NTU Entrepreneurship & Startup Training (NEST) Programme

N.E.S.T Participants
01 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024 Alumni, Current Students
Organised by:
NTU I&E - Brenda Ng

The aim of the NEST programme is to provide aspiring entrepreneurs with the necessary tools, knowledge and skills to effectively develop new ideas or transform existing solutions into successful businesses. Participants will be equipped with design thinking principles, tools, and techniques to approach problem-solving, followed by customer discovery techniques to uncover customers' needs and pain points.

Over two full days of intensive, hands-on workshops, participants will engage in practical exercises and apply their learning to real-world scenarios. By the end of the programme, participants will be better equipped to ideate, validate, and launch successful businesses.

Design Sprint Workshop
Learn about design thinking principles, tools, techniques, and mindset to approach problem-solving to ideate and innovate.

Customer Discovery Bootcamp
Learn how to identify your customers and gain insights to understanding customers’ pain points

What's In It For You

  • Receive one-on-one coaching sessions with experienced entrepreneurs
  • Gain networking opportunities with like-minded community and potential co-founders
  • Apply for Multi-disciplinary Team fund of up to S$10,000 to develop prototypes for market testing and validation
  • Participants who are seeking funding will need to submit assignments, conduct a minimum of 20 potential customer interviews and attend coaching sessions with instructors and mentors.

Who Should Attend

  • Open to all NTU students (undergraduates and postgraduates), staff, faculty, and alumni
  • Those interested to embark on a startup journey
  • Those interested to develop or test new ideas
  • Those seeking funding or incubation support from NTU

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