Bali and Singapore Social Innovation Bootcamp
Validate your startup with customers and get investor feedback
Join our next cohort accelerating innovation towards the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals by solving a social, health or environmental problem in Bali and Singapore. Learn to apply a proven social entrepreneurship framework alongside a cohort of innovators and startup founders from across South East Asia. Receive 1-1 mentorship to design your solution and pitch, and receive initial investor feedback.
Teams that validate interest for their solution will be eligible to receive an investment offer from our partner fund.
Apply MIT's "Disciplined Entrepreneurship", Google Venture's "Sprint", HubSpot's "Flywheel" and "Theory of Change" frameworks to design and test your solution.
Expert mentors from BonBillo provide guidance to design your solution and pitch. Visit and learn from successful local entrepreneurs and corporate innovation leaders.
Work alongside mission-driven entrepreneurs from across South East Asia in a vibrant environment with office space and amenities. Participate in several cohort building activities and join a community of supportive entrepreneurs making an impact.
Bali and Singapore Excursions
Understand and appreciate Bali through a tour of Tegalalang Rice Terrace, Tegenungan Waterfall, Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, Ubud Palace, and Tirta Empul Temple, known for its natural springs. Visit Singapore's business and cultural sites including the Central Business District, Marina Bay Sands, Gardens by the Bay and Clarke Quay.
$50K in Partner Perks
Receive benefits and discounts worth more than $50,000 from our partners including HubSpot for Startups, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud for Startups Program, Carta, Shoobx, Miro, Chargebee, Customer Camp and PriyoShop to help accelerate your growth.
Pitch your social impact startup to the innovation community in Singapore and receive investor feedback.
Local challenges, a proven entrepreneurship framework and mentorship to design and test your solution
We provide key elements social innovators need to solve a problem: Local context and challenges, a proven framework for rapidly designing and testing a solution, access to top advisors and industry experts, an accomplished peer group, a vibrant workspace, excursions and visits to successful startups and innovation hubs.
Meet your cohort of startup founders and innovators over dinner in Bali.
Visit local attractions in Bali including the Tegalalang Rice Terrace, Tegenungan Waterfall, Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, Ubud Palace, and Tirta Empul Temple, known for its natural springs.
Program orientation and introduction.
Apply the “Disciplined Entrepreneurship” framework to identify your customer. Learn about the "Jobs to be Done" framework and a customer interview methodology to discover key customer insights.
Welcome dinner with the entire cohort.
Conduct customer interviews and summarize key customer insights.
Apply Village Capital's VIRAL framework to assess your investment readiness and next milestones.
Learn about impact investing and fundraising from a leading global impact investor.
Apply the “Disciplined Entrepreneurship” framework to define your value proposition, core and competitive positioning.
Hear from two successful founders about their journeys building their startups and lessons learned.
Design your go-to-market strategy.
Learn about what makes a successful founder from a leading global Impact VC investor.
Develop your Theory of Change with clear impact metrics to communicate your social impact with all stakeholders.
Learn about HubSpot's Flywheel framework to attract, engage and delight customers to drive growth.
Apply the “Sprint” framework to design your customer flywheel.
Bali is an idyllic spot for snorkeling and watersports. Enjoy views of the vibrant coral reefs and look out for reef sharks, sea turtles, lionfish, and squid.
Take the day to fly to Singapore.
Design your business model to maximize value creation for customers and align timing of value creation to your payouts.
Craft your investor pitch with a strong strategic narrative.
Explore the vibrant city of Singapore over dinner out with the cohort.
Visit HubSpot Singapore to refine your customer flywheel to drive growth.
Meet with a leading VC firm to learn about fundraising.
Define your team's culture and values.
Prepare your investor pitch.
Meet with a leading seed stage VC investor to learn about fundraising best practices.
Visit Carta for a workshop on preparing your cap table and data room to raise your seed round.
Meet with a successful startup founder and learn from their journey.
Refine your investor pitch.
Visit INSEAD for a workshop on Product Design.
Visit a leading corporate innovation hub to learn about corporate partnerships.
Refine your investor pitch.
Pitch your startup to the innovation community in Singapore and receive investor feedback.
Dinner celebration with the entire cohort.
What participants say?
Software Engineer, ParkUpp
Luntu Ayabulela Quntana
Founder, Car Park
I really liked how they pushed me towards the right direction about the problem we are trying to solve. I also got a chance to learn a lot about my country's history and I also experienced the beauty of South Africa.
Price of $3,199 includes co-working space, events and excursions. It excludes flights to Bali and Singapore, accommodation, daily food and commute.
Partial scholarships are available.
Who is the program for?
Entrepreneurs and innovators interested in solving problems and growing into South East Asia.
University students interested in exploring a social impact startup focused on South East Asia.
Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
Join a global community of social entrepreneurs in a 3-month online bootcamp to launch your startup. Apply a proven entrepreneurship curriculum, receive expert mentorship and get partner benefits of $50K. Pitch your startup to the innovation community on Demo Day.
Learn to apply a proven entrepreneurship curriculum to help solve a social, health or environmental problem in South East Asia with a team of accomplished peers.
January 20th to February 2nd, 2024
Partial scholarships available
Now accepting applications