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Open Market Expertise Bidding: Solving Challenges for SMEs
Open Market Expertise Bidding: Solving Challenges for SMEs On this Saturday afternoon, you are invited to connect with like-minded people to participate in a learning cum action dialogue that unites SMEs with qualified professional talents through a Design Thinking methodology. The sessions incorporate contemporary risk-management theory with rigourous industry practice to bring together SME owners, professionals and design thinkers to co-create a transformed local business-innovation landscape, as well as a creative and confident society at large. You will get a unique opportunity together to experience first-hand the MIT-IDEAS Theory U Process in practical action. We are shortlisting 3 pitches from across sectors for 15-minute pitches. At the end of the pitch presentations, there is an opportunity for you to further participate in prototyping an actual pilot-project of your choice. The agenda is as follows: 1.30 Registration & Networking 2.00 Introduction by Victor Loh 2.15 Pitches by 3 SMEs followed by bidding: 1) The Commercial challenge 2) The Arts challenge 3) The Social challenge 3.45 Break 4.00 Prototyping Breakout sessions (concurrent) 5.30 Conclusions 6.00 Close & Photos This session is ideal for: - - SME owners who are seeking innovative business solutions on a lean budget. SMEs seeking to be shortlisted for pitching are to complete and submit this form ( - Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs) who may have been seeking worthwhile career or business opportunities for an extended period. Complete this form to confirm enrolment ( - Design Thinking Consultants who lack a business development arm to reach and assist the 180,000 local SMEs who make up 99% of the enterprises in Singapore and contribute to nearly half of the GDP while employing 70% of the workforce. Those interested in facilitating sessions are to submit this form for selection ( * This session is Complimentary. Participants are free to add contributions to defray the cost of rental. * For further clarifications or queries, feel free to contact Thomas @ 9145-0753 or Victor @ 9002-8028. About Triple Helix Platform ( (THP) THP is an open engagement platform focussed on matching long-term unemployed PMETs (Professionals, Managers, Executives, and Technicians) leveraging their experience and expertise to co-creating with SMEs (Small & Medium Enterprises) in leading a sharing and inclusive economy to transform work relationships into partnerships and ventures beyond Singapore.

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Welcome to Singapore Business Startups meetup group!

This group is for entrepreneurs who would like to share their experiences, as well as those who would like to learn what it takes to start and sustain a new business venture.

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Entrepreneurship is a journey, may all of us enjoy it, and benefit society in the process.

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