Income powers up Future Starter with TAG.PASS
Building on the success of the business pitch challenge, Future Starter, NTUC Income (Income) is catapulting it into a full accelerator programme, powered by TAG.PASS, an Infocomm Investments' programme.

Income is the first insurer in Singapore to collaborate with Infocomm Investments to launch a joint programme with TAG.PASS. This structured and intensive acceleration programme is designed for entrepreneurs to validate their business model and quickly develop and commercialise viable products over a period of three months.

Income Future Starter, powered by TAG.PASS, aims to disrupt the business modus operandi and create out-of-the-box solutions that bring product differentiation, competitiveness and value to customers on a whole new level.
This programme is jointly organised by:
Our partners include:

Income Future Starter, powered by TAG.PASS, is an 11-week accelerator programme that fast tracks the commercialisation of products and market access through mentorship and co-innovation with Income. The programme comprises of three core phases – business model development and validation, product development and pitch for investments. Start-ups will go through intensive training and guidance where they are expected to conduct field interviews, problem-solution validation, rapid prototyping, storyboarding, software and hardware development, growth hacking, marketing, branding, sales and business pitching amongst others.

Up to 12 start-ups will be shortlisted and hosted in Singapore to accelerate their innovative products and/or services. Successful applicants stand to benefit from the following:

Equity-Free Funding
S$28,000 seed funding for up to 12 successful teams
Mentorship from relevant industry
veterans/specialists who are able to share their deep domain expertise and insights
A structured 11-week programme to up-skill tech and business know-how by a team of committed coaches
Co-work space at BASH (Build Amazing Startups Here), Singapore's largest integrated start-up space
Opportunity to pitch your business and gain access to funding at an exclusive Demo Day at the end of the programme, in March 2017
Dedicated support from the Income team, including access to decision-makers and the opportunity to plug into the Income ecosystem
Key insights on building relationships with Income as a service provider or partner
Networking opportunities with stakeholders in Singapore's start-up ecosystem, fellow entrepreneurs, investors, relevant Government agencies and other corporates

If you are a start-up that shares our vision to enhance the accessibility of insurance to customers (including the underserved and unserved communities), as well as, to improve user experience and create new innovative business models – you are what we're looking for.

Join us in this journey to bring about the next big thing with innovative solutions that can capture opportunities based on problems worth solving in the areas of insurance, business analytics, and healthcare.

The types of solutions that we are excited about are listed below. These are but a small set of areas where innovation can happen.

Enhance claims experience and processing
Robo Advisor
Combat fraudulent claims
Peer-to-peer insurance
Central needs analysis for customers
Integrated customer data analytics
If you have ideas or solutions in other areas, we would love to hear it too.
To find out more, please watch the video below.

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