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Entrepreneurship Traineeship (Startup SG)

This is part of the Enhanced Startup SG Founder Programme's “Train” track, which aims to provide aspiring local entrepreneurs with a strong foundation in entrepreneurship to enable them to build successful startups. The 3-month programme will help individuals to identify business ideas, develop ideas into products and perform market validation.

Programme Features

  • An immersive 3-month programme to guide you towards successfully creating a Minimum Viable Prototype (MVP) Market access to ASEAN, China regions
  • Access to complimentary mentoring services
  • Exclusive entry to training provided by companies like Facebook and more
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Traineeship Job Description

Job Title

Entrepreneurship Trainee

Brief Job Description

Identify Market Opportunities
Build Partnerships and Customer Relations
Manage Product Development
Direct Marketing and Promotion
Develop Financial Estimates
Create Product Deck and Documents

Traineeship Development Plan

Month 1: Team Formation, Domain Deep Dive, Identifying Customer-Problem Fit

Month 2: Identify Problem-Solution Fit, Achieve pre-purchase or signed Letter of Intent

Month 3: Build MVP, Iterate, Assess suitability for application of Enhanced Startup SG Founder Grant

Education Level / Institution of the Trainees

Graduates and final year graduating* students may apply. Motivation statement, CV and business ideas required upon selection

Programme Dates

3 January - 25 March 2022
Application closes 10 December 2021

Application Process


  • PMEs/Graduates and final year graduating* students who are Singaporean Citizens or Permanent Residents
  •  Must not hold any current full-time employment
  • Entrepreneurial, self-starters and independent
  • Highly resourceful with good networks
  • Intellectually nimble and an eye for collaborative possibilities
  • Able to tackle challenging situations with finesse and determination
  •  Experience as an entrepreneur or in a startup will be an added advantage
  • Passionate to build and grow a business of their own
  • Able to contribute a business idea in any of the following domains: Early Childhood, Gerontology / Elderlies, Psychology / Mental Health, Education Technology, Fintech / Blockchain, E-commerce / Marketing, Social Services, SME Digital Transformation; will be an added advantage


Candidates can apply:

  • With a business idea in a given domain
  • With a motivation statement
  • Individually or with a team (all team members must meet eligibility criteria)

*Application for January cohort closes 10 December


SUSS will select each student based on:

  • Entrepreneurial potential – experience, passion, skillsets
  • Potential and feasibility of the idea


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*Only selected candidates will be called for an interview
Applications now open.

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