500 Ignition


Transform your idea into a startup in 12 weeks

What Is 500 Ignition Singapore?

A virtual program designed in collaboration with Startup SG to support budding entrepreneurs in Singapore over 12 weeks of world-class programming and mentorship.

This Program is specifically developed to meet the needs of aspiring entrepreneurs looking to find fellow co-founders and launch a startup in Singapore with confidence.

We're Looking for Individuals that:

Are aspiring entrepreneurs with no/minimal business experience looking to become startup founders and form dynamic startup teams.

May have had experience as sole proprietors/small business owners, and now aspire to launch scalable and technology-enabled businesses.

Are based in Singapore. The program is open to Singapore citizens and Permanent Residents.

Seek to provide technology business solutions. The Program will welcome solutions that span across different industries and sectors.

Build a founding team

  • Get to know fellow participants through the team formation portion of the Program
  • Exchange ideas, build community, and develop teams with a shared vision of the future!

World-class programming

  • Develop your customer profile, test and establish product-market fit for your ideas
  • Be guided on how to build a simple Minimum Viable Product and run rapid experiments to test the market.

Coaching and mentorship

  • Receive coaching and dedicated mentorship throughout the Program
  • Craft and perfect your skills to present to key industry players, press, and more at the Program Showcase.

500 Global’s global network

  • Have the opportunity to gain access to our global network of mentors, startups, ecosystem partners, and more!
Application Process

The deadline to apply is 11 August 2021.


The 500 Ignition Program team will review all applications carefully. We will reach out to schedule an interview if there is a potential fit.


We will respond with a decision prior to launching and will onboard enrolled founders to our community channels.


  • Applications Close – August 11, 2021
  • Program Starts – August 16, 2021
  • Program Ends – November 05, 2021