The fastest way to take your Idea to Startup
Are you future ready?
The best time to start is now
Increase in Funding
An estimated 7 billion dollar funding came to Southeast Asia, a fivefold increase between 2012-2016
Evolving ecosystem and enhanced support from government backed initiatives
5 million jobs are going to be displaced due to emerging technologies like AI by 2020
Now is the time
Experts across the world concur that this is the best time to be an entrepreneur
What It Would Cost You to Start Out on Your Own in Singapore
The opportunity cost of missteps are high if you’d start your entrepreneurial journey alone
SGD in Household Expenses per Month
The average monthly household expenses for a family of four.
Months to Get Your Startup Going
Sometimes missteps take even longer due to delays caused by service agencies.
SGD in Estimated Development Costs
Tech development costs usually balloon up due to half-baked launches or unvalidated business ideas.
SGD of Estimated Financial Runway Needed to Get Going
It’s your hard earned money and precious time at stake to get your startup journey going.
Jumpstart Your Business Idea with Us in 30 Days
First Stop a unique online programme which enables
mid career professionals and anyone with an idea to start their own venture. The journey from idea to startup starts here.
Learn the startup essentials
Get startup essentials FAST in 2 weeks. This acclaimed e-learning course will teach you topics ranging from planning your business model to pitching to investors.
Get assessed by global experts
After the e-learning program, you will pitch and interact with global experts. You will be able to validate your idea with smart diagnostics based on expert evaluation.
Connect with resources
Network with our community of investors, founders, and mentors. You will also get access and deals
from our partners that offer products and services required to run a successful startup.
What Startup Founders Have to Say
Here from Startup Founders who’ve been through the journey.
“It takes thousands of dollars in opportunity costs, missteps and wasted time just to figure out how to get your idea off the ground.”
– Felix Oen, Founder of Kang Healthcare
“Well organized, prompt valuable feedback and a good platform to learn for entrepreneurs!”
– Alop Mehta, Founder of NeedyBee
“This combination of strategic capital and quality network is definitely giving unparalleled benefit for the startups and aspiring founders.”
– Thomas Schickler, CEO of Liquidity Marketplace
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Are You Thinking of Switching Paths?
First Stop is for anyone who wants to dive into entrepreneurship. If you’re thinking of switching career paths, or have been sitting on the fence with your idea for too long, now’s the time to get started.
Bored of the corporate life and wish to kickstart your idea?
Enough managing businesses, it’s time to start out on your own
Make an executive decision to start your business today
With accessible technology, it’s never been so easy to start your own venture
Meet the Experts
Our panel of experts are domain specialists and serial entrepreneurs who have a passion to nurture the next wave of entrepreneurs
Co-founder, The Hip and Happening Group
CEO, Tjaara Pte Ltd.
Founder & CEO, TalentStrat Private Ltd
Head of Field Marketing - JAPAC, Google
Chief Strategy Officer, EMEA MCCANN WORLDGROUP
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While Startup-O is enabling promising startups which has ‘Full Time Founders’ & ‘Ready Products’ in the market, we believe our tech-enabled online platform, global expert community & other available resources can help thousands of aspiring entrepreneurs transition from idea to startup … FAST.