Supercharge Your Startup with AI/ML Reactor 2022

For the second year in a row, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Epiphany are proud to kick off the AI/ML reactor, a 5-week hands-on practical program enabling selected startups in ASEAN and Pakistan to implement and deploy their AI/ML solutions, with the aim to increase AI/ML awareness within both of the regions’ startup ecosystems.

Selected startups will have the opportunity to take their business to the next level with AI/ML and fully immerse themselves in the ASEAN and Pakistani startup industry through workshops, masterclasses, and mentorship sessions with leading AWS, ASEAN and Pakistan tech industry experts.

Join us today if your startup is:

  • ASEAN or Pakistan-based
  • Early-stage or growth-stage from any vertical
  • AI-first – where AI/ML is at the core of your business and aligns with your business roadmap
  • AI/ML-assisted – where you are leveraging on AI & ML to achieve targeted business objectives

Grab this golden opportunity and join in the power-packed bootcamp now! Here are just a few reasons why you should join us!


Meet industry leaders and experts to learn the fundamentals of AI/ML in a live, interactive environment

Discover the most successful strategies you can leverage to take your startup to the next level

Acquire practical knowledge about AI/ML technology tools, solutions and its implementation through live workshops, masterclasses, and immersion days


Tech mentors will teach you the skills and best practices to refine your AI/ML model, act as sounding boards, assist you in getting to the root of your problems and support you in solving those problems


Business mentors will give you constructive feedback on your pitch decks, with time-tested guidance on how to deliver your pitches in the most effective way


Get a chance to showcase your business and solution at demo days in front of successful technology entrepreneurs, investors and experts


If selected, you’ll gain the opportunity to meet 1:1 with selected VCs to further present your solution and business’ growth plans after the final demo day


Get featured in ‘Startups of AI/ML Reactor 2022’ series on social media, receive a digital badge for your participation, and become a part of national and international community-building initiatives


You can get a chance to:

Win exclusive cash prizes
Receive AWS credits*
Receive potential investment
Be represented globally via Epiphany as well as its partners’ networks

*AWS Activate Credits are subject to the AWS Promotional Credit Terms & Conditions.

Program Timeline


Yudho Diponegoro

Startup Solutions Architect, ASEAN, AWS

Startup Solutions Architect, ASEAN, AWS

Seema Gupta

Senior Solutions Architect, AWS

Seema Gupta is a senior solutions architect with AWS helping her customers for their digital transformation journey.

Riza Saputra

Solutions Architects - AWS

Solutions architect who is very enthusiastic to help and see startups scale.

Jerome Poudevigne

Principal Startup Solution Architect at AWS

Seasoned startup CTO, with a proven ability to deliver results the agile way through strong leadership and creative problem-solving, keeping

Farah Mehboob

Founder, Valider

She is the founder of a tech start-up Valider. Valider provides services for digital profiling and verification using AI.

Yuan Kai Law

ASEAN Startup Development Officer, Strategy & Operations

He is a program management professional with experience spanning both the public and private sectors. He is passionate about driving value a

Ali Rehan

Director of Engineering AI, Motive

He leads the core AI/Vision team at KeepTruckin (Now known as Motive)- which powers the Smart Dashcam product and is the foundation for...

Hasan Zafar

Product Lead - Salesflo

He has experience of 3 years in Tech and 2 years in the Retail sector.

Shan Ul Haq

Chief Technology Officer and Founder at XpertFlow LLC

Chief Technology Officer and Founder at XpertFlow LLC

Pang Pei Yi

Startup Account Executive - Asia Emerging Markets At AWS

Startup Account Executive - Asia Emerging Markets At AWS

Priya Lakshmi

Head of Startup Sales, ASEAN at (AWS)

A Versatile and Skilled Sales Professional with close to 17 Years of Experience in Account Management, Sales of IT Solutions and Services.


Yasir Suleman Memon

Co-Founder, Salesflo

An entrepreneur at heart with love for innovation. Have worked in various streams in the consumer goods industry.

Yudho Diponegoro

Startup Solutions Architect, ASEAN, AWS

Startup Solutions Architect, ASEAN, AWS

Nicha Suebwonglee

Venture Capital Business Development Manager, Thailand / Philippines / ASEAN at AWS

Technology, Media / Entertainment, and consumer goods professional with 10+ years of work experience in venture.

Faisal Aftab

Co-Founder & GP of Zayn Capital BitRate Fund.

Faisal is the Co-Founder & GP of Zayn Capital BitRate Fund.

Dennis Le

Investment Manager - Openspace Ventures

Looking to meet tech, consumer and crypto companies across Southeast Asia. We invest in Seed, Series A/B and Growth stage companies.

Aria Rajasa

CTO KaryaKarsa

A passionate businessman with a knack for design, casual fashion, digital marketing.

Justin Bolilia

VP Data - Kumu

ML at scale


What is AI/ML Reactor about?

AI/ML Reactor Bootcamp is a unique, hands-on, and rigorous program that assists Pakistani and ASEAN’s startups in integrating AI/ML features into their systems through workshops, masterclasses, group and individual mentoring sessions, demo days, and more. Apply Now

How do I apply for this program?

Please apply for the program at this link.

Is this a full-time program?

No, the program is a part-time five-week virtual mentorship program. Startups must attend all sessions – workshops, masterclasses, group mentoring, one-on-one mentoring sessions, and technical deep-dive sessions, otherwise, they will be disqualified.

Is the program in-person?

No. the program is entirely virtual.

How many people from the startup need to attend the program?

The CTO/tech lead and CEO need to attend the program fully.

What is the maximum number of members per startup who can join the program?

Up to 5 participants from each startup can join the AI/ML Reactor.

What is the cost of participating in the AI/ML Reactor program?

Nothing! The program is completely free.

What will I get out of being in the AI/ML Reactor?

Mentorship: One of the key benefits of the AI/ML Reactor is having access to knowledgeable mentors.  You will have access to top domain experts, tech and business mentors, and AWS mentors and speakers.

Network:  As one of the most active entrepreneur support organizations in Pakistan, Epiphany thrives to bring together the most vibrant network of experts and organizations including investors, domain specialists, strategic corporate partners, and community partners. With this program, you can also expand your network significantly as a startup. You will have an opportunity to connect with local and international renowned tech and business mentors working at top-notch organizations hailing from ASEAN region. Last year, we had Jehan Ara, Atif Awan, Kalsoom Lakhani, Hussain Mansoor, Hassaan Sadiq (CTO, Grocers App) and Abdul Mannan (CTO, Bykea) and many international industry experts (See more on

VisibilityYour startup will gain visibility and branding through digital media campaigns and blog posts on national and international platforms. The top two startups will have additional branding and visibility benefits.

When will I learn if I have been selected for the program?

Startups will be informed by via email in the week of Oct 3 -7 about the selection decision.

What is the eligibility criteria?

Startups at all stages of development are welcome to apply. Our program is open to startups working on any vertical interested in implementing AI/ML in specific use cases to advance their venture. During this journey, AWS experts will support you, even if you have a basic knowledge about AI/ML.

What is the deadline to apply for this program?

The last day to apply is September 30, 2022.

How many participants can join the program from each startup?

Up to 5 participants from each startup can join the AI/ML Reactor.

Will post-program support be provided to startups?

In regards to post reactor support, it will vary depending on how much support you require, where you are in your journey, whether you are using Amazon Web Services (AWS), etc.

What are the prizes for startups?

Startups will be given cash, AWS swags, AWS credits, and access to local and international industry experts.

*AWS activate credits are subject to the AWS promotional credit terms & conditions

Who will receive prizes?

The top two startups from the program will be eligible to receive prizes.

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So, are you ready to supercharge your startup?