THE FIRST STUDENT-DESIGNED ENTRE MODULE!
AY21/22 SEMESTERS 1 & 2
ABOUT THE MODULE DMB1201BSP
NUS Entrepreneurship Startathon is the first of its kind entrepreneurship module co-created by students and faculty.
NES STARTathon consists of 2 semester-long modules.
The module offered in Semester 1, worth 2 MCs (approved by department), is on Ideation and Validation while the module in Semester 2, worth 4 MCs (we are pending approval from department on the number of MCs for the module in Semester 2) is on Early-Stage Commercialisation.
The modules are PASS FAIL, so you can focus on developing your ideas without worries!
The first phase will focus on ideation and validation of ideas, while the second phase focuses on early-stage commercialisation, covering negotiation skills, startup marketing, client management, sales cycle, financial management and personal branding.
This module is approved by NUS Business School and is supported by NUS Enterprise and our various industry partners.
WHAT MAKES OUR PROGRAM DIFFERENT?
Teams go through a rigorous
pitching sessions with VCs for a chance to obtain funding from the mentors
attached to teams
Mentors provide meaningful and relevant insights because they are chosen and matched to the right teams.
Longer traction time to ensure investment feasibility
Held over a year, this program is carried out in 2 phases. The first phase will focus heavily on ideation and idea validation, while the second semester will focus on bringing the idea to market.
Guidance in later stages of company building
Students need guidance in turning their ideas into real start-ups, which is often assumed to be an organic process by universities.