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We are an appointed EntrePass Partner

An initiative under Startup SG, EntrePass is a work pass aimed to support foreign founders in establishing innovative venture-backed startups in Singapore. Through EntrePass, you can look forward to join Singapore’s vibrant tech startup community and gain access to networking, fundraising, and co-innovation opportunities. Find out if you are eligible to apply for EntrePass here.

Situated at the heart of Asia, Singapore’s innovation ecosystem features a vibrant, dynamic, and fast- growing startup landscape. Home to more than 3,800 tech startups, 400 investors and 220 accelerators and incubators, Singapore’s growing startups are supported by a robust network of ecosystem partners.

With the EntrePass, foreign entrepreneurs can gain access to potential business networks, funding opportunities, and scale into the Asia region through Singapore as a launchpad.

  • What is the program structure?
    The program has two pillars. The first pillar is to engage in deal sourcing. The second pillar is dedicated to learning how to become a great scout through our VC Education Curriculum. Throughout the program, we offer mentorship from our Saison Capital team as well as presentations delivered by external speakers and connection to our global network. Pillar 1 of Scout Program: Scouting/Deal Sourcing – Engage in deal sourcing and find investment opportunities. – Organize in-person and virtual events with entrepreneurs. – Participate in workshops and networking events to become further immersed and better connected. – Research exciting companies, technologies, and trends. Pillar 2 of Scout Program: VC Education Curriculum – Learn via our proprietary Saison Capital Scout Curriculum led by our Saison Capital team. – Go through the VC process from deal sourcing to mental models geared towards helping you source deals, build network, and manage deal flow. – Get to know to Saison Capital and Credit Saison, our teams, and our partners. – Network with successful entrepreneurs, VCs, experts.
  • How long is the scout program?
    We expect a 12-month minimum commitment to the role. The program will start in April, 2023.
  • Is it a full time position?
    No, this is a part-time position and not a paid employment. Scouts are expected to commit 6-8 hours per week. The scout program is not meant to function as a full-time job and can be done concurrently with existing work commitments.
  • Where will the role be located?
    The Scout Program will be online. Scouts will work in their home countries.
  • Is the Scout Program free?
    Yes.
  • Does the scout get paid?
    An incentive fee for successfully referred and invested companies is provided. Further details are provided to successful candidates.
  • Can this Scout Program translate into a full-time position at Saison Capital?
    While graduating from the scout program does not guarantee a conversion to a full-time position at Saison Capital, we are open to converting outstanding Scout performers if positions are available.

If you are a Saison Capital portfolio founder and have any additional questions regarding the EntrePass program, please reach out to qinen@saisoncapital.com

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