Announcing our 2018 Semi-Finalists!

This year for the first time 178 Hardware founders submitted their hardware pitch decks to us for the 2018 Startup Launchpad Investment Competition. Our panel of judges carefully reviewed all the submissions, and after much deliberation, we are excited to announce the semi-finalists for the 2018 contest. Congratulations!

The 2018 SLIC Semi-finalists are:

MedEXO Robotics

Shine Baby


Lecker Labs

Movie Mask

Dreamlight Inc

Koofy Development


UAVI Technology

Dragon Creative Enterprise Solution

Hong Kong

Hong Kong


United States



Hong Kong

South Korea


Hong Kong

Congratulations to the 10 startups listed above. We thank everyone who took the time to submit their work. And if you didn’t make it to the second round this year, we encourage you to keep developing and prototyping. And perhaps, try again next year. Watch for the next big announcement – our three finalists – on 11th April.