What We Do
Catalyse growth of innovation, enterprise and entrepreneurship in SUTD
Foster an innovative and entrepreneurial culture
Jan - Apr
Graduate Entrepreneurship MasterClass (GEM)
Networking events with angel investors, venture capital firms and serial entrepreneursEnquire
STEP Entrepreneurship Course
May - Aug
Internships at Startups
Legal and Accounting wokshops
Internships at StartupsEnquire
STEP Work Immersion Exp @SVEnquire
The 3-month full-time experiential programme will help candidates understand the process, challenges, risks, and rewards of launching their own start-ups.
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.
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).
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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).
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
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.