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As part of HyperX's commitment to support the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), HyperSpark aims to help early-stage startups with sustainability-focused innovations go from prototype to market launch. We help build their business models, validate and implement faster, find product-market fit and get connected to global sustainability leaders.
A Sustainability Driven World
HyperSpark is dedicated to early-stage sustainability-driven founders tackle the sustainability crisis to meet these SDGs by 2030.
We need to create a better, smarter and more sustainable future for everyone.
We believe in working hand-in-hand with global talents who are working hard at tackling the sustainability crisis. We are committed to providing them with the support and resources needed to drive action in sustainability.
What To Expect
HyperSpark is a 10 weeks programme that will provide a balance of weekly masterclasses, mentorship, industry engagement as well as time to work on and build your startup.
What We Offer
  • Equity-Free Grant
    SGD 10,000 grant for selected startups to help you take your startup off the ground. There will be no equity taken.
  • Build Your MVP
    10 weeks fast-paced, hands-on programme to validate your startup and build your MVP.
  • StartupSG Founder Grant
    Fast-track and application support for the SGD 50,000 grant for eligible startups.
  • Vibrant Workspace
    Incubation space at StartupX for duration of programme.
  • World-Class Mentorship
    Access to a global network of leading mentors from diverse industries.
  • Domain Expertise
    Dedicated panel of sustainability domain experts.
  • Programme Benefits
    Over SGD 300,000 worth of credits and resources from programme partners.
  • Investor Network
    Access to further capital and investors to support your company.
Join The Programme
HyperSpark seeks to help ideation stage, sustainability startups. If you're interested in joining the programme, here's what we're looking for:
Note: Joining HyperSpark requires a commitment to showing up 100% for the programme and making a positive contribution to the sustainability startup community.
You are an early stage pre-seed startup. You may or may not have launched your MVP in market but you have a sample prototype of your startup idea.
You are available to attend the programme in Singapore (in person) for the duration of the programme if you are shortlisted.
Your company has at least two co-founders with complementary skill sets and are dedicated to putting in the time and resources to bringing your idea to life.
Your startup is focused on one of the sustainability verticals and your business model has potential to scale (preferably structured around tech).
Be Mentored by Changemakers
  • Johanan Sen
    Chief Strategy Officer
    One Singapore Media Group at Dentsu Aegis Network
  • Jenni Risku
    Women in Tech
  • Arndt Husar
    Senior Advisor
    Global Centre for Technology, Innovation & Sustainable Development, UNDP
  • Peter Browne
    Intangible Communications
  • Sang Shin
    Digital Innovation, Temasek
  • Paul Meyers
    Investment Advisor
    Asian Development Bank
  • Alan Hellawell
    Venture Partner
    Alpha JWC Ventures
  • Carmen Yuen
    Vertex Ventures
  • Jordan Dea-Mattson
    Site Director
  • Desmond Koh
    Centre for Responsible Future & Future-Ready Banker
  • Michael Blakey
    Managing Partner
    Cocoon Capital
  • Christian Cadeo
    Managing Partner, Asia
    Big Idea Ventures
  • Wan Dazriq
    Founder & Executive Chairman
    PurpoSE Malaysia
  • Mark Lven
    Agent of Change
    Maker Initiative
  • Wilson Chew
    Co-founder/UX Designer
  • Lim Meng Hui
    Founder & CEO
  • Arinze Eze
    Chairman/ CEO
    Aerial Industries Pte Ltd
  • Jeff Liew
    Investing 4 Impact
  • Vandana Dhaul
    Head – Accelerator Operations
    GROW AgriFood Tech Accelerator
  • Martin Perez
  • David Ward
    The Nurturing Co.
  • Darren Toh
    Co-founder & Head of Communications & Compliance
  • Chip Dong Lim
    Product Designer
  • Raj Singh
    Founder & CEO
HyperSpark is organised by
The HyperSpark Journey
Applications Open
Your application will help us better understand whether you will be a good fit for the programme. There will be 3 rounds of interviews and only shortlisted teams will move on to the next step.
You will be invited for an in-person or online interview for us to assess the team and the product that you are building. You will be notified at least a month before the programme begins on your acceptance into the programme.
Applications Deadline
The programme kickstarts with meeting your mentors, the working team and your fellow founder program-mates. In the first 4 weeks, you will go through a series of masterclasses and work towards the internal evaluation day.
Programme Kickstart
The programme culminates at Demo Day, where teams will showcase their stories of growth and success on stage to a curated audience made up of investors, corporates venture funds, collaboration partners and government agencies.
Demo Day
At Pitch Day, only teams who make it through internal evaluation will successfully make it to the next 6 weeks and receive SGD10,000 in funding. If you don't make it, you are still welcome to apply for the next cohort and we will continue to support you outside of the programme.
Pitch Day
Meet Cohort One
Meet the gamechanging startups tackling global sustainability changes from our first cohort!
  • Augmentus
    A full-stack code-free robot programming platform.

    Leong Yong Shin, Daryl Lim
  • Xpertflow
    Artificial intelligence enabled platform providing high accuracy prognosis on life-threatening medical conditions.

    Rashid Hameed, Sayyaf Haider, Shan ul Haq
  • Noice Care
    NOICE creates and distributes organic personal care products with a zero-waste approach, starting with toothpaste.

    Morgane Soret, Clement Hochart, Max Masson, Valerian Fauvel
  • Accredify
    Accredify helps institutes issue tamper-proof digital certificates.

    Quah Zheng Wei, Derrick Lee, Shaun Cheetham, Edmund Chew
  • Flatbread
    Lowering intermediary fees for low-skilled migrant workers by up to 7 times.

    Chuan De Sheng, Chen Wei Jian, Ong Jia Rui
  • Insect Feed Technologies
    The next generation of insect technology farms for animal feed.

    Sean Tan
  • Outpos
    Inspiration Comes Standard

    Shariff Raffi
  • Senzehub
    A vital sign wearable device that detects anomalies and saves lives.

    George Heng
  • Ottodot
    An edutech platform where learning is made fun for kids.

    Khor Le Yi, Lei Wong Lei
  • Reebelo
    Reebelo is APAC's trusted marketplace to buy and rent refurbished tech.

    Philip Franta, Fabien Rastouil
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