Alphaus Inc. was shortlisted for Batch 4 of the Global Launch Singapore program by 500 Startups, a global venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator, alongside 13 other global startups. Our CEO and COO, Hajime Hirose and Shungo Arai, are now participating in this 8-week online program that kicked off on August 2nd, 2021.
Led by Garry Huang, a seasoned Entrepreneur-in-Residence at 500 Startup Singapore, the program is designed for growth-stage startups around the world to develop and execute a targeted strategy to scale in Southeast Asia using Singapore as a launchpad through expert mentoring sessions, virtual community events, 500’s global network of industry players etc. Alphaus’ decided to join the program as it will help the team learn the fundamentals of the regional market and refine its go-to-market (GTM) strategy which recently started in Singapore.
As announced in July, Alphaus made a successful foray into the Singapore market, servicing Cloud Comrade, the first Singapore headquartered AWS Premier Consulting Partner. Alphaus addresses the increasing challenges that Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and Enterprises face in the emerging cloud market. IDC recently expected the spending on public cloud services in Asia/Pacific region excluding Japan, would record 28.8% growth in 2021 and would reach USD 125 billion by 2025.
Alphaus was previously shortlisted into Batch 15 of 500 Startups' Accelerator Program in Silicon Valley back in November 2016 under the name, Mobingi. It was the only company that was selected and participated from Japan. Besides, 500 Startups was also one of Alphaus’ shareholders in its early days.
The team at Alphaus will be sharing key takeaways from the program at the end of Week 8. Stay tuned to learn more!
Alphaus Inc. is a prominent B2B SaaS startup company in the Cloud Financial Management space. Its solution, Alphaus Cloud, makes it effortless for MSPs to bill their clients for cloud resources provided in an accurate manner whilst increasing their profitability. Enterprises can leverage Alphaus Cloud to understand the actual cloud cost per Business Unit or project and optimize their cloud spending.
About 500 Startups’ Global Launch Program
500 Startups' Global Launch programs are designed to support startups interested in exploring markets outside their home country. The program is currently being conducted out of San Francisco and Singapore. Through this program, startups will be able to accelerate their go-to-market strategy for Singapore and Southeast Asia, get guidance from 500 Startups' world-class mentors and network with startups in their community as well as corporate partners and potential investors.