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ideasinc 2017

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  • ideasinc, Singapore
  • ideasinc, Singapore

    ideasinc is a 9-month startup accelerator program.

    • Accelerator/Incubator , Accelerator

  • ideasinc, Singapore
  • ideasinc, Singapore

    ideasinc is a 9-month startup accelerator program.

    Accelerator

  • About the program

    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

    *** Submission Period: 1 February 2017 to 31 March 2017 ***

    For more information, visit www.ideasinc.sg or email us at ideasinc@ntu.edu.sg

  • Instructions to apply

    To apply, click on "Apply now to IdeasInc 2017", complete the application form, and attach your pitch deck in PDF format.

    Entry Requirement:
    1. Open to public
    2. Key driver must be 35 years old and below
    3. Up to 5 members per team
    4. A business idea or existing business below 1 year old

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    Pitch Deck:
    1. There is no fixed template
    2. Up to 20 slides.
    3. Everything after the 20th slide will not be taken into assessment.
    4. Ensure the selection criteria are well-elaborated.
    *For reference, articles.bplans.com/what-to-include-in-your-pitch-deck/.

    Selection Criteria are:
    1. Value Proposition
    2. Business Model
    3. Customer Understanding
    4. Potential Market Opportunity
    5. Management Team

    *** Submission Period: 1 February 2017 to 31 March 2017 ***

    Please note that there will be no extension of deadline. Therefore, please send in your application as early as possible.

    The Top 40 teams will be announced on 28 April 2017, via ideasinc FB page. Follow us to stay updated! www.facebook.com/ideasincsg

  • Apply now to ideasinc 2017

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