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Venture Builder - Singapore

To support you on your journey as a budding entrepreneur, the programme equips you with numerous entrepreneurship methodologies, frameworks and practices that will take you and your start-up to the next level.

You will be involved with everything ranging from customer interviews to product development and design. You are required to be heavily involved with developing a deep understanding and appreciation of customer problems and pain points, followed by the building of bootstrapped prototypes of the product/service.

The grit, determination and vision you bring to the table will be what is necessary to turn something from a mere idea into reality. You are expected to be highly resourceful to overcome challenges and seek guidance and help from the resources made available to you from and beyond this programme in order to ensure sustained progress and growth of both the product/service and the company.

Programme Features

  • An experienced Programme Lead together with in-residence serial entrepreneurs will provide guidance to support participants to successfully launch the company within 3 months
  • Free access to the co-working office, at SUSS campus
  • Monthly stipend of is provided to both Impact Track and Sliver Track
  • Successful projects may receive a kickstart funding of $10,000
  • Access markets in ASEAN region and China
  • Complimentary mentoring services with subsequent support for eligible start-ups to apply for SUSS Start-up grant and/or SGD$50,000 government grant

Application Process


  • Only SUSS Full-time/Part-time and SUSS Alumni may apply
  • Must be able to commit to the programme full-time for duration of the programme
*In addition, for Full-time Students applying for SUSS VB SG as E-WA must clear all Pre-WA requisites


  • Stipend of up to S$1,500 for first 3 months (Impact Track)
  • Stipend of up to S$1,500 for first 2 months (Silver Track)
  • Successful projects may receive a kickstart funding of $10,000


  • A short description of the business idea (100 - 150 words)


SUSS will select each applicant based on:

  • Entrepreneurial potential – experience, passion, skillsets, etc
  • Potential and feasibility of the business idea
  • 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
Duration & Period of
  • Impact Track - 19th February to 10th May 
  • Sliver Track - 19th February to 12th April
  • Non-Profits Track -19th February to 12th April

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