Mediacorp Singapore – Incubator Programme Mediapreneur
Mediacorp’s start-up incubator programme, Mediapreneur, recently launched a two-month campaign to seek new applications for its fourth batch of companies.
Targeting digital media start-ups applying disruptive and emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), data analytics, influencer marketing, and virtual reality (VR), artificial reality (AR) technologies, the programme offers successful applicants the opportunity to forge partnerships with Mediacorp as a commercial partner. Other than receiving seed funding, start-ups are also mentored by experienced industry veterans, and housed at the Mediacorp Campus throughout the one-year incubation programme to allow for prospective tie-ups with Mediacorp’s stable of products and business units.
Through Mediapreneur, companies benefit from a structured system that offers both infrastructural support and guidance from experienced mentors. More importantly, Mediacorp also provides relevant start-ups with a head-start to doing business in the real world.
Started in 2013, the Mediapreneur programme has since invested in 21 start-ups over three batches with seeding fund exceeding $790,000. These start-ups have also gone on to raise funding of more than $9.3 million from investors, with some of these gaining significant commercial success.
Applications are open until Mar 25. Interested applicants can visit the Mediapreneur website for more details. (C+T Mag)