VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA – (March 15, 2023)
VoltSafe Inc. is pleased to announce it has been selected as a finalist for EPiC 2023, qualifying VoltSafe for up to a USD $5M investment by Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) Venture Fund, EPiC’s corporate venture arm. EPiC 2023 is a unique, worldwide competition offering global startups the chance to expand their footprints into Asia. As Hong Kong’s biggest innovation ecosystem, it provides the vast business opportunities aimed at growing the most disruptive startups. Representing VoltSafe in Hong Kong will be the company’s CEO, Trevor Burgess, and CTO, Sanad Aridah. VoltSafe will compete in the elevator pitch competition’s Grand Finale on April 28, 2023.
As an EPiC finalist, VoltSafe will also reap the benefits of EPiC’s value-added services for 6 months after the competition from business matching services, investment referrals, exclusive membership, virtual labs, and access to the talent pool of Hong Kong’s major universities, 3 of which are in the world’s top 50.
VoltSafe stood out in its initial entry specifically in the PropTech (Property Technology) category with its Home Outlet solution amongst applications from over 50 countries around the world. PropTech includes but is not limited to sustainability, smart environment and construction, all of which can benefit greatly from VoltSafe’s patented technology.
“VoltSafe technology has the capability of advancing adoption of smart plugs and electrification while effectively supporting demand side energy management. Our disruptive technology powers the future of how the world connects and controls electricity, ensuring we’re well-positioned to successfully compete at EPiC 2023. We’re excited to showcase VoltSafe tech on an international stage at the Grand Finale,” commented VoltSafe CEO, Trevor Burgess.
Each of the finalists will be flown to Hong Kong, all expenses paid, to deliver their respective pitches in-person to a panel of judges comprised of renowned investors, entrepreneurs and professionals in Asia. The judges will evaluate each semi-finalist pitch based upon the following criteria:
VoltSafe will be centre-stage in front of over 1,000+ regional investors and over 300+ corporate partners in EPiC’s ecosystem for the Grand Finale. There are also cash prizes available for the Champion (US$60K), PropTech Winner (US$20K) and the top 10 finalists (US$10K each).
For inquiries or information regarding investing in VoltSafe Inc., please contact CFO, Scott Carlson, at email@example.com.
About HKSTP 2023
HKSTP has been committed for 20 years in building up Hong Kong as an international innovation and technology (I&T) hub, propelling success for global pioneers today and tomorrow. Through infrastructure, services, expertise and network of partnerships, HKSTP helps establish innovation and technology as a pillar of growth for Hong Kong, while reinforcing Hong Kong’s international I&T hub status as a launchpad for global growth. Learn more at hkstp.org.