A Quick Guide to Entrepreneurship at NUS

With all that talk recently about startups and MBAs, we thought it was a good time to round up some of the essential links related to entrepreneurship around NUS.
Entrepreneurship Singapore MBA

NUS has a thriving entrepreneurship network that runs across programmes and disciplines. Here’s a quick way to start exploring the resources at your disposal:

Funding

Research and support is available for Entrepreneurship through our very own NUS Entrepreneurship Centre, which also provides funding and mentorship for startups. They have also recently launched the DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge, a competition for SGD30,000 in funding.

Advice and Inspiration

For more of an immediate kick, watch an episode of our very own Asian reality TV startup competition, Angel’s Gate, now in its third season with NUS Business School as Official Partner, and see our very own professors determining which teams deserve to get funding.

Watch Angel’s Gate guest judge and NUS Adjunct Prof. Sheila Wang on why pitching a startup involves skills you develop as an MBA in 5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Go to Business School. Or view UBS COO and NUS Adjunct Associate Prof. Eric Tachibana giving us his 5 Tips for Startup Success. Startup founders also share their Tips for Aspiring Entrepreneurs.

Thought Leadership

Follow the Think Business blog for the latest articles on entrepreneurship and innovation in Asia.

Social Entrepreneurship: Based in Kent Ridge, the Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy is a knowledge leader in building regional understanding and capabilities for social entrepreneurship and philanthropy.

Startup weekends: Startup@Singapore is one of the biggest national entrepreneurship events, organised by the NUS Entrepreneurship Society.

Have we missed anything out? Feel free to fill us in on your best resources for Singapore based entrepreneurs in the comments section below.

 

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