Validate your idea and business plan.
Understand the manufacturing supply chain.
Source the right suppliers.
Access an extensive network of investors and corporates.
Find the right partners.
Develop the right business model and go-to-market strategy
Get insights into the desirability, feasibility and viability of your product
Hands-on mentorship and domain expertise from industry leaders
Navigate the Shenzhen manufacturing supply chain
Identify the right mix of price, quality and relationship amongst different manufacturers
Hands-on guidance in end-to-end product design
Access to early-stage and growth-stage investors in Singapore and China
Leverage partnerships to secure clients and pilot projects or proof-of-concepts (POCs)
Be part of a vibrant start-up ecosystem in Singapore and China
Get started with S$35,000 in exchange for 7% of equity,
be housed at the heart of Singapore’s and Shenzhen’s start-up community
(BASH in Singapore and GS Park in Shenzhen)
Let us guide you in your start-up journey.
Ascendas-Singbridge is Asia’s leading provider of sustainable urban and business space solutions. With the combined capabilities of Ascendas and Singbridge, Ascendas-Singbridge is uniquely placed to undertake urbanisation projects spanning townships, mixed-use developments and business/industrial parks. Ascendas-Singbridge has projects across 29 cities in Asia-Pacific, and its flagship projects include the Singapore Science Park, International Tech Park Bangalore in India, Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City, and Ascendas Xinsu in Suzhou Industrial Park, China.
SGInnovate is wholly owned by the Singapore government, under the purview of the National Research Foundation with a focus on enabling the entrepreneurial potential of ambitious men and women based in Singapore who believe they can build a start-up. With an emphasis on science and deep-technology, SGInnovate brings together partners from the private sector, institutes of higher learning, and research organisations as part of Singapore’s broader ecosystem of innovation. Through this ecosystem, SGInnovate connects these aspiring entrepreneurs with support for business-plan development, sources of funding, and go-to-market efforts. SGInnovate was formerly known as Infocomm Investments Pte Ltd.
Runyang Group developed and operates 3 technology parks in China, two in Shenzhen and one in Huizhou, as well as operates the largest call centre in China and holds companies involved in business process outsourcing serving large Chinese enterprises such as Alibaba and Tencent. It is managed by a mix of industry veterans from China with a close working relationship with ASB and the government of Shenzhen.
1 April 2017
End July 2017
Early August 2017
AIRmaker is an IoT-focused accelerator for Digital Health and Smart Cities startups. It leverages the network and ecosystem of Ascendas-Singbridge, SGInnovate, and Runyang Group to help startups propel their business growth. The 3 month programme connects two of Asia’s most vibrant and innovative ecosystems, by featuring a Discovery phase in Singapore, a Build phase in Shenzhen and back to Singapore for a Scale phase.