PowerACE 2020 Supporting Organisations

Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE)

The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) is a global network of organizations that propel entrepreneurship in emerging markets. ANDE members provide critical financial, educational, and business support services to small and growing.

ENGIE Factory Asia-Pacific


Strategically located in Singapore, ENGIE Factory Asia-Pacific create collaboration opportunities between startups and ENGIE teams in South East Asia and Australia. Our mission is to accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon society. 
Driven to deliver real impact, we build new companies with aspiring entrepreneurs, scale with high growth startups across APAC, and invest in startups. As the venture arm of ENGIE Group in APAC, our focus areas are energy efficiency, smart cities, green mobility, and renewable energy. 


At Enrupt, we build energy companies of the future. 

Enrupt is a network of corporates, startups, and energy professionals fostering innovation in the energy sector. Our vision is to create a safe space where together, as a community we experiment, discover,  and build energy companies of the future driven by clean, decentralised, and digital solutions. Our innovation programmes, events, features of startups, and partnerships cater to the energy community worldwide. 

Italian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (ICHAM)

The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (ICHAM) started its activities at the end of 2008 and is now in its 12th year of operation. In 2019, the chamber has 2 offices based in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, with 93 members, including Italian companies and Vietnamese companies which have strong business ties with Italy. 

ICHAM represents the Italian business community in Vietnam, promoting trade and investment between Italy and Vietnam as well as facilitating business development and market entry for Italian enterprises and Vietnamese ones into the two markets. Our actives also focus on how to assist our members in promoting their business activities and expanding their network: organising trade missions, workshops and seminars; developing contacts and cooperation with institutions in Italy, with banks and with the European Union, as a full member of Eurocham and networking with the Chamber of Commerce and with business associations.

New Energy Nexus

New Energy Nexus is an international non-profit that supports clean energy entrepreneurs and startups with access to funding, business acceleration, and networks. We operate programs in the USA, China, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, and East Africa. 

Our mission is to support diverse entrepreneurs to drive innovation and build equity into the global clean energy economy. 

Quest Ventures

Quest Ventures is a leading venture fund for companies that have scalability and applicability in large internet communities. Its portfolio of 50+ venture-backed companies operate in more than 150 cities across Asia, creating employment and advancement opportunities for more than 4,400 employees, while its Enterprise and ESG efforts directly impact thousands more. 

Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SGC)

The Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SGC) is part of a network of 140 offices of the German bilateral Chamber of Industry and Commerce abroad in 92 countries. The Chamber is one of the largest national Business Chambers in Singapore with a membership of close to 550 representatives from a variety of industries from Germany and Singapore.

The SGC is a valuable and well-established networking platform. Through its active industry committees, SGC gives a voice to businesses. With its distinct service unit and trade fairs arms - DEinternational and Fairs & More respectively - the SGC builds a primary source for receiving reliable information on the German and Singapore business environment as well as bilateral trade relations while fulfilling public obligations on behalf of the German Federal Government.


Sistema is one of the largest private investment corporations in Russia and they invest in over 20 industry verticals, including Russia's No.1 telecom operator, MTS. 

Sistema Asia Capital is Registered Fund Management Company (RFMC) with the license of Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), and we invest in advanced technologies. We also help a portfolio of growth-stage Russian companies with their business development efforts for Asia and Singapore companies to gain market access in Russia through Sales Jet. Sales Jet is a business development platform to bridge two-way tech transfer between Singapore and Russian, supported by Enterprise Singapore.  

Techbridge Ventures Pte Ltd

Techbridge Ventures Pte Ltd is an international technology commercialisation and innovation company. We develop customised business development initiatives to connect innovations to emerging opportunities. 

Through the creation of bespoke innovation showcase events and our international partnership network, TBV aims to create a platform that enables startups and SMEs to connect to investors and funding opportunities, innovators to showcase their technologies to potential collaborators, companies to connect to opportunities and projects in emerging markets.