SUSS – TRIVE Impact Startup Challenge

Impact Startup Challenge in Sustainability (CDO303SU)

CDO303SU Jul22


  • Work in teams and focus on solving problems in sustainability
  • Learn from industry experts in Sustainability startups over the course of 7 weeks
  • Pitch your business to investors and startup mentors
  • Site visits to local businesses to see how they're contributing to sustainability efforts in Singapore

Programme Fee

For 5 cu credit bearing:

  • SUSS full-time and part-time students, prevailing course fees apply

For non-credit bearing option: 

  • SUSS students pay a registration fee of S$180 (excl. GST)
  • Pre-tertiary and non-SUSS students pay a registration fee of S$180 (excl. GST)

Programme Schedule

Pre-Programme Briefing: 27 June, 7-10pm

Programme Dates: 4-9 July (Full Day)

27 June 2022 (7pm-10pm)
  • Meet fellow participants, instructors and staff
  • Brief intro to Lean Startup
  • Possible problem statements / 1-min pitch brief
4 July 2022 (Full Day)
  • Meet international participants + Icebreaking
  • 1 min pitch + Team Formation
  • Intro to Javelin Board (GBA 1)
5 July 2022 (Full Day)
  • Problem Hypothesis & Prepare for Interview
  • GOOB (Get-Out-Of-Building)
  • Learning from experiment & Pivoting
  • GOOB
6 July 2022 (Full Day)
  • Review of Day 2
  • Study Visit 1
  • GOOB
  • Value Proposition Canvas (GBA 2)
  • Solution MVP
  • GOOB
7 July 2022 (Full Day)
  • Review of Day 3
  • Solution testing
  • Study Visit 2
  • GOOB
8 July 2022 (Full Day)
  • Pitch deck preparation
  • Pitch Rehearsal
9 July 2022 (9am-12pm)
  • Pitch to Investors (GBA 3)

Admission Eligibility Criteria

  • SUSS full-time students may register for this course as a 5 cu elective under SUSS Core. FTMKTG students can take the course as a major elective. 
  • SUSS part-time students may register for the course as a 5cu elective under General Elective. BSBM students can take the course as a major elective.

Trainer Profile

Patrick Ng

Patrick Ng

Founder & Innovation Director
Spark Launchpad
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