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Venture Builder (Impact Track)


The SUSS Venture Builder Programme is an immersive training programme designed to nurture and help budding entrepreneurs launch successful impact-driven ventures.

Participants will undergo an intensive programme where they will learn essential skills needed to build their own businesses with confidence and success.


Programme Features

  • An experienced Programme Lead together with in-residence serial entrepreneurs will provide guidance to support participants to successfully launch the company
  • Free access to the co-working office, at SUSS campus
  • A monthly stipend of SGD$1,500 is provided for 3 months*
  • Complimentary mentoring services with subsequent support for eligible start-ups to apply for SUSS Start-up grant and/or SGD$50,000 government grant
  • Eligible to apply for the NAK-SUSS Impact Grant
  • Establish connections with markets in ASEAN, China & India

* (T&Cs Apply)


Opportunity for Overseas Immersion Trip

The three-weeks overseas immersion programme is designed to provide students with an exceptional opportunity to deepen their understanding and knowledge of a specific country's market. Through this programme, students will have the chance to immerse themselves in the local culture, gain valuable insights into the country's business practices, and develop a comprehensive understanding of the market dynamics.

During the programme, students will

  • Engage in various activities that facilitate hands-on learning and cultural exchange
  • Opportunity to interact with local industry experts, entrepreneurs, and professionals who will share their expertise and experiences
  • Gain practical knowledge and insights into the specific market they are exploring


Application Process


Open to:

  • SUSS Full-time/Part-time
  • SUSS Alumni
  • CET Students
  • Members of the Public
*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*

* (T&Cs Apply)


  • 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

19th February 2024 to 10th May 2024 

Application Date

The deadline for sign ups has concluded.

NAK-SUSS Impact Grant

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The Ngee Ann Kongsi - SUSS Impact Grant was established in 2022 to encourage and inspire entrepreneurial students to work on their startup ideas and promote social entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship in Gerontology (Geron-preneurship). 

There will be two applicant tracks for the Ngee Ann Kongsi - SUSS Impact Grant: 
1. Gerontology Track
2. Social Impact Track


Get in Touch

For more information about Venture Builder, drop us an email and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.


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