Gomif Launches Startup Accelerator’17 Program in Singapore as Part of Emerging Markets Socialpreneur Initiative
Socialpreneur announces program initiative in Singapore providing startups with grants, office space, and funding. Applicants can submit proposals between November 2016 and January 2017.
Gomif Partners, the socialpreneur-focused startup accelerator, announced the soft-launch of its Accelerator’17 program in Singapore. Following the early soft-launch programs in London, Hong Kong and New York, the evolution of the accelerator program to Singapore ensures coverage of one of the main startup hubs around the world especially covering South East Asia, one of the fastest growing regions. Startups can apply to be part of the program starting from November 30, with the accelerator beginning in the early part of January 2017.
Gomif Partners and its advisors will mentor the winning companies and help them enhance their business plans and products. As a part of the partnership, Gomif will also pick up equity stake in these companies.
Speaking on the initiative, Mr. Tey Por Yee (Larry Tey) Senior Corporate Advisor & Co-founder of Gomif said, “GP has always been at the forefront to provide opportunities and avenues to the young startups. GP is committed to harnessing the latest technology for the benefit of our customers and the society, through GP social business initiative.”
Socialpreneurship is a young but rapidly growing business concept in global economy, led by an innovation-driven ecosystem, and a large consumer base. Fintech is the latest focus, on top of big data analytics and robotics, among the hot segments.
Applications Open for Singapore Accelerator Program
The program will provide startups with the unique opportunity to work together with Gomif Partners and associates and influential players in each of their business segments.
Gomif Partners will also provide mentorship, office space and access to funding and a network of industry partners, investors and venture capital firms for up to 5 selected global social business startups. Based in Singapore, each successful team will also receive a grant, office space for at least three months, as well as seed funding.
To kick off, startups from all over the world are invited to apply for Gomif Accelerator’17 https://gomif.com/2016/11/21/accelerator17-gomif-seed-round/. Submitted applications will be reviewed between January 9, 2017 and March 31, 2017.
About Gomif Partners
Gomif Partners (GP) is an early stage investment advisory network joint lead by socialpreneur Larry Tey Por Yee and several private venture partners. GP’s investors invest in and work with information technology companies at any stage but they are primarily focused on seed and early stage investments. GP is interested in social responsible business models, especially renewable, retail, manufacturing, software and services surrounding this concept.