Be part of one of the biggest startups ecosystem worldwide


Be part of one of the biggest startups ecosystem worldwide


ideasinc, Singapore

ideasinc is a 9-month startup accelerator program.

Accelerator/Incubator , Singapore, Accelerator,

  • Business Overview

    Started in 2009, ideasinc evolved from a business plan competition for Nanyang Technological University (NTU) students, to a start-up accelerator program which is open to every youth in Singapore. ideasinc strives to be a major partner in the nation's effort to promote and develop an entrepreneurial environment to bring about significant economic and social development in Singapore through home-grown enterprises.

    A 9-month long start-up accelerator programme. ideasinc invests time and resources to go in very early and help pre-seed stage ideas get off the ground. ideasinc is a platform for aspiring entrepreneurs to validate their business ideas, obtain quality entrepreneurship education, develop their business model, benefit from mentorship by experts with good domain knowledge and rich industrial experience, and finally, the chance to pitch to SPRING Singapore and our partnering investors for funding.

    Cash Awards:
    Most Tech-Driven Startup – S$10,000.00
    Most Innovative Startup – S$10,000.00
    Most Socially Impactful Startup – S$10,000.00

    Grant Opportunities:
    ACE Startup Grant – S$50,000.00
    raiSE VentureForGood Youth Grant - S$20,000.00
    NTU CoLab4Good Grant - S$10,000.00

    Equity Funding Opportunities:
    Govin Holdings Award
    Gree Ventures Award
    iGlobal Partners Award
    Invention Capital Award
    Jungle Ventures Award
    KK Fund Award
    rodVENTURE Award
    SEGNEL Ventures Award
    Spaze Ventures Award
    Stream Global Award
    Tenshi Peak Venture Award
    TNB Ventures Award
    TNF Ventures Award
    YSS Capital Award

    Best of all, being a non-profit programme, ideasinc does not take equity in your business, nor own the intellectual property of your product. All we want is to help you get quality education and turn your business ideas into marketable solutions and products.

    How it works?
    1. Submit your pitch deck
    2. Top 40 teams will be announced
    3. They will go through entrepreneurship-focused workshops
    4. Pitch to our panel of judges and investors
    5. Top 10 teams will be selected
    6. Finalists will continue to develop their business idea and attend our workshops
    7. The Demo Day. An exclusive pitching session with our partnering investors for funding opportunities

    Do you want to spectate from the sideline, or be part of the action? The choice is yours.
    For more information, visit or email us at

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    Gene Seow

    Program Lead at IdeasInc NTU

    Program Lead of IdeasInc, NTU

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