SUSS – TRIVE Impact Startup Challenge

SUSS – TRIVE Impact Startup Challenge

 

Highlights:

  • Located at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Presented by SUSS in collaboration with TRIVE
  • Build your ideas into MVPs with Vietnamese tech students from Coderschool
  • Get access to selected online ‘Tech 101’ courses by Fetch
  • Pitch your business to VCs and Startup Mentors
  • Programme will be in English
  • Endorsed as a SUSS Overseas Experience

Total Cost: $750 –$ 850

  • (Inclusive of airfare, accommodation, transport and some meals, excluding 5 cu course fees or Registration Fee)
  • $900 YTP subsidy or PSEA reimbursement available (based on individual’s eligibility/account balance)

For 5 cu credit bearing:

  • SUSS full-time students will receive a course subsidy of $800 in the following semester. For students in their final semester, prevailing course fees apply.
  • SUSS part-time students, prevailing course fees apply.

For non-credit bearing option:

  • SUSS students pay a registration fee of $180 per person.
  • Pre-tertiary and non-SUSS students pay a registration fee of $180 per person.

Programme Schedule

Pre-trip Session: 25 Nov 2019, 7pm - 10pm

Travel dates: 2 Dec 2019 – 7 Dec 2019 (7 days)

Date/TimeAgenda
Approx. 1 week before the trip

- Meet fellow participants and main mentors/accompanying staff

- Brief intro to Lean Startup

- Possible problem statements/1-min pitch brief

Day 1

- Meet foreign participants + icebreaking

- Startup founder sharing on “How to Build a Business in Vietnam”

- 1-min pitch + Team Formation

- Intro to Javelin Board

Day 2

- Problem Hypothesis Round 1 & Prepare for interview

- GOOB 1 (Get-Out-Of-Building)

- Site visit 1 (VC/Incubator/Startup Offices)

- How to prepare a pitch deck

- Problem Hypothesis Round 2

*Learning from the Experiment

Day 3

- Problem MVP + value proposition canvas

- Site visit 2 or Community Event

- GOOB 2 & 3

Day 4

- Solution MVP + testing

- GOOB 4

- Review learnings

Day 5

- Pitch deck preparation

- Pitch rehearsal

Day 6

- Final pitch to judges (*VCs, Angel Investors, Startup Mentors)

- R&R if time allows

Admission Eligibility Criteria

  • FTMKTG (full-time Marketing) and BSBM (part-time Marketing) students may take this 5 cu course as a major elective. The course is graded and will affect your CGPA
  • Full-time students may take this 5 cu course as a SUSS Core Unrestricted elective, under GSP100. The course is graded and will affect your CGPA.
  • Part-time students may take this 5 cu course as a general elective, under GSP100. The course is graded and will affect your CGPA.
  • Optionally SUSS students may take this course as a non-credit bearing course and register via SIMS events portal. The course is not graded and will not affect your CGPA.
  • Pre-tertiary and non-SUSS students may take this course as a non-credit bearing course and register via SIMS events portal.
  • CDO303PNH can be used to fulfill overseas experience (OE) requirement.

Register during eCR in October 2019 (5 cu credit bearing)
More details coming soon for non-credit bearing

Email to ZW50cmVwcmVuZXVyc2hpcEBzdXNzLmVkdS5zZw== if you have questions. Candidates will be screened for suitability and SUSS reserves the right to select the most suitable candidates only.

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