We know how often early-stage businesses face diverse challenges, especially when we're dealing with a pandemic. With the ever-changing business landscape, many feel lost when it comes to scaling their business.
Some problems that are commonly faced:
Ampersand is a non-dilutive startup accelerator based in Singapore. We help early-stage companies unleash the power of design to build sustainable business foundations to help you win and scale globally.
The program consists of online learning, weekly workshops, and a 5-day Boot Camp. Mentors will share their experiences and help you move ahead.
We help you sharpen your business models, map growth plans, and be part of a supportive ecosystem of fellow business owners & mentors.
2019: 03 Jun - 28 Jun 2019
2020: 14 Sep - 23 Oct 2020
Next run: To be announced
Week 1: Orientation and Business Growth Canvas
Week 2: Customers and end-users
Week 3: Product-market fit
Week 4: Revenue and financials
Week 5: Branding, marketing, and sales
Guest lectures and working sessions with mentors from a variety of companies across different industries including:
- Johnson & Johnson
- Dentons Rodyk ... and more
Assistance in building connections
Kae Fong has over 15 years of experience in management and brand consulting. He is also an entrepreneur and co-founded a bioinstrumentation, mobile app, and cleantech startup. Having spent time in Silicon Valley, Kae Fong is a believer of how entrepreneurs and disruptive solutions will improve the way we live and save the planet.
Wai Loy is a veteran educator with more than 15 years of experience teaching management, leadership, and communications in tertiary institutions including NUS, Ngee Ann Poly, Singapore Poly, and SMU. Before her academic career, she held general management and learning & development roles in Canada.
Kay is a supply chain expert, and was Chief Strategy Officer of LBC, the biggest logistics company in the Philippines. She subsequently headed their spin-off that focuses on eCommerce logistics, QuadX, giving her unique perspectives from both strategizing for a large corporation and getting a startup off the ground.
Ampersand is run in collaboration with DesignSingapore, so participants are able to pay a subsidised fee.
Founders: S$850 per person
Co-founders: S$680 per person (20% off)
Needs-based financial assistance is available. Contact us for more information.
Applications are currently closed. Please contact us to
find out when the next program will begin.