GROUND ZERO 2021
In light of the Covid-19 situation, NES presents an online rendition of our annual event for tertiary entrepreneurs.
Ground Zero is an annual event held for aspiring tertiary entrepreneurs. We welcome participants from tertiary institutions and secondary schools who want to challenge their business acumen and solve exciting business challenges.
This year, with the support of our platinum sponsors Rescale Lab and AWS, we invite you to embark on a life-changing summer experience with us. Gain access to experienced mentors, and receive tailored feedback and guidance as they guide you through the process of bringing your concepts to life. Using the challenge statements given, come up with an idea for a startup within 3 days. We await your innovative solutions!
Online opening address
Release of 3 challenge statements
Q&A with challenge statement providers
Ideation mentoring sessions
Online mentoring sessions
Release of 9 finalist teams
Online pitching to judges
PRE-GROUND ZERO WORKSHOPS
NES hosts workshops by industry experts and professionals on topics ranging from crafting your first pitch decks to establishing sustainable business models and marketing strategies.
Finding Product Market Fit by Nesh Sooriyan, Venture Partner at Accelerating Asia
10 April 2021, 7-9pm
What it means to incubate a Startup with AI technology by James Ong from the Origami and Artificial Intelligence International Institute
11 April, 2021, 7-8pm
From an Idea to a Startup Founder by Antonio Quero-Diaz from Vamos Startups
17 April, 2021, 7-9pm
Crafting your Pitch Deck by Robin from The Startup Buddy
18 April 2021, 7-9pm
Trends in EdTech by Ivan G, EdTech Lead from AWS
20 April 2021, 7-9pm
Digital Marketing for Tech Startups by Charmaine Lee, Chief Digital Marketing Officer from Sky Digital Agency
04 May 2021, 7-8pm