Director
    Dow Chemical
  • Kathlyn Tan
    Rumah Group
  • Jerome Le Borgne
    Country Rep (Thailand), VP Business Development SEA
  • Kavickumar Muruganathan
    Asia Datacenter Sustainability Policy Lead
  • Thomas Mattscherodt
    Head of Project Management Office
  • Justin Seek
    Damson Capital
  • Jenni Risku
    Impact Partner
    Click Ventures
  • Matteo Chiampo
    Technical Director
  • Yasmine Khater
    Chief Executive Officer
    Sales Story Method
  • Dr Dong Xue Cheng
    Senior Scientist
    A*STAR SIMTech
  • Venkatesha Murthy
    Managing Director
    Vans Chemistry
  • Jacqui Hocking
    Chief Executive Officer
  • Kiran Jethwa
    Managing Partner
  • Valencia Dea
    Senior Investment Manager
    Circulate Capital
  • Peter Browne
    Intangible Communications
  • Jennifer Ho
    Integra Partners
Who We Are Looking For
Startups applying to the programme should meet the following criteria:
  • Post-seed to Series A startups
  • Have raised external funding and/or revenue-generating
  • Ready for market expansion
  • Strong alignment to addressing challenges along electronic, plastic, food, textile & mixed waste streams
  • Demonstrates clear impact to end users
  • Ability to scale and localise solutions across waste industries in Asia
Focus Areas
Meet the Cohort
Changing the future of the waste sector,
one solution at a time.
Meet the Alumni
Past Testimonials
Plastics & Circularity Report
Join us in reimagining a plastic-free future with our comprehensive report developed in collaboration with Marico Innovation Foundation and SecondMuse. Uncover the Causes, Challenges, and Innovation in Asia's Plastic Ecosystem.
HyperScale is organised by
Our Corporate Partners
We are supported by a group of dedicated corporates, investors, and communities committed to making a lasting impact across the global waste ecosystem.
Our Community Partners
Imagine, Define and Change the future.
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