Youth Startup Bootcamp 2020 (YSB20): Future Minds - Post Pandemic Innovation

In the context of 3 SDG Goals, YSB20 provided an opportunity for aspiring young entrepreneurs to engage and be inspired to create and develop viable solutions to societal challenges in today’s fast-evolving and disruptive environment.  Throughout the bootcamp, 35 participants, from different multidisciplinary backgrounds across 5 different universities presented 17 ideas in total. Teams were formed and 7 of these ideas were selected and turned into potential enterprises. Facilitators, speakers and mentors from our dedicated entrepreneur community provided valuable insights and feedback, inspiring apprehensive and quiet individuals into resourceful innovative and confident teams eager to learn about ideation, validation and giving their utmost best at pitching to a panel of expert judges on the final day of the bootcamp!

Teams judged the top 3 best pitched ideas walked away with the Entrepreneur and Innovation Jumpstart Funding Award, Legal Advisory Sessions sponsored by Melissa Lim & Associates, A Networking Session with your Nominated YSB20 Hero, an assortment of gift-cards and merchandise.

As the bootcamp event concluded, the message to all participants was that this shall not mark the end of their experiential learning experience, but the beginning of their entrepreneurial journey towards delivering meaningful impact to society and community.

Congratulations to the winning teams!

  1. Champion - Band+ (Team Members: Ryan Chin, Dithya Niramisa Pulasinghe, Chan Wei Peng, Tang Chii Kang, Yap Huan Yi)
  2. 1st Runner-Up - K-NA (Team Members: Bridget Moh, Arenna Loke, Thong Joey, Chong Jun Ping, Chloe Tan)
  3. 2nd Runner-Up - SnapR (Team Members: Nur'izzatul Akmal Binti Mohamad Sridi, Wong Jie Ying, Lai Wen Khei, Tan Wei Liang)
  4. Honourable Mention - LifeBot (Team Members: Koh Zi Qing, Cheah Meng Yew, Wong Vyen, Jeremy Ong, Siew Jun Ru)

If you missed out on the Final Pitch, you can watch it here.

If you would like to find out more about YSB 2020, you can find out here.