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Plug and Play Startups Featured In Forbes Asia 100 To Watch 2023

Plug and Play Startups Featured In Forbes Asia 100 To Watch 2023

Plug and Play is proud to announce that five of our Portfolio and Batch startups have been featured in the prestigious Forbes Asia 100 To Watch 2023. The latest Forbes Asia 100 to Watch list showcases emerging small businesses and startups with a focus on serving underrepresented markets or leveraging cutting-edge technologies, ranging from generative AI to blood-based cancer diagnostics. Below are our 5 startups who have made it into the list:

1. Aerodyne

HQ: Malaysia

Smart Cities, Batch 3

Aerodyne is a DT3 (drone technology, data technology & digital transformation) enterprise solutions provider, leading the global tech curve in the use of drone data and AI-powered analytics to resolve complex industrial challenges, enabling organisations to rapidly scale, digitally transform, operate optimally and increase productivity.

2. Brankas

HQ: Singapore


Brankas is a leading global open finance technology provider. We provide API-based solutions, data and payments solutions for financial service providers (like banks, lenders and e-wallets) and online businesses. Brankas partners with banks to build and manage their open finance infrastructure, producing APIs for real-time payments, identity and data, new account opening, remittances, and more. With Brankas’ secure open banking technology, online businesses, fintech companies and digital banks can use Brankas APIs to create new digital experiences for their users.

3. Chikin Indonesia

HQ: Indonesia


Chickin Indonesia aims to democratize the poultry industry by utilizing and integrating the Internet of Things (IoT) technology and data management to increase farmers’ income by saving their feed costs through climate control. Chickin provides a technology solution in the form of cloud-based software for farmers, enabling them to carry out effective cultivation management with dashboard monitoring, transparency of livestock supervision, and cage management tools.

4. Dagangan

HQ: Indonesia


Dagangan is an Indonesian based rural e-commerce startup that provides access to daily necessities at affordable prices to rural communities. to various products and services.

5. Kinexcs

HQ: Singapore

Financial Services & Health Vertical

Kinexcs is an AI-driven digital therapy platform & wearables solution to enable and empower people for mobility and a better quality of life.


About Plug and Play

Plug and Play is a global innovation platform. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, we have built accelerator programs, corporate innovation services, and an in-house VC to make technological advancement progress faster than ever before. Since inception in 2006, our programs have expanded worldwide to include a presence in over 30 locations globally giving startups the necessary resources to succeed in Silicon Valley and beyond. With over 30,000 startups and 400 official corporate partners, we have created the ultimate startup ecosystem in many industries. Companies in our community have raised over $9 billion in funding, with successful portfolio exits including Danger, Rappi, Dropbox, Lending Club and PayPal.

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