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The following organizations provide valuable resources for entrepreneurs and investors, and may serve as a starting point as you explore options available to you after INSEAD.  You can also find additional resources on our External Events and Mews pages.


INSEAD launches a new partnership with STATION F!  Offering a select group of alumni start-ups access to the impressive STATION F ecosystem, the INSEAD LaunchPad will also facilitate the sourcing of advisors, customers, partners, investors and talent from the highly innovative INSEAD community.  Visit our website to see how you can apply for residency!

INSEAD Angels (Asia), an alumni investment club, provides early-stage seed minority investment to high-calibrate start-ups where the founder or co-founder is an INSEAD alum. The club encompasses alumni with diversity of thought and experience. They balance their vision on three pillars: i) funding and mentoring for the entrepreneurs, ii) returns for the investors, and iii) contributing portion of the returns to INSEAD. If you would like to learn more about the membership or have a start-up to pitch for funding, please contact Fabrice Fischer MBA’03J, Alokik Advani MBA’05J or Olga Lyudovyk MBA’07J at
INSEADAlum Ventures Pte Ltd (“IAV”) is a investment company focused on providing seed funding, value-added resources and mentorship to selected INSEAD alumni who are becoming entrepreneurs after graduation. IAV is founded by two INSEAD Alumni with successful track records as entrepreneurs and investors; Deepak Shahdadpuri (MBA‘98D) and William Klippgen (MBA‘03D). IAV will invest from SGD $50k to $200k in each start-up and will help develop the start-ups to a point where they easily can raise further seed or Series A funding.
Crowdcube is the world’s leading investment crowdfunding platform. Crowdcube enables anyone to invest alongside professional investors in start-up, early stage and growth businesses through equity, debt and investment fund options.
Expara is Singapore's pioneer and leader in incubation, early-stage venture capital, entrepreneurship, VC and innovation training, mentorship and advisory work. Expara provides both investment and services to the enterprise ecosystem. Douglas Abrams, the company's founder and CEO is a venture capitalist, entrepreneur, angel investor and educator who has been investing, venturing, and teaching in Singapore since 2000. Expara works closely with start-up companies, SMEs and key players in both the public and private sector in the local enterprise ecosystem. Expara has offices in Singapore, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur.
FastTrack is a venture capital firm seeking to fund innovative and tech startups. Apply by 13 May for your chance to win $50,000 cash prize and $250,000 to $1,000,000 in seed funding!
Fatfish MediaLab in Singapore operates an accelerator specialising in mobile, e-commerce and fintech areas. Fatfish Mediallab has been appointed as an official partner of the i.jam funding scheme of the Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA). The I.jam funding programme allows a co-investment partnership between Fatfish and MDA that sees investment of up to SGD250,000 of seed funding into early stage startup in exchange for minority equity position. Besides funding Fatfish Medialab actively provides support to startups in the various business operation areas such as product development, marketing, strategy and finance etc. invests in young innovators solving big problems. Their approach immerses teams in a holistic experience using the 8D© program based on intense challenges, real-world skills development and shared experiences among the most talented young founders around the world. They are an active early stage, lead investor in innovative young companies across a broad range of industries and geographies. Their check sizes range from as little as $250,000 to $5M. Applications for their next class is now being accepted on a rolling basis.  We encourage you to apply early and good luck!

Get2Volume, headquartered in Singapore, invests in, mentors and helps grow innovative startup companies. The company offers global capabilities, capital and connections to enable success.
JFDI's seed accelerator program is for startups seeking seed funding for an innovative idea with a complete team in place, a product/prototype already launched, and early signs of market traction. Mature, previously-funded startups are ok too!
MAGNiTT is an online pitching platform connecting entrepreneurs and strategic investors together to find a perfect match.
Mustard Seed is a unique global network of investors and professionals driven to develop businesses that produce deep and enduring social and environmental outcomes.  Mustard Seed invests in and incubate socially and environmentally impactful start-ups with the purpose of enabling enterprise for society and finding solutions to underserved markets and populations. It further supports established enterprises to align their profit and impact strategies, in order to eliminate trade-offs between social/environmental and financial outcomes.

Paris&Co. is pleased to offer the Paris Landing Pack: a one-stop-shop to start your business in Paris. Paris&Co, the economic development and innovation agency of Paris, launched this program for international entrepreneurs willing to start their company. This tailor-made offer allows you to spend time on the spot, building your business model, meeting with potential clients, partners and KOLs, testing your solutions/products, understanding French and/or European regulations etc… surrounded by other entrepreneurs! For more information, please visit the website or send an email to

Seedcamp is an Acceleration Fund, supporting startups from prototype to IPO.  It backs ambitious founders from around the world and help them build billion dollar global companies, providing them with the right access at the right time to learning, network, and capital.  Seedcamp invests initially up to €200k and accelerate them across the product/market fit, traction, growth and scale stages, from Seed to IPO.