Do you have a burning idea? Are you ready to rev it up?

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GIVE UP 0% EQUITY

The DBS HotSpot Pre-Accelerator is a programme designed to cultivate entrepreneurship in Singapore through experimentation, mentorship and training. DBS does not take equity as we believe in developing the startup community in Singapore. The intensive 2+4 month programme for 2016 aims to help you turn ideas into action, and make the impossible, possible.

WHY JOIN HOTSPOT?

$25,000 SGD

Entrepreneur Award

Award of $25,000 SGD for 0% equity - upon start of Lap 2

 

Expert Mentorship

First hand advice from seasoned entrepreneurs, DBS executives and partner accelerators

 

Pitch to Investors

Exclusive pitching opportunities on Pitch Day and Demo Day with top investors & accelerators

 

Future Ready Skills

Develop your business through entrepreneurship workshops and refine your product with skill enablement classes
(Apply to find out more)

 

Working Space

Collaborative co-working space and meeting facilities at One-North during Lap 2

Key Dates

Ready?

8th February

Application Opens

1st April

Application Closes

15th April

Startup Interview

Shortlisted startups will be contacted for interview.

25th April

Selection Announcement

DBS Hotspot Class 2016 will be announced.

Lap 1

Steady

1st July

Bootcamp Pitch Day

Up to 10 startups will be selected to enter the Pre-Accelerator.

9th May

Bootcamp Starts

Develop core entrepreneurship skills through a series of workshops over 8 weeks, focusing on the problem, customer and business model around your idea.

Lap 2

Go!

1st August

Pre-Accelerator Starts

Develop your solution, sell to your customers and refine the pitch to get invested and scale.

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What Are We Looking For ?

Entrepreneur

Individuals or teams are
welcome to apply.

Passion

The drive and motivation to
bring your idea to life!

Skill

Are you a programmer,
designer or marketer ? Tell
us more about your skills
and accomplishment.

Idea

What is the problem you
are solving and how do you
plan to solve it?

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Individual Team

Partners & Mentors of 2015

Mentors

Partners

Class of 2015

CHECK OUT HOTSPOT 2015

Contact Us

ACHIEVE YOUR STARTUP GOALS WITH DBS HOTSPOT PRE-ACCELERATOR

Get in touch at hotspot@dbs.com for any enquiries