Be a Startup Entrepreneur.
Digital disruption really means new business opportunities. There is no better time to realize ones’ entrepreneural aspirations. Individuals seeking to create startups have access to acceleration programmes, training, networking with potential partners and opportunities to pitch to investors.
This is an intensive programme for individuals to acquire startup skills, develop your idea and seek market validation with mentoring support from startup practitioners. You will also learn how to create a minimum viable product (MVP) to go to market. Aspiring entrepreneurs or individuals in entrepreneurship roles in organisations also learn digital marketing strategies and gain innovation & entrepreneurship insights.
You can receive up to 95% SkillsFuture funding for our entrepreneurship courses. Organizations can also enjoy 90% funding for sponsoring their employees' training.
Please register your interest.
During the first month, you will undergo a comprehensive training programme to acquire startup skills including Innovative Venture Creation (IVC), Product Marketing & Sales and Agile Minimum Viability Program (MVP) Design creation.
During the second month, participants will receive personalised mentoring support to develop your business plan while the third month is spent developing your go-to-market strategies with your MVP and to ascertain initial market validation of your idea. The completion of 3 additional modules in Digital Marketing, Innovation and an Entrepreneurship Insights and Innovation & Entrepreneurship - Capstone Project, qualifies candidates for a Professional Diploma in Startup Entrepreneurship.
Who Can Join
Singaporeans & PRs
Aged 21 & Above
Government funding support for SG/PRs
• 70% fee subsidy for applicants 21 years old & above
• 90% fee subsidy for Singaporeans applicants 40 years & above
What is it
Our 3 months Startup Bootcamp provides you with the following essential skills to:
• Create an investor friendly business plan
• Define and implement product marketing & sales strategy
• Go to market with your business idea
• Be guided by experienced mentors who are industry experts
What you will learn
Our Innovative Venture Creation training helps you to grip key understanding of innovative business model. You will be exposed to various lean methodologies & techniques and learn:
• How to apply Lean Canvas concepts,
• Create Go-to-market strategies,
• Understanding financial viability and
• Fund raising.
The Product Marketing & Sales module enables you to master skills required for defining and implementing a Product Marketing Strategy and create a Sales Kit for an enterprise or start-up. You will learn:
• Product Marketing Strategy through the use of Sales Canvas
• To Engage Sales through the use of Sales pitch
• To review successful sales, review their strategy and engagement tactics
Our Agile Minimum Viability Product (MVP) Design equips you with the concepts of designing your product using Agile approach. You will learn how to:
• Define your product outcomes & features list
• Build a MVP & test it
• Analyse users, customers & competitors
• Market & sell using MVP financials
What is it
We also offer a 3 month Professional Diploma in Startup Entrepreneurship programme, for aspiring entrepreneurs or people looking for entrepreneurship role in Organisations through SSG funding.
What you will learn
In addition to learning Innovative Venture Creation, Product Marketing & Sales, Agile Minimum Viable Product (MVP) Design, covered in the Startup Bootcamp, you will also be learning:
• Innovation & Entrepreneurship - Capstone Project
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.
Francis Goh is a recognized senior executive with 20+ years of international experience in Resources & High Tech companies building and directing businesses and held numerous P&L and high impact revenue-driving cum leadership positions with industry leaders such as Accenture, SAP, HP and Microsoft.
A valued public speaker with excellent communication skills, proven across multicultural and multilingual background. Francis holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, an MBA in Strategic Marketing Management and a PhD in International Management. At present, Francis is an Advisor & Mentor / Adjunct Lecturer with Nanyang Business School. He also the CEO and Founder of Hehsed Limited, a regional management consulting practise. Also, the Deputy CEO of One Pioneer which is the only space theme park in hotel in the world.