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YOUNG FOUNDERS BOOTCAMP WEEKEND ~ SINGAPORE EDITION

ARE YOU THE NEXT CHANGEMAKER?

 ONE WEEKEND. 50 PARTICIPANTS. 10 CRAZY BRILLIANT MENTORS

Join us and start your journey in changing the world through entrepreneurship and innovation

Build a startup in one weekend
Best startup takes home attractive prizes
Top 80% of team gets invited to Young Founders Summit Asia 2019

Young Founders Summit is the world's first startup competition and accelerator program exclusively for teenage founders, originating from Los Angeles. 
To date, teenage founders from the program have raised $1.5 million in funding 

BOOTCAMP WEEKEND SCHEDULE

 

9 August, Friday

12:00 - 12:30: Ice breaker and getting to know your future Young Founders community

12:30 - 13:30: Understanding your strengths and purpose with Stanford d.School's Project Wayfinder

13:30 - 14:00: Introduction to innovation and entrepreneurship

14:00 - 15:30: Brainstorming and ideation sprint; Learn how to evaluate the ideas using the RWW Framework). Is the market real? Is it feasible?

15:30 - 16:00: Break

16:00 - 17:00: 60 second rapid fire pitches. Participants who want to pitch their ideas and recruit teammates can do so. Teams start to be formed

17:00 - 18:00: Refine your solution, identify your target market, put together your unique value proposition 

(Formal teaching ends at 18:00, but teams can work on the tasks until whenever you decide to stop!)

 

10 August, Saturday 

09:00 - 10:00: Market sizing and customer discovery - Who really is your target market? Who's your beach head? How can you find out if they want your solution?

10:00 - 11:00: Competitive analysis and barriers to entry

11:00 - 12:00: Introduction to Lean Canvas: Revenue model. What is a sustainable business model? How do you estimate the amount of capital needed? Where can you raise money?

12:00 - 13:00: Go-to-market strategy. How do you get your first 100 users?

13:00 - 14:00: Lunch

14:00 - 17:00: "Consult a mentor" breakout sessions. Esteemed entrepreneurs and experts have been invited to mentor participants. They will challenge your assumptions, give guidance and help you move along!

17:00 - 18:00: How to prepare a killer pitch presentation and mock prototype

18:00: Pizza party 

Task for the day: Prepare your pitch (a typical pitch presentation would be 10 slides covering the problem statement, market size, solution and unique value proposition, revenue model, go-to-market strategy, competition, team) and mock prototype

(Formal teaching ends at 18:00, but teams should work on the tasks until whenever you decide to stop!)

 

11 August, Sunday

09:00 - 12:30: Pitch preparation, prototyping, tech checks

12:30 - 17:00: Pitch presentations to judges

17:00 - 17:30 : Announcement of Semi-Finalists and closing ceremony

BOOTCAMP WEEKEND DETAILS:

9 - 11 August 2019
Trehaus Funan, Singapore
SGD 600 to join. Includes:

♦ Chance to be a Young Founders Summit Asia 2019 Semi-Finalist and win USD 10,000

 Lunch x3

Dinner x1

 Official certificate from Peking University, Smarter Me and Founders Bootcamp

 Letter of recommendation with acknowledgment of skills (critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration etc.) demonstrated

 Learning materials

 

Fee excludes accommodation and transport. We can provide assistance and recommendation on logistics.

TEACHERS AND MENTORS

(MORE TO BE UPDATED!)
Lim Ee Ling Smarter Me
Jovan Tan Smarter Me
Rachel Lim Young Founders Summit-1
Daniel Lin Young Founders Summit 2
Kenneth Low Club Alacarte
Megha Singh CRIB Young Founders Summit
Joydeep Chakraborty Young Founders Summit
Angela Noronha Young Founders Summit-1

“We're here to put a dent in the universe. Otherwise, why else even be here?"

Steve Jobs

“这个世界不是因为你能做什么,而是你该做什么。这个世界只要有梦想,只要你不断努力,不断学习,不管你长得如何,不管你是不是有钱,不管是这样还是那样,你都是有机会的。”

马云

"Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough."

- Mark Zuckerberg

YOUNG FOUNDERS SUMMIT ASIA

 

 This year's Young Founders Summit Asia 2019 is brought to you by:

Logo-sm          Founders Bootcamp      pkulogo_white

 

If your team is one of the top 80% chosen as a Semi-Finalist, you will be invited to pitch in Beijing in November 2019! 

The Champion wins USD 10,000 equity-free cash and at least 4 hours live online mentorship (video conference) from Founders Bootcamp, a venture capital firm from the U.S.

 

GO TO YOUNG FOUNDERS SUMMIT MAIN SITE

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ENROLL FOR THE BOOTCAMP WEEKEND

 

Zero to Hero. Idea to Reality. Build a startup in one weekend