Nominations are open for the TechNode ORIGIN Innovation Awards.

Startups with the spirit of innovation & entrepreneurship are welcome to participate in the awards.

Nominations are open for the TechNode ORIGIN Innovation Awards.

TechNode, the media company covering China's technology space, is hosting an award specially for startups and the APAC tech community.

Also known as the ORIGIN Innovation Awards, the initiative aims to provide recognition to companies that have exemplified the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship in the running of their businesses. 

On top of recognition, TechNode promises to bring value to participants in these additional areas:

  • Quality network
  • Massive media exposure  
  • Business & Funding opportunities

ORIGIN Innovation Awards features 4 main award categories and 19 sub-categories:

  • Movers & Shakers Awards
    • Outstanding Female VC
    • Promising Female Founder
    • Founder of The Year
    • Best Sustainable Solution
    • Resilience Award
  • Digital Transformation Award
    • Best Digital Transformation
  • Startups Awards
    • AI, FinTech
    • IoT
    • HealthTech
    • Logistics & LMF
    • Ecommerce
    • Food & AgriTech
    • Media & Entertainment
    • Supply Chain & New Retail
    • EduTech
    • Internet Solutions (SaaS)
  • Ecosystem Enabler Awards
    • People's Choice VCs
    • Community Builder Award

Participants will go through the call for nominations from 1st June to 31 August, with the judging process taking place from 1st September to 31st October.

Winners will be announced at the ORIGIN Summit happening between December 2020 and January 2021 (depending on the current pandemic situation).

“TechNode has been organizing the annual ChinaBang Awards since 2012. Over the past few years, we have witnessed a large number of emerging Chinese startups grow into unicorns. I believe TechNode Global can build on TechNode’s expertise in this area to better serve the Asia tech community with the ORIGIN Innovation Awards.” Dr. Gang Lu, founder and CEO of TechNode said.

Interested participants can nominate themselves (or a recommendation) via the official website here.



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