Startup Accelerator Programme for PMETs
Digital disruption really means new business opportunities. There is no better time to realize ones’ entrepreneurship aspirations. Individuals seeking to create Startups have access to acceleration programmes, training, networking with potential partners and opportunities to pitch to investors.
This is a 3-month intensive programme for PMETs to acquire startup skills, develop your idea and seek market validation to create your startup from scratch with mentoring support from startup practitioners. At the end of the incubation period, you will pitch your business plan to potential investors on a "Demo" Day.
Shortlisted Singaporean and PR participants will receive programme fee subsidy ranging from 70% - 90% and $3000 training allowance upon programme completion. Graduates will also receive a package of free business support services with 6 months of co-working facilities.
Please register your interest.
During the first month, you will receive comprehensive training programmes to acquire startup skills including innovative venture creation, digital marketing, product management, business development, and startup management.
For the subsequent 2-month incubation period, participants will receive personalised mentoring support to develop your business plan and seek initial market validation on your idea. There will be regular networking and sharing sessions with startup entrepreneurs and investors to learn and gain insights into how they build their business.
At the end of the incubation period, there will be a “Demo” day where you pitch your business plan to potential investors.
Who Can Join
Singaporeans & Permanent Residents
Aged 21 and above
Startup has not been incorporated
Programme Fees & Funding
• *$13,000 programme fee per participant
• Government funding support for Singaporeans & PRs
• 70% fee subsidy for applicants 21 years old and above
• 90% fee subsidy for Singaporean applicants 40 years old and above
• $3,000 training allowance upon successful programme completion
* GST payable on 30% of course fee
• 30 June 2017
Startup Accelerator Programme application cut-off date
• 11 July 2017: 7pm to 10pm
Commencement of Startup Accelerator Programme (3 Months)
Leslie founded his first technology startup almost immediately after his graduation and led the one-man outfit to a publicly listed global enterprise until it was acquired in 2006.
Mr Loh was selected the overall winner of Singapore’s ASME Rotary Entrepreneur of the Year in 1998 and received the National Youth Award (Entrepreneurship) in 1999. In 2006, Leslie was awarded the “Person of The Year” IT Leader Award by the Singapore Computer Society.
Leslie is currently actively involvement in developing future ready talents and nurture technology startups via Lithan and Red Dot Ventures respectively.
Charlie tracks high-tech industry trends in Southeast Asia, identifies attractive business models, guides founders in scaling quickly, and ensures on-target results for Venture Capital. He holds an MBA from AGSM (Australia). His current role requires he source investment opportunities and manage portfolio companies under the Singapore Government’s Technology Incubation Scheme. Charlie works with portfolio company founders, government incentive departments, universities, investors, and corporates to create strategic partnerships, direct business outcomes, and acquisitions (M&A).
Kenya Takashima is the founder and CEO of Foci Incorporated, a technology consulting company based in Tokyo. He also founded u10 Networks, a network monitoring systems company. Since the incorporation, he directed the company to address highspeed networking solution in the network monitoring market and has shipped products including network monitoring accelerator HBA cards, network recorder appliance server, real-time network visualizing software. In the process, he raised multiple rounds from major venture capitalists.
Jan is a serial entrepreneur trying to make impacts on education and the Mananging Director at Conexus. His 14-year long career developed from IT support to sales, business development, and eventually to entrepreneurship and business operations management. He is currently developing and running many operations out of the Singapore area. Jan is also the founder of Legendary Crafters which launches innovative products in patent-pending apparel, wearables, applications.
Anuj Jain is a 'Go To Market’ expert in Asia with 15+ years experience in successfully scaling ventures for FMCG & Tech Startups. He specialises in driving business growth & scaling ventures across Asian markets. In his 9 years with BIC, Anuj played a leading role in successfully scaling business across 13 countries, managed country P&L & added 55K+ retail outlets Pan-Asia.
His inventive 'Go To Market' strategies, new product design and effective marketing campaigns helped BIC having double digit growth across North Asian and SEA markets. At present, he is successfully leading the growth of an emerging food-tech SAAS startup, a JUNGLE Ventures company, in South East Asian markets.