Peoplewave Wins Asia Tech Podcast Pitchdeck Asia 2019 Awards

3 min readJan 15, 2019


15 January 2019, SingaporePeoplewave, Asia’s leading data-driven HR technology company, won the Asia Tech Podcast (ATP) Pitchdeck Asia 2019 Awards, being awarded “Startup Most Likely to Succeed in 2019”.

The 2019 Pitchdeck Asia Awards is an opportunity for the Asian Startup Ecosystem to shine a spotlight on some of its best startups. The awards were decided by a public vote. More than 7,200 votes were cast by registered LinkedIn users across 14 categories amongst 400+ nominated startups in Asia. Peoplewave came in overall top across all categories with the most number of votes.

The Peoplewave team in Davao, Philippines watching the ATP Show vote announcement live on YouTube

“We’re very happy to have the support and votes of so many people. Being a pioneer in the HR tech space is not easy as we’re here to challenge what’s wrong with poor people management. With so many people believing in our vision and purpose, this reaffirms our belief that there’s a strong need in the market to reinvent HR and people management,” said Damien Cummings, CEO of Peoplewave.

Graham Brown, Founder and Show Host of Asia Tech Podcast said: “It’s great to see so many people come together to support the Asian startup community. Our goal is to give the Asian Tech Ecosystem a voice by showcasing some of the most amazing startups here and Peoplewave is definitely one of the most promising ventures I’ve seen. I look forward to seeing Peoplewave achieve great things soon.”

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Peoplewave is Asia’s leading and fastest-growing HR software company powered by cloud and blockchain technology. It is revolutionising people management with data-driven, transparent feedback and verified employee performance data, turning it into actionable data for companies worldwide. Peoplewave’s mission is to make work fair and put people first in people management, in order to bring fairness, transparency, data-driven decision making and humanity to the workplace.

Peoplewave currently offers several key HR solutions: First 100 Days, a new hire strategic onboarding tool; Performance Wave, a continuous 360-degree performance appraisals platform; and HR Command Centre, an analytics suite that unlocks the power of company and employee data. All of these tools will integrate into Peoplewave’s new blockchain platform, Wavebase, a revolutionary platform that provides ongoing authenticated employee performance information that will change the face of hiring and managing workplace talent.

Recognised as a disruptor in HR technology, Peoplewave was listed as APAC CIO Outlook Magazine’s “Top 50 Most Promising Enterprise Startups 2017” and Singapore Business Review’s “20 Hottest Startups 2018”. Peoplewave is also a Top 5 winner of the 2018 Startup-O Fasttrack programme and was most recently voted “Startup Most Likely to Succeed in 2019” in the ATP Pitchdeck Asia 2019 Awards.

Peoplewave is headquartered in Singapore and has offices in Philippines, Hong Kong and Australia.

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Pitchdeck Asia by Asia Tech Podcast is a regular show on YouTube, Soundcloud, iTunes and Spotify. Started as a single podcast by Graham D Brown in 2017, Asia Tech Podcast is now over 300 podcast episodes distributed on iTunes. Our goal is to build a platform to help Asia’s leading experts and influencers tell their story by creating a community of podcasters based in Asia and to give the Asian Tech Ecosystem a voice by sharing stories of its amazing startup Founders.




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