WHO WE ARE
Singtel Innov8 Connect is a programme that brings start-ups and Singtel together to create innovative solutions for business challenges faced by the Singtel Group.
Singtel Innov8, the venture capital arm of the Singtel Group, invests in and partners with innovative tech start-ups worldwide. It has a fund size of US$250 million and its own set of decision making, approval and funding processes. Beyond funding, Singtel Innov8 is a gateway for start-ups to tap on the resources and expertise of the Singtel Group, while enabling the Group to gain access to emerging technologies. Singtel Innov8 focuses its investments on technologies and solutions that can lead to quantum changes in network capabilities, next generation devices, digital services and enablers to enhance customer experience. Headquartered in Singapore, Singtel Innov8 also has offices in San Francisco and Tel Aviv.
HOW START-UPS CAN BENEFIT
Start-ups get to collaborate directly with Singtel to create innovative solutions for business challenges faced by the Singtel Group.
Selected start-ups will receive up to S$75,000 to test and validate their solutions with Singtel Group.
Successful solutions may lead to commercialisation with the Singtel Group, providing start-ups access to the Group’s customer base.
Start-ups will also have the opportunity to leverage Singtel Innov8’s deep connections in Southeast Asia and its global partnerships to gain exposure to more market access opportunities.
HOW IT WORKS
Singtel Innov8 will publish briefs detailing various business challenges.
Start-ups with relevant solutions are welcomed to submit their applications.
Selected start-ups will then be invited to pitch to a panel of management representatives from the Singtel Group.
Successful start-ups will be chosen to work with Singtel to trial its solution.
ARE YOU READY TO INNOV8 WITH US?
Are you an innovative start-up that’s keen on collaborating with us to explore new and fulfilling projects? Then, we invite you to join us!
Opmantek’s highly scalable network management system has been exceptionally popular with Telcos in both Latin America and the US and we are thrilled that our engagement with Innov8 Connect has provided the opportunity for us to tap into another a large global business such as the Singtel Group. Through the proof of concept we are embarking on we will have the opportunity to demonstrate our advanced technology in the areas of event management, network automation and multi-tenancy and our ability to deliver a consolidated and cost effective solution to our clients in the Singtel Group.
- CEO of Opmantek, Danny Maher
ZINIER is fundamentally changing the way organizations communicate with and manage a large, dispersed workforce. With a product like ours, the opportunity to validate and shape our solution with all the relevant stakeholders at the Singtel Group is invaluable. Through the start-up call from Innov8 Connect, we have the chance to embark on a proof of concept, sharpen our value proposition and deliver a working solution to a prestigious global organization.
- CEO of ZINIER, Arka Dhar
The startup call from Innov8 Connect provided a great opportunity for Xjera to work with a large global business such as the Singtel Group. It allowed us to validate and shape our solutions, which is always invaluable to start-ups like us. Xjera uses Deep Learning to build accurate and robust Video Analytics Applications including our People-of-Interest and Vehicle-of-Interest solutions. We were the winner of IDA’s inaugural Video Analytics Challenge last year. Through the proof-of-concept we are embarking on with the Singtel Group, we hope to sharpen our value proposition and deliver a working solution to our clients