ADB Ventures Labs match regional demand for cleantech, agritech, fintech, and healthtech solutions to best-in-class technology companies.

The ADB Ventures Labs Process

1. assess

Work with corporations, utilities and other large end users to define problems that, if solved, could yield both development impact and traditional bottom-line benefits.

2. source

Find companies with best-in-class technology solutions 

3. match

Match supply with demand, uncovering opportunities for ADB Ventures to support and invest in scale-ups.

Our Labs

Building Energy Challenge

The Building Energy Challenge accelerates solutions to improve the climate impact of real estate development in Southeast Asia.

Fintech Challenge MEKONG

The Fintech Challenge Mekong is a financial inclusion tech accelerator that addressed specific problem statements identified by financial service providers in Vietnam and Myanmar.


The Future Food Asia Platform aims to accelerate open innovation in AgriTech and FoodTech across Asia Pacific, with the goal to catalyze and align an ecosystem to cope with the challenges of food.

imagine h2o asia​

Imagine H2O Asia accelerates early-stage solutions to build resilience against future water scarcity and accelerate progress towards achieving the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals in South and Southeast Asia.

Travel Lab Asia

Travel Lab Asia accelerates solutions to improve the climate impact of hotels, resorts, and related properties in South and Southeast Asia.