Asia’s Largest Showcase of University Start-Ups



The official start-up event of ATxSG 2024

InnovFest x Elevating Founders is organised by NUS Enterprise and Elevating Founders

About InnovFest x Elevating Founders (InnovFest)

Embracing the theme "Driving Innovation, Nurturing Talents: Creating Impact for Asia," this year's InnovFest not only upholds its tradition of uniting the diverse ecosystem from across Asia and the globe but also showcases new technologies and groundbreaking ideas.

With a focus on nurturing start-ups and catalysing entrepreneurship in the region, it grants exclusive access for tech start-ups to investors and the enterprise marketplace, delivering cutting-edge insights and trends in innovation to all visitors.

InnovFest brings together the entire innovation and enterprise ecosystem, including start-ups, venture capitalists, corporates, institutes of higher learning, government agencies, as well as the media. NUS Enterprise has organised the event in Singapore since 2006 and in Suzhou since 2015.

InnovFest 2024 Themes

AI & Digitalisation

Sustainability & Environment

Future of Healthcare, Work & Education

What you can look forward to


  • Network with leading minds from the innovation ecosystem
  • Stay at the forefront of trends in AI and digitalisation, sustainability, future of health and more
  • Discover over 120 exhibitors showcasing groundbreaking technologies


  • Forge meaningful connections with a diverse network of over 24,000 attendees including fellow start-ups, venture capitalists, corporates, academic institutions, and government agencies
  • Keep abreast with the latest cutting-edge technologies in AI,  digitalisation, sustainability, healthcare, and ignite your creativity and inspire new ideas
  • Elevate your brand visibility and engage with your target audience through diverse sponsorship, funding, or collaboration opportunities


  • Network with over 24,000 participants, encompassing start-ups, venture capitalists, corporates and government agencies
  • Gain insights into the latest developments in AI technologies, sustainability, future of health and other emerging trends through our dynamic conference agenda
  • Witness trailblazing technologies at our exhibition featuring over 120 start-ups and spin-offs

Socialise and Celebrate Innovation: Quayside Pub Crawl

Date: 29 May 2024
Venue: Robertson Walk - Exchange your coupons at the restaurant for your free drinks and snacks.
Time: 7pm till late

What is InnovFest’s Quayside Pub Crawl?

*Open to all ATxEnterprise Pass Holders

After enjoying your first day of InnovFest on Wednesday, 29th May, immerse yourself in a night where innovation meets tradition and every conversation is a chance to spark brilliant new ideas!

From 7 pm till late, unwind after an inspiring day and connect with fellow innovators. This unmissable evening promises to be a perfect blend of leisure and lively discussions set amidst the Singapore River’s historic riverside district. So don’t forget to grab your free coupon at the NUS Enterprise booth to attend this event.

Restaurants you can ‘crawl’ to: Uncabunca, Hannibal, The Chamber, Thunderbird Bistro, 27 Mezze Bar & Gril, Mondo Mio & Kanpai 789

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About the Organisers

NUS Enterprise

NUS Enterprise, the entrepreneurial arm of the National University of Singapore (NUS), plays a pivotal role in advancing innovation and entrepreneurship at NUS and beyond. We actively promote entrepreneurship and cultivate global mind-sets and talents through the synergies of experiential learning, active industry partnerships, holistic entrepreneurship support and catalytic entrepreneurship outreach. Our initiatives and global connections support a range of entrepreneurial journeys and foster ecosystem building in new markets. We provide expertise and connections to create successful spin-offs and translate innovations into the marketplace through industry collaboration. These initiatives augment and complement the University’s academic programmes and act as a unique bridge to industry well beyond Singapore’s shores.

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Informa Tech

Elevating Founders is Informa Tech’s dedicated programme for start-ups and scaleups powered by Founders Forum, a global network of the world’s most inspirational founders, global leaders, senior investors and disruptive rising stars. We connect high potential start-ups with industry and investment and empower the next disruptors in tech.

Elevating Founders takes place within established, industry focused events including London Tech Week, Internet of Things World, AfricaTech and Asia Tech x Singapore. As a result, Elevating Founders offers the perfect combination of a captive audience of potential corporate or private partners and investors as well as a wealth of experienced founder knowledge.