A coalition of venture capitalists in Singapore (Openspace Ventures, 500 Startups, Cocoon Capital) started a ground-up movement to support the startups during COVID-19.
In this time of uncertainty, the biggest power consumers and businesses have is with their wallet. Support Startups provides a single website where startups across Southeast Asia can release their promotional activities and discount codes for customers looking to help buoy the companies they think can use it the most.
- Slash leveraged an initial design from Openspace Ventures, improved the design and developed the website within 48h for the initial Singapore release and press campaign.
- Later adjustments were made to enable country-specific website instances for Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and Indonesia, based on visitor’s geo location.
- The backend is built on a headless WordPress implementation with the frontend on ReactJS, infrastructure on AWS using serverless technology.