pitchborneo 2016 : Viral Edition


NOVEMBER 18th - 20th, 2016

What Is pitchborneo?

pitchborneo is a pitching competition open to all entrepreneurs (new and experienced) to propose their business ideas to win funding and startup capital worth RM200,000. Formerly known as Sabah Got Ideas (SGI), for the past 5 years, this competition has helped many local entrepreneurs launch their business to success! Starting last two years, SGI was rebranded and now known as pitchborneo. Year 2016, pitchborneo now has been improved and enhanced to be bigger, better and of course, going VIRAL.

How It Works?

4 Districts

pitchborneo 2016 will be held in 4 districts. Keningau, Kota Kinabalu, Ranau and Tawau

4 Districts

30 Participants

Limited only to 30 persons to join pitchborneo 2016 in every district. First come, first serve basis. Fee of RM100 for every registration.

30 Participants

2 Days Workshop

Two-days weekend workshop. Food and accommodation will be provided through out this program.

2 Days Workshop

Idea Development

No idea? No problem. We will help you. If you have existing business or business ideas, we’ll guide you all the way during the workshop to develop your business ideas.

Idea Development


You’ll definitely get help from our brilliant selection of mentors (Past winners and successful entrepreneurs) during and after the program.



The two days workshop will help you to develop and enhance your idea. It is to give your idea the maximum potential it required to compete during the pitching.


Finalist Selection

Last part of the workshop: ‘5 minutes pitching and 3 minutes question and answer’ this will determine who will be the 6 lucky winners to compete at the Finale for a chance to grab the funding!

Finalist Selection


RM 20,000.00 worth of funding will be given to each of TEN (10) best business ideas during the FINALE of pitchborneo 2016 competition!


How To Join?

PBViral2016 Tentative Program


The town had an estimated population as of 2010 of
113,809 people. It is the third-largest town in Sabah
after Kota Kinabalu and Sandakan. The main
economic activities of the town are: timber, cocoa,
oil palm plantations, and prawn farming.

Eastern Plaza Jalan Kuhara,
91000 Tawau,

more info

What You Will Gain From This Competition?





and thousand of amazing experiences...

pitchborneo 2015 : Breakout Edition Winners

About Us

Supported By

  • Kementerian Pembangunan Sumber dan Kemajuan Teknologi Maklumat

KPSKTM is a ministry that always been supportive to the entrepreneur activities and program specially involving with the utilization of ICT platform.

KPSKTM Website

Organized By

  • Sabah Techpreneur Association


Sabah Techpreneur Association (SATA) is an NGO set up in 2010. Our interest is in entrepreneurship development. Our Vision is "A Techpreneur in Every Family". We have a dream to create at least one entrepreneur in every family.

SATA Facebook Page

Where Techpreneur Are Created


Sabah Techpreneur Association

Pertubuhan Usahawan Teknologi Sabah

10th Floor,
Wisma Bandaraya,
Jalan Masjid Lama, 88000,
Kota Kinabalu,

PitchBorneo 2016 : Viral Edition

Contact Person

019 - 790 6977 ( Melissa )
013 - 541 4399 ( KD )