SUPPORT FOR SOCIETY
Entrepreneurship is a great equaliser. It does not matter if you are male or female, a business veteran or a school student. If you have a good idea, we will help you achieve it.
Sept 21st and 22nd - SEED Ventures x Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) - Jumpstart Preparatory Workshop + DEMO Day
As part of our mandate for schools, SEED Ventures was invited to conduct a JumpStart Preparatory workshop for students and alumni of Nanyang Polytechnic.
Our VCs covered modules which included business planning, risk assessment in this current climate and pitching techniques to attract believers.
Mentorship was also provided by the SV team throughout the programme, and as a finale touch, a DEMO Day will be organised so that students can obtain grants of 10k SGD per team from Nanyang Polytechnic to start up their businesses.
Aug 26 - SEED Ventures x Singapore Management University (SMU) - Entrepreneurship and Business Creation Session
At the invitation of Professor Tan Wee Liang, Associate Professor of Strategic Management at SMU, Mr Ian Gan and Ms Elim Chew spoke to a class of business students from Singapore Management University. The workshop centred around design thinking and entrepreneurship for the next generation.
Aug 15 - SEED Ventures x Festival Entrepreneur Indonesia (FEI)
- Online Professional Coaching Session
At the invitation of Ms Dah Yusof,Vice President of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) in Indonesia, Mr Ian Gan spoke at Beyond Speed, an online professional coaching event organised by Festival Entrepreneur Indonesia (FEI). The topics covered mostly on the various methods on how startups can attract institutional investors and the due diligence process needed before the investment is ratified.
Apr 21 - SEED Ventures x Temasek Polytechnic
- Pitching Workshop #2 for Temasek Launchpad
Continuous effort by the School to groom their students. 12 teams from the Temasek Launchpad attended a one-day workshop conducted by Mr Ian Gan and team that centred around the practicalities of pitching to venture capitalists.
Nov 20 - SEED Ventures x Temasek Polytechnic
- Pitching Workshop for Temasek Launchpad
17 teams from the Temasek Launchpad attended a one-day workshop conducted by Mr Ian Gan that centred around the practicalities of pitching to venture capitalists. The teams proceeded to mock-pitch for 10 minutes before the demo day on 19 Dec 2020.
Nov 20 - SEED Ventures x National Tsing Hua University
On 27 Nov 2020, Mr Ian Gan attended in the first leg of NTHU's Accelerate-To-Market Programme as panel judge, with other veteran VCs/stakeholders Mr Gang Chern Sun of NUS Enterprise and Mr James Tan, Managing Partner of Quest Ventures. The session was held on Zoom. The next leg of the ARM will see selected teams developing market channels in Singapore in early 2021.
Jan 20 - SEED Ventures x Institute of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (NIEI, Cambodia)
Over a 2-day period, SV was hosted by NIEI. The trip involved discussions about collaborations between the organisations as well as site visits. Mr Ian Gan also spent some time to interact with some local entrepreneurs.