If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, know how to deliver, highly innovative and relish the opportunity to build pioneering solutions to challenging problems, we want to talk to you.
Our client is Singapore’s largest coworking community of techies, entrepreneurs and creatives, with over 320 companies – from ideation stage to billion-dollar ‘Unicorn’ ventures.
We are looking for a full-time Entrepreneur-In-Residence who will manage a new initiative that signifies our client’s move into ‘deep programming’. Leveraging on their 5 years of track record in community building and venture support, this opportunity affords high visibility and responsibility as you would work side by side with the CEO and other key ecosystem players in the Southeast Asia startup ecosystem.
You will also be playing a key role in creating a pioneering Venture Builder model that takes the best of accelerators, co-working, venture capital and data platforms.
This role will be based in Singapore.
Your day-to-day will look like this!
Design, develop and execute the Venture Builder Programme, including the full programme curriculum offline, and a scalable product/program online to also serve entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia.
Define guidelines and roadmap to test and execute early-stage development of ideas
Engage with startups suitable for the Venture Builder Programme and continuously monitor and guide the progress of the startups, thus driving them toward success
Develop our Mentor network and manage relationships with Mentors and Entrepreneurs-in-Residence
Work with our Corporate Innovation team to bring corporates on board as potential partners, acquirers and investors
Manage the ‘daily pulse’ of the program ensuring all our startups, mentors and partners are well taken care of and operations are running smoothly
Prepare, plan and execute on ad-hoc events and programmes including Demo Days, Bootcamps, etc.
Develop a data platform to gather, track and analyze key metrics of the startups in the programme
Founded or helped found a company, preferably in the technology space; OR have been part of the key team in running a world-class accelerator
At least 3+ years of experience in fast-paced project or programme management
Strong interest in technology, startups, entrepreneurship and venture capital
A strong understanding of a global startup ecosystem and/or a network in the startup community in Singapore and Southeast Asia
Strong personal presence to attract and motivate startups
Vast experience in running workshop and event facilitation
Proven attention to detail in prior work or life experience
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