On 18th February 2019, Facebook has announced 11 startup that will be Startup Station Singapore’s first batch of startup which has been selected amongst 100 over applicants from accross sea region. They are QSearch(Instant Search), Envolve Data, Qlue, jumper.ai, Peoplewave, Allied World, Healthcare, DRVR, Newswav, GigaGigs, Vouch and Waitrr.
Startup Station Singapore is introduced by Facebook and Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) Singapore, powered by Rainmaking which aiming for innovative, data-driven startups. It is a 6-months program that have a mission to help startup to grow, develop better ways of working with data, and connect to a wide network of opportunity.
Being selected for Startup Stations Singapore is very beneficial as they will provide training to help startup to scale their business as well as identify the key business challenges, co-working space at IMDA pixel, mentor-ship with Facebook that will help startup to avoid costly mistakes succeed their goals, have the opportunity to experiments within regulatory sandbox plus receive support and guidance from Singapore Government thru IMDA.
All startup will also have the opportunity to access to Facebook by being a part of FBStart that is designated to help startup to build and grow their business which includes year round direct technical support from FB.
The most exciting part is startup will have better access to network of opportunity as they will be introduced to potential partners and investors via FB and IMDA sponsored event.