• Scale your Startup Faster

    May 2 - July 26

    Demo Day: July 25, 2019

  • SmartScale powered by Seedstars

    May-July 2019, Phnom Penh

    A three-month acceleration program focused on early stage startups in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The program is driven by lean and growth methodologies to help startups scale faster and hit your next investment milestone quicker.


    Startups will have access to local and international mentors, guided workshops, one on one sessions, introductions to business and investor networks, and targeted training and assistance.


    Participants will have increased investment readiness and the opportunity to receive funding from the program partners.

  • SmartScale Demo Day

    July 25, 2019 8.00am

    Raintree, Phnom Penh

  • Program Timeline



    May 2 & 3, 2019


    Program Dates

    May 2, 2019 - July 26, 2019


    Demo Day

    July 25, 2019

  • 3 months program

    20+ local and international mentors

    Chance to get a follow-up investment

    Weekly 1:1 with Entrepreneur in Residence

  • Mentors

    With over 3000 experts in our network, we can tap into professionals from all sectors, industries, and regions.


    Infinity Technologies Pte

    Growth Instructor

    Org. Transformation

    Deputy Director, Smart Digital Opportunities

    Strategy and Special Projects Manager

    Managing Director - Corporate Venture Capital

    Co-Founder/ CEO

    Founder / CEO

    Managing Director

    CEO / Co-Founding Member

    Managing Director

    Chief Partnerships Officer

    CEO & Co-Founder

    Chairman & Group CEO

    Chief Operating Officer

    Group Chief Financial Officer

    More Coming Soon

    Interested in mentoring?

  • Portfolio

    HR Tech

    Bongpheak is the first job site in Cambodia specialized in low-skilled and unskilled employment.


    Trust is broken in online shopping in Cambodia. That is why Buyloy.com was established. We sell products from A to Z to 8.4 million Cambodian social media users to make their lives easier and more reliable.


    We create fun mobile game that allow you to express yourself and connect with other players to enjoy the moment of play experience.


    Provide cost-effective and patient-demand tools for health providers to acquire new customers and maintain existing customers.

    Travel Tech

    Connecting independent travellers to impactful travel experiences, while changing people's loves through tourism


    Is a promotional website listing various products and services with heavy promotion in a limited time and amounts of 50% of original price.


    A food delivery service with advanced application to ease today’s busy lifestyles and a platform to support SMEs


    As Peth Yoeung (Our Doctor), we solve 3 problems of hospital operating management, including patient's medical data, productivity and revenue of hospitals/clinics through digitalizing patient's medical data as a replacement of paper based hospital operating management.


    RENTKH.COM is an online platform for listing and booking property rental. Our strength are stock of thousands of properties & live update.

    TK Express

    Last-Mile Logistics

    We solve the problem of young mothers having no time for new responsibilities by delivering their daily necessities to their doorsteps.


    Wayhome.asia solves the marketing issue of communicating available homes and offices between Owners, Tenants, and Agents with their easy to use rental management portal.

  • Team



    Program Manager





    Mekong Strategic Partners

    Investment Analyst

    Mekong Strategic Partners

    Senior Investment Analyst

    Mekong Strategic Partners

  • Enablers and Partners

    Development Innovations (USAID)

    Development Innovations (DI)


    Development Innovations (DI) is a six-year USAID-funded project that helps civil society organisations, technology companies, social enterprises and young innovators to design and use information and communications technology (ICT) solutions and employ innovative processes to tackle Cambodia’s development challenges. USAID's Development Innovations project is funding Mekong Strategic Partners and Seedstars to customise and localise the Seedstars curriculum, develop and run the three month accelerator program, and provide follow up mentoring support for the selected Cambodian startups.

    Mekong Strategic Partners (MSP)

    Mekong Strategic Partners (MSP)

    Operating Partner

    Mekong Strategic Partners (MSP) is an investment management and corporate advisory firm specialising in the Greater Mekong Region with a particular focus on Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. MSP is the fund manager for the Smart-Axiata Digital Innovation Fund (SADIF), the first corporate venture capital fund established to support early-stage technology companies in Cambodia. MSP has developed experience in selecting, evaluating and conducting due diligence of startups, coaching and mentoring (pre and post investment), structuring investments, and supporting high-growth entrepreneurs.

    Smart Axiata

    Smart Axiata


    Smart Axiata Co., Ltd., Cambodia’s leading mobile telecommunications operator, currently serves 8 million subscribers under the 'Smart' brand. Smart continues to be at the forefront of mobile technology advancement and is also rapidly transforming itself into a digital lifestyle brand, having introduced many innovative offerings and lifestyle entertainment value propositions. The company's workforce consists of more than 1000 local and foreign experts. As part of its Digital Champion aspirations, Smart launched the Smart Axiata Digital Innovation Fund in 2017 together with Mekong Strategic Partners and Forte Insurance. Smart is committed to its customers, employees and the people of Cambodia, in delivering its promise of enriching their lives through world-class networks, exceptional digital experiences and through significant corporate social responsibility engagements.



    Operating Partner

    Seedstars is a Swiss-based group with the mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. Seedstars connects stakeholders, builds companies from scratch with public and private partners and invests in high growth startups within these ecosystems. Through different activities, that range from startup scouting to company building and acceleration programs, the team has built the most powerful network of entrepreneurs, investors, incubators, corporations and government officials from 65+ fast-growing economies around the globe. Seedstars group includes Seedstars World, a worldwide startup competition, sourcing the top talent in technology and entrepreneurship in emerging markets; Seedstars Growth, a three month virtual acceleration program; Seedspace, a network of coworking and co-living spaces now in 15+ countries and Seedstars Academy, a six months intensive training for aspiring local entrepreneurs on how to build sustainable businesses.

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