Application for BIG Incubation Program


4 month incubation programme for entrepreneurs and startups.

The incubation program It is opened to all non-SMU and SMU students, alumni and staff. Growth-oriented founders with a validated idea/MVP are given preference. This is a highly selective programme with an acceptance rate of around 15%.


  • Startup grants*
  • World-class advisors and mentors
  • Masterclasses led by industry experts
  • Co-working space in the heart of the city (9-month access to The Greenhouse, SMU Connexion)
  • 24/7 access to co-working space in downtown location
*Grants are subject to eligibility. Check them out here

Intakes are 3 times a year in January, May and September. Intake panels will be held in December, April and August.


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