“We’re honored to win CIIC 2023, which stimulates us to move forward inclusive energy growth through Advanced Biofuels. Thanks to East Ventures, Temasek Foundation & all supporters for their invaluable assistance”

Rifo Romelio V

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of AfterOil

“We’re grateful to East Ventures and Temasek Foundation for leading climate action through CIIC. Qarbotech’s participation accelerated our mission to support smallhoder farmers in Indonesia, while also connecting us with potential partners for regional expansion”

Chor Chee Hoe

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Qarbotech

"We extend our heartfelt gratitude for the invaluable opportunities and profound learning experiences provided by the CIIC. Our journey is not just about our success but to inspire other climate tech pioneers. We invite and challenge everyone to unite in our collective climate action."

Eric C. Januar

Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of BANIQL

“Big thanks to all involved in CIIC 2023, including East Ventures, Temasek Foundation, and Rumah Group. We’re thrilled to launch our plastic recycling facility with RiverRecycle, expanding our impact, and eagerly anticipate future collaborations with all CIIC finalists.”

Bagas Mukti Wibowo

Senior Business Development Executive of Waste4Change

“We celebrate the spirit and dedication of future leaders tackling climate change innovatively, fostering creativity and solutions with a positive impact on our planet’s future.”

Tri Hardimasyar

Vice President of Technology innovation and Corporate Business Incubation, PLN

“The program features impressive candidates, evident from the strong market potential, and innovative initiatives of the shortlisted applicants. While some projects are in the prototype stage, they showcase promising ideas to advance sustainability efforts,”

Muhammad Reza Abdulmajid

Chief Risk & Sustainability Officer of Sinar Mas Land

“This marks a crucial step cultivating an innovative community and ecosystem in Southeast Asia to address our generation’s critical challenge.”

Jeremy Sim

Innovation Director of Mistletoe

“We want to support a sustainability tech platform, especially on addressing the challenges of climate impact. Hence, we are keen to explore together with the startup founders.”

Mia Melinda

CEO of Telkomsel Mitra Inovasi (TMI)

“I was very delighted and impressed to see a lot of interesting ideas that I never thought about. I figured some of the forward thinking, both the climate and the community impact holistically.”

Andrew Daniel

Sustainability Team of GoTo