Asia Pacific Program

Scaling impact across Asia Pacific

Launched in 2017, we are now in our 8th year of supporting growth-stage ventures operating at the nexus of advanced technology, profit and impact.

To date, alongside our partners at Barclays, we have supported 100+ ventures headquartered across the Asia Pacific that are uniquely positioned to create the jobs of tomorrow while solving our most pressing societal and environmental challenges. The Asia Pacific program is part of Unreasonable Impact's broader global initiative that is actively supporting 310+ ventures across the world.

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Meet our Asia Pacific Cohorts

Each year we identify and privately invite a select portfolio of growth-stage ventures to join the Unreasonable Impact Asia Pacific program.

This cohort is supported by a curated community of Unreasonable mentors, investors, and Barclays' colleagues. Together this community of support is dedicated to championing the growth and impact of the ventures now and into the future.
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Realising a society where people can live out their natural lives.

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Ryuichi Onose

Cofounder & CEO

Enpower Greentech

Advancing battery storage to power the future of mobility.

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Sam Dai

Cofounder & CEO


Driving the world toward a circular economy by fermenting biomass to create novel ingredients.

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Lina Sakai

Founder & CEO


Building the greenest lithium-ion battery.

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Justin Hung

Co-founder & CEO


Upcycling plastic waste into roads.

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Chu Xian Oh



Creating scalable solutions for circular economy & sustainability.

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Sandeep Patel

Founder & CEO

Provectus Algae

Eliminating gigaton-scale greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture.

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Nusqe Spanton

Founder & CEO


Building a recommerce and circularity-as-a-service platform for kids products and brands.

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Sarah Garner

Founder & CEO


Enhancing quality of life through neurorehabilitation, anytime and anywhere.

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Jane Wang

Co-founder & CEO


Creating a global network of distributed batteries.

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Ankit Mittal

Cofounder & CEO


Using technology to create unique solutions for the aquaculture industry.

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Masahiko Yamada

Co-founder & President


Providing low-cost, solar-powered lighting systems to underserved communities in Africa.

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Satoshi Akita

Founder & CEO

109 Ventures are part of Unreasonable Impact Asia Pacific

The Unreasonable Fellowship is supported by a global community of 1,140 Mentors — from industry experts to renowned executives and policymakers. Below are just some of the Mentors who are proactively supporting our Asia Pacific cohorts.

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Recent News from the Impact Asia Pacific Fellowship

June 30, 2024

Hong Kong Earthshot Prize winner to work with Leoch on green battery tech - South China Morning Post - Business Fast

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May 29, 2024

Circular Startup Fermenstation wins in global pitch contest “SusHi Tech Challenge 2024” | CIRCULAR STARTUP TOKYO - Circular Economy Startup Incubation Program


May 27, 2024

Unreasonable Impact announces new roster of ventures for Asia Pacific programme

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May 23, 2024

Unreasonable Impact announces new roster of ventures for Asia Pacific programme

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May 16, 2024

SusHi Tech Challenge 2024 Pitch Contest | SusHi Tech Tokyo 2024 Global Startup Program

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April 6, 2024

Innovation with intent

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