500 Startups and Enterprise Singapore launch new startup accelerator to support entrepreneurs

The new startup accelerator will be broken into 3 phases

Alfred Lee

3 May, 2021

500 Startups and Enterprise Singapore launch new startup accelerator to support entrepreneurs | BEAMSTART News

Global VC firm, 500 Startups and Singapore government agency, Enterprise Singapore are launching a new accelerator program.

Key Highlights

  • 500 Startups has partnered with Enterprise Singapore to launch a 12-week virtual accelerator program
  • The program is called "Ignition Singapore", and aims to support local founders in developing the necessary skills to grow their companies and build new products/services.
  • Ignition Singapore is broken into 3 phases: customer discovery and problem definition, building an MVP, and lastly marketing + monetization.
  • Applications for the next cohort are open until 21st May, and will commence from 7th June to 27th August.

Why it matters

  • 500 Startups has vast experience and an extensive network from running accelerator programmes across the globe.
  • Participants will be connected to valuable connections for mentorship, and assistance in finding co-founders/partners. They will also be provided with shared resources to aid in their growth.
  • This presents a great opportunity to raise further funding from 500 Startups's network and scale globally.

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