Accelerator Program Lead (SG) - University

Our client is a leading university in Singapore that has championed the startup ecosystem with its various programmes, infrastructure and financial support. They have designed a new methodology to accelerate startups and is looking to bring in international startups across a wide spectrum of technology into their program.   

If you have a passion for helping other startups grow in a structured manner especially in a VC, incubator, accelerator of corporate venture programs, we would love to have a chat!


What you'll do:

  • Oversee development of Acceleration Programme curriculum through working with advisors, mentors and key stakeholders

  • Run and manage acceleration programme

  • Oversee and manage team - including budgets, operations, marketing and outreach, curriculum administration, mentor management and liaison functions

  • Develop and manage network of mentors and advisors

  • Oversee engagement with partners & other collaborators in the startup community

  • Oversee outreach and education programmes to increase awareness of identified industries


Basic Requirements:

  • Degree Holder with 5-10 years' of relevant experience

  • Prior experience running accelerator programmes or equivalent

  • Experience in establishing, leading and managing teams

  • Good experience working with and managing multiple stakeholders

  • Comfortable in fast changing environment

  • Proven project management skills

  • Passionate about entrepreneurship



  • Knowledge and experience in any one of these areas – financial services, maritime and port, aviation and travel, transportation, cybersecurity, ecommerce, digitalisation

  • Good knowledge of the Tech start-ups industry from prior experience with a Tech start-up, VC, incubator, accelerator, etc.

  • Good understanding of IT or technology businesses, products and services, or related experience


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