We help post-seed / Series A startups from around the world to develop and execute a targeted strategy for expanding in the Southeast Asia market, beginning with Singapore.
This is a 16-week equity-free program designed to accelerate your growth in Southeast Asia through deep market insights, hands-on coaching and exposure to 500's network of partners, experts, and talent. The program serves as a quick and efficient way of validation, helping you discover your target market, build, and execute an expansion plan tailored to the needs of your customers.
Why join us?
Get equipped with insider knowledge through our local market experts.
Access to capital
Be placed in front of the active investors in the region.
Get access to corporates and local government agencies.
Meet like-minded and passionate founders in the largest innovation community globally.
Enjoy access to the working space, tools like cloud credits and local talent.
1 Nov 2019 - 2 Jan 2019
Application screening and interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.
1 week: Local Market Intensive
10 Feb 2020 - 14 Feb 2020
The intensive sprint would equip startups with the necessary knowledge and tools to build a hyper localized go-to-market strategy. The week would be packed with:
Download of market insights
Mentorship from experts (eg serial entrepreneurs and industry specialists)
Build a targeted and localized go-to-market strategy
15 weeks: immersion in Singapore
17 Feb 2020 – 29 May 2020
The immersion focuses on helping startups execute their go-to-market plan and incorporate in Singapore. This would include:
Networking sessions with potential clients and investors in the 500 community
Weekly customized workshops to the needs of the startups
Weekly check-ins with assigned mentors on strategy execution