About Us

What We Do

Catalyse growth of innovation, enterprise and entrepreneurship in SUTD

Support commercialisation of research and creation of startups and spinoffs by SUTD affiliates

Foster an innovative and entrepreneurial culture

Incubate and strengthen startups and spinoffs

Jan - Apr

Graduate Entrepreneurship MasterClass (GEM)

 

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Term 3

LAUNCH something

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Term 5

Networking events with angel investors, venture capital firms and serial entrepreneurs

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STEP Entrepreneurship Course
@Berkley, USA

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Term 7

Entrepreneurship Capstone

 

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May - Aug

Term 1

IDEATE something

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Summer Break

Internships at Startups
Legal and Accounting wokshops

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Summer Break

Internships at Startups

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STEP Work Immersion Exp @SV

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Entrepreneurship Capstone

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Sep - Dec

Term 2

BUILD something

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Term 4

Create4Good Challenge

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Term 6

Entrepreneurship Hustle

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STEP Entrepreneurship Course
@China University

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Term 8

Lean Launchpad Program
Venture Building Program

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Current Events

Startup SG Founder – Venture Building Programme

The 3-month full-time experiential programme will help candidates understand the process, challenges, risks, and rewards of launching their own start-ups.

Apr 16
Accounting clinic

Payments and payroll matters are essential elements of building up your startup. Ensure your accounting and office management issues are adequately addressed by signing up for the free accounting clinics provided by Stone Forest M&A Pte Ltd.

Mar 26
Legal clinic

Many startups leave legal issues at the bottom of the to-do list. Entrepreneurs become overwhelmed by the bustling activities of building their startup that legal fundamentals are often overlooked. Ensure your legal concerns are adequately addressed by signing up for the free legal clinics provided by Venture, Innovation & Entrepreneurship (VIE).

Mar 26

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Chak Kong Soon

Managing Partner at Stream Global Pte Ltd
VIE startup mentor

Chak has been a part of the ICM industry for more than 30 years. His passion in building and nurturing organisations led him to collaborate with his prominent partners to start Stream Global Pte Limited, a local “ Venture Catalyst”. Chak is also passionate about developing the skills and professionalism of the ICM industry in Singapore.

Dr James Ong

Founder and CEO of Origami Adjunct Professor at SUTD and founded Artificial Intelligence International Institute (AIII)

Dr James Ong is an entrepreneur and community builder who has incubated, invested and mentored various technology startups in China, Singapore and US. He has more than 30 years of digital transformation experience with AI, Mobile Internet and Enterprise Software serving Fortune 500 clients across multiple industries. He is currently Founder and CEO of Origami, Adjunct Professor at SUTD and founded Artificial Intelligence International Institute (AIII).

Christopher Quek

Mg Partner, TRIVE (Venture Capital)

Impact Tech Investing

Christopher Quek is a 3rd generation businessman turned Venture Capitalist. He has 10 years experience in the startup ecosystem, advising over 1,200 startups. He has advised and mentored 9 startups which raised US $28m in 2020. His background can be found on christopherquek.com.

 

Help startups: Fundraising, Public Relations, Product Market Fit, Vision Planning

Leck Ting Yan

Positive Impact

Venture Capital

Ting Yan has managed funds for the past 5 years, having covered a spectrum from fund raising, investing and portfolio development.
He spends a dedicated bulk of his time working closely with our founders to structure their businesses for growth.

 

Help Startups: Product Market Fit, Go To Market Strategy, Pricing.

VIE Mentor-
In-Residence

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 “VIE is very critical in the whole entire building of entrepreneurship especially to students.”

Managing Partner at Stream Global Pte Ltd
VIE startup mentor

Our startups span areas such as

Disabling Disabilities
Creating Wearable Tech
Improving Personal Mobility Devices
Nurturing Young Innovators