Startup SG Founder provides mentorship support and funding to first-time entrepreneurs with an innovative: Idea » Product » Service » Business model » Process
The scheme provides up to $50,000 by matching $5 to every $1 raised by the entrepreneur.
ImpacTech has been identified as Accredited Mentor Partner (AMP) for the Startup SG Founder grant.
Funding will be done via AMP. ImpacTech will select applicants based on the uniqueness of business concept, feasibility of business model, strength of management team, and potential market value. Upon successful application, ImpacTech will assist the startups with advice, learning programs and networking contacts.
3 SC/PR applicants must:
- The 3 SC/PR are main applicant(s) and at least 2 of the 3 main applicants are first-time entrepreneurs
- The main applicants who are first-time entrepreneurs must hold a minimum of 30% equity in the company collectively
- The main applicant(s) must dedicate a reasonable amount of time on the business, not be employed full time by another employer and must be a key decision maker(s) in the company
- Be operating within six (6) months of incorporation at the point of application
- Have minimum 51% Singaporean Citizen/ PR shareholding in the company
- Have business activities conducted wholly or mainly in Singapore
- Have not received funding for the proposed business idea from another government organisation
- The proposed business idea must not be in the following list: cafes, restaurants, night clubs, lounges, bars, foot reflexology, massage parlours, gambling, prostitution, social escort services, employment agencies (including recruiting foreign work permit holders and workers/support staff, relocation services, and manpower services), and geomancy
How To Apply
- Prepare a short business plan/presentation that clearly outlines your solution, the problem that you are solving and your business model
- Complete the SG Founder application form. You can download it from here.
- Send to email@example.com an email with the subject “StartupSG Founder Application – <Your startup name>”. The email should include your presentation or business plan, application form and your CV or a link to your LinkedIn page.
- We will invite relevant applicants for an interview
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