What is Cognity Labs?

Why did we start this?

We want to give every founder a chance to creates something meaningful for the world.

How are we doing this?

By bridging Silicon Valley, one of the greatest technology hubs in the world, to startups in Emerging Markets in Southeast Asia

What do we do?

We run an 8-week virtual accelerator program that helps emerging market founders learn best practices, get resources and support from mentors from Silicon Valley.

Our Values

Give Back
Think Globally
Be Scrappy
Strive for Impact
Always be Learning

The story so far.

We've been operational for 3 years but we're just getting started.
Dec 2018
Explored ideas on how to uplift the Southeast Asia ecosystem.
July 2019
Officially launched Cognity Labs and opened it for applications starting with the Philippines.
Oct 2019
Kicked-off our first cohort with 3 companies.
Aug 2020
Expanded our mission to 2 new countries -- Indonesia and Vietnam and grew our Venture Partners team.
sep 2020
Started applications for our 2nd cohort.
Jan 2021
Kicked-off our second cohort with companies from the Philippines, Indonesia, and Vietnam.