Microsoft BizSpark - Microsoft BizSpark is a global program that helps software startups succeed by giving them access to Microsoft software development tools, connecting them with key industry players, including investors, and providing marketing visibility to help entrepreneurs starting a business. Microsoft BizSpark is a worldwide partner of the Founder Institute, providing software, support, facilities, and mentoring to many entrprenuers within the Fouder Insitute network. Learn more about our partnership here, and sign-up for BizSpark here.

 

Softlayer Technologies Inc.

Spanning 13 data centers in the United States, Asia and Europe and a global footprint of network points of presence, SoftLayer operates a global cloud infrastructure platform built for Internet scale. SoftLayer is the largest privately held Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider in the world with a diverse customer portfolio from Web startups to global enterprises.

Rightscale Inc. 

RightScale® Inc., cloud management enables organizations to easily deploy and manage business-critical applications across public, private, and hybrid clouds. RightScale provides efficient configuration, monitoring, automation, and governance of cloud computing infrastructure and applications. Since 2006, millions of servers have been launched with the RightScale solution by leading enterprises including the Associated Press, CBS Interactive, Intercontinental Hotels Group, PBS, and Zynga.

Startup Research

Singapore Summer 2012 Semester

What market are you pursuing? Is the target market big enough? Is it growing or shrinking? What are the other characteristics of your market, and why do you care? How do you find data on your market? How do you define your competitors? What are inexpensive tactics to do custom market research, such as surveys? How can you determine if you can win in your target market, and when do you decide to walk away?

Goal:
Choose your business and market.

Date:
2012-05-30, 06:30 PM

Mentors


8.47
Jeffrey Paine
Founding Partner, Golden Gate Ventures

Jeffrey Paine is the founding partner of Golden Gate Ventures, an early stage technology seed fund based in Singapore. Jeff started and manages the Founder Institute in Singapore where he is currently overseeing its expansion in Southeast Asia, and Japan. Since 2010 the F...

7.75
Phalgun Raju
Regional Director & General Manager, SE Asia, HK, Taiwan, Inmobi

Phalgun Raju as the Regional Director and General Manager for Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Phalgun spearheads the company’s business strategy, sales, business development, operations and marketing for the region. Phalgun has joined InMobi from Google, where she ...

7.69
Kong Soon Chak
Managing Partner, Stream Global

Chak has been in the ICT industry for more than 20 years. His passion is in building organisations and nurturing them. Prior to being the Managing Partner of Stream Global and the Director of E1 Studio, he was mentoring Mustard Technology and several other ICT organisatio...

8.32
Steven Fang
Executive Director & Group CEO, Cordlife Ltd

Dr. Fang founded CordLife Singapore in 2001, and negotiated the merger with Cytomatrix in 2003 which led to the establishment of CyGenics and its subsequent IPO on the Australian Stock Exchange on 18th June 2004. The CyGenics group was renamed as CordLife in 2007 to focus...

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